Alun Saunders
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Final chance(s) to see A GOOD CLEAN HEART!

Shwmai! If there are any Aberstwythites out there, then we wanted to flag up that Neontopia & Wales Millennium Centre's production of A GOOD CLEAN HEART arrives at ARAD GOCH tonight...Os oes 'na Aberystwythyddion allan yna, cofiwch fod cynhyrchiad Neontopia a Chanolfan Mileniwm Cymru o A GOOD CLEAN HEART yn dod i ganolfan ARAD GOCH heno...THURSDAY 13th / FRIDAY 14th / SATURDAY 15th @ 7:30pmNOS IAU 13eg / NOS WENER 14eg / NOS SADWRN 15fed @7:30yh FRIDAY 14th @ 2:00pmDYDD GWENER 14eg @…See More
Oct 13, 2016
Alun Saunders commented on Sherman Theatre's event 'The Hunting of The Snark - summer holiday family adventure!'
"This is a brilliantly silly and fun and silly and witty (did I mention silly?) production, with a good few nods to the adults as well as giggles for the kids. Great pace, fab cast, wicked music - go see!"
Jul 24, 2016
Alun Saunders is attending Sherman Theatre's event

The Hunting of The Snark - summer holiday family adventure! at Sherman Theatre

July 19, 2016 at 4:30pm to July 30, 2016 at 12pm
Enter into the imaginative world of Lewis Carroll (author of Alice in Wonderland) in this adaptation of his beloved classic poem, The Hunting of the Snark. A musical comedy adventure featuring puppetry, lashings of silliness and an original soundtrack that will delight, excite and entertain in this new summer family production by the Sherman.Join the riotous ragtag band of bold adventurers…See More
Jul 24, 2016
Alun Saunders joined National Theatre Wales's group


An Official National Theatre Wales GroupA group for Producers at every scale and all those who deliver theatre projects to share ideas, experience and best practice. See More
Jun 10, 2016
Alun Saunders might attend Catherine Paskell's event

Dirty Gifted & Welsh 2016 at Angel Hotel, Cardiff

February 28, 2016 from 12pm to 10pm
National Theatre Wales and Dirty Protest are teaming up for the third Dirty, Gifted & Welsh, and promise another jam-packed celebration of Welsh writers and writing for performance.Dirty, Gifted & Welsh 2016, an all-day English-language writing festival including performances, play readings, writers’ workshops, pub quiz, special guest speakers, surgeries, discussions, a dirty disco and much more, will be held at the Angel Hotel, Castle Street, Cardiff, on Sunday 28th February 2016, from…See More
Feb 28, 2016
Alun Saunders posted a status
"Check out NEONTOPIA's latest news & blogs mewn dwy iaith right here: Follow us on Twitter @neon_topia"
Jan 25, 2016
Alun Saunders posted a status
"Fancy a 5* show this Xmas? Come join us at Sherman Cymru for Arabian Nights!"
Dec 11, 2014
Alun Saunders posted a status
"Currently rehearsing 'Arabian Nights' at Sherman Cymru with AD, Rachel O'Riordan... Come see!"
Nov 18, 2014
Alun Saunders is attending Mawgaine Tarrant-Cornish's event

Mametz at Great Llancayo Upper Wood near Usk, Monmouthshire

June 24, 2014 at 6pm to July 5, 2014 at 7pm
This large-scale, site-specific production performed in an ancient woodland near Usk, Monmouthshire, will give audiences a vivid glimpse into life – and death – in the trenches and battlefields of the Somme.Inspired by Welsh writer Owen Sheers’ poem Mametz Wood, it will draw on written material by the poets who fought in or witnessed one of the war’s bloodiest conflicts - the Battle of Mametz Wood, in which 4,000 of the the 38th (Welsh) Division were killed or wounded. Among the soldiers who…See More
Jun 13, 2014
Alun Saunders posted a status
"Yesterday Dirty Protest joined forces with NTW as we invaded Praxis Makes Perfect at Latitude as the Soviet Army... and as joyful revellers!"
Jul 21, 2013
Alun Saunders commented on National Theatre Wales's group The Opportunity of Efficiency
"Hi John - have a listen to 'Ymerodraeth Newydd' by Mattoidz. Might not be what you're looking for but Mattoidz have a great sound and this song title means 'new empire'. Hope that helps!"
Mar 22, 2013
Alun Saunders joined National Theatre Wales's group

The Opportunity of Efficiency

April 2013Inspired by the growth of efficiency as a force for change in society and the influence of big business on national and international affairs, The Opportunity of Efficiency is a story of small lives caught up in a global power struggle.Bio-scientist Iffy Scott has made a discovery that could save millions of lives – but, it seems, not everyone thinks it’s a good idea.Alan Harris (writer of National Theatre Wales’ first ever production, …See More
Mar 22, 2013
Alun Saunders posted a status
"Currently in need of a brain organiser. Must separate ideas out and work on them ONE at a time... Scrambled!"
Feb 7, 2013
Alun Saunders posted a status
"On the road with Sherman Cymru's 'The Snow Tiger / Teigr yr EIra' - come see us for some happy family fun!"
Nov 14, 2012
Alun Saunders commented on Claire Hill's event 'Dirty Protest Presents The Real Valleys'
"Just over a week to go and it's heating up bois bach! The Valleys are coming... ...Are you?"
Oct 17, 2012
Alun Saunders is attending Claire Hill's event

Dirty Protest Presents The Real Valleys at Bunkhouse, Cardiff

October 25, 2012 from 7:30pm to 11pm
Dirty Protest Presents...The Real ValleysNew plays from Patrick JonesCarmen StephensSam BeesAlun SaundersTim PriceKelsey RichardsRachel Tresize (cherry popper)No exploitation, no racism, no manipulation, no MTV. Just real Valleys talent. Thursday October 25, 7.30 and 9pm @Bunkhouse, CardiffTickets £5Email to buy in advance See More
Oct 17, 2012

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What I do:
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama graduate of 2002, currently working as an Actor and Writer both in Welsh and in English.
A little more about me:
Welsh-speaking Writer & Actor-Musician: saxophone, clarinet, piano and accordion.

Full-length play, produced & performed at The Other Room Theatre, Cardiff
Director: Mared Swain

Part of Dirty Protest's Plays in a Bag season. Performed at the Royal Court Theatre and Latitude Festival 2013
Dir: Mared Swain

Radio Drama commission for BBC Radio Cymru (also performed by Alun Saunders)
Producer: Ffion Emlyn

Short play written for Dirty Protest's night of plays reacting to MTV's The Valleys
Director: Julia Thomas (Wyndham)

Winner of Sherman Cymru's ScriptSlam competition 2008 with 10-minute play.

Written both in English and in Welsh, produced by Theatr na n'Og as their 2009 spring schools tour
Director: Phyl Harries

'ARABIAN NIGHTS' - Sherman Cymru, 2014
Role: Ali Baba; Abu Hassan
Director: Rachel O'Riordan

Sherman Cymru, 2013
Role: Mr McAllistair
Director: Mared Swain

Radio drama for BBC Radio Cymru
Producer: Cerian Arianrhod

Fiction Factory's award-winning series for S4C
Director: Daf Palfrey

Boom Pictures' long-running drama series for S4C
Director: Gareth Rowlands

Sherman Cymru, 2012
Director: Mared Swain

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, 2011
Director: Tim Baker

Clwyd Theatr Cymru / New Wolsey, Ipswich / Salisbury Playhouse
Director: Pete Rowe
Projects I’m working on:
Currently under commission to write 1x30' episode of S4C's 'Gwaith Cartref' with Fiction Factory, and also developing other theatre projects
Personal Website/CV:
Twitter @username:

Alun Saunders's Blog

Final chance(s) to see A GOOD CLEAN HEART!


If there are any Aberstwythites out there, then we wanted to flag up that Neontopia & Wales Millennium Centre's production of A GOOD CLEAN HEART arrives at ARAD GOCH tonight...

Os oes 'na Aberystwythyddion allan yna, cofiwch fod cynhyrchiad Neontopia a Chanolfan Mileniwm Cymru o A GOOD CLEAN HEART yn dod i ganolfan ARAD GOCH heno...

THURSDAY 13th / FRIDAY 14th /…


Posted on October 13, 2016 at 13:30

Blog virgin no more!

Ooooh this is my first ever ever blog!


Well we've been on tour since March with a show I wrote for Theatr na n'Og called 'The Boy, the Chick and the Golden Egg' or in Welsh, 'Y Bachgen, y Cyw a'r Ŵy Aur'... It's been a lo-o-o-ot of fun! For anybody who's already seen it, well I really hope you enjoyed - for anybody who's yet to see it, time is short but I really hope you will enjoy!

We've been down Cardiff Bay for three days at Eisteddfod yr Urdd… Continue

Posted on May 27, 2009 at 17:43 — 1 Comment

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At 9:30 on June 20, 2012, Catrin Rogers said…

Haia bach!

Newyddion da bod ti nol gyda Radio Cymru - gobeithio'n fawr gewn ni hel clecs am 7.30yb yn fuan! x

At 8:57 on May 29, 2009, Mared Swain said…
Oh go on then!

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