Andy Evans
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Andy Evans commented on National Theatre Wales's group Writers
"Has anyone written/produced a play about Cardiff Bay since its redevelopment? I am trying to find a play to compare to two older plays set before the redevelopment. Any help would be appreciated."
Jan 13, 2020
Andy Evans commented on National Theatre Wales's group Writers
"Hi. I hope its okay to post this here. As a current student on an MA in Theatre at the University of Lincoln, I am looking for a topic to base my dissertation on later this year. I am considering writing about the way Wales/Welshness is portrayed by…"
Dec 26, 2019

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What I do:
Playwright from Penarth
A little more about me:
Freelance playwright/actor/director/dramaturg. Published in the UK and USA. One half of Breakwater Theatre Company - a new company dedicated to new writing for the stage.
Penarth and Humberside
Projects I’m working on:
Breakwater Theatre Company - a company specifically highlighting and promoting new writing for the stage.
October 2016 - FIT - a new monologue commissioned by Lincs Inspire staged by Breakwater Theatre Company.
July 2016 - "Amelie and the Detectives" a brand new play for primary age children
July 2016 - An all-new radio play entitled "The Grimsby Chums" to be broadcast July 2016, showing life on the Home Front and at The Front on the Somme. This is the second play of three, telling different aspects of the history of the 10th Battalion of the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment during WW2.

September 2014 -"Pro Patria Mori - A Story of The Grimsby Chums" a community play about Grimsby's contribution to WW1 for the Caxton Theatre, Grimsby performed September 6th - 13th 2014.

New plays premiered during 2019:

The Beating - a short play premiered by Dirty Protest and subsequent performances by Breakwater Theatre and Chameleon 53 at Lincoln Drill Hall and by the Rum Diaries at Strathbungo Glasgow.

Indomitable - the story of Penarth's own Elisabeth Sheppard Jones.

With Love from Ruhleben a Heritage Lottery Fund project.

Hotel de Marl - written and performed by Andy Evans, broadcast on BBC Radio Humberside March 2020.

Currently developing Cofiwch Dryweryn - a play about the vandalism of the memorial at Llanrhystud.

Currently studying MA Theatre at the University of Lincoln 2019 - 2020.

Worked with Daniel Bye May 2013.

Worked with Middle Child Theatre Company May 2013.

Wrote for Slung Low April 2013.

Worked with Conor McKee Productions in March 2013.
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New Welsh Writing set for London

I am an ex-pat Welshman living in England (for my sins) and working as a teacher whilst running my own company Breakwater Theatre Company and writing scripts.

We will be bringing my full-length monologue, "FIT", will be performed at the London Theatre in New Cross on Saturday 11th February. It is hoped that we may get to perform the run in Cardiff at some point as well, but, in the meantime, any support would be welcome.

It tells the story of a twenty-something girl and her…


Posted on January 15, 2017 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

The Hotel de Marl - a 12 minute play set in Grangetown.

For some time now I have wanted to explore the story of the "Hotel de Marl" in Grangetown as the subject matter for a piece of theatre. Hundreds of working class men defied the government of the day, to get round the 1881 Sunday Closing Act which prohibited pubs from opening and banned the sale of alcohol on a Sunday. Instead, the men of Grangetown created illicit, open-air drinking clubs on The Marl, organised as invitation only "gentlemen's clubs", which were not restricted by the…


Posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:10 — 5 Comments

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At 22:48 on March 22, 2015, Catrin Fflur Huws said…

Thanks Andy foe supporting the Kickstarter for TKAM - it really us very much appreciated.

At 21:33 on July 7, 2013, Matt Ball said…

HI Andy,

the next forge is on the 18th July. 


At 2:44 on July 7, 2011, Laurence Allan said…
Second time Blow To Bute Street has reared its head in a couple of weeks. It was performed a long time ago on the main stage of the Sherman. Vivid memories though. Chat away!

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