CHRIS HOWELL's Blog – April 2013 Archive (5)

Ghost the Musical Wales Millennium Centre 25 April 2013

Unchain the Melodies

The show started seven minutes late and the opening music had to compete with an announcement concerning switching off mobile phones and other such public information. If that wasn’t enough the production has had difficulties from the start. The first two preview performances…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on April 29, 2013 at 12:14 — No Comments

The Ladykillers New Theatre, Cardiff 13 April 2013

An Unlikely Ensemble

When you see the set for Ladykillers you can be excused for thinking that little tipple of wine you had at lunchtime just tipped you over into a world where your vision had become slightly out of line with reality. Almost everything in your…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on April 18, 2013 at 19:32 — No Comments

Love and Money Waking Exploits 11 April 2013

Love or Money, Make or Break


Dedicated to Jess

‘Money you’ve made me some very fast friends…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on April 12, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments


PRIVATE VIEWING       National Museum of Art         14 March 2013

A Fine Palette with a Hint of Curry


An eclectic mix of committed Times and Sunday Times readers gathered in the Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre of the National Museum of Wales at the start of a private viewing of the National Museum of Art. Art is all about taste and this was clearly in evidence as the host for the evening was at pains to stress that the exhibits she had chosen to illustrate her…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on April 9, 2013 at 13:37 — No Comments

Soul Sister Review

Soul Sister                         New Theatre, Cardiff    18 March 2013



Wokoma is Simply the Best

It was in 1956, at the age of 16, when Anna Mae Bullock auditioned for Ike Turner, that he realised her potential and by the 1960s Ike’s band became the Ike and Tina Turner Revue with Tina taking centre stage. Soul Sister is the story of how they came together, charting their relationship and their successes and…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on April 9, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

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