CHRIS HOWELL's Blog – June 2014 Archive (3)

AS YOU LIKE IT Review Taking Flight Theatre Company Cyfarthfa Park, Merthyr 20 June 2014



What was the fascination of this production that brought the author of this review near to tears at its final curtain call? I use the term ‘curtain call’ metaphorically as the stage was promenaded through one of the most picturesque arenas in the Merthyr Valley, Cyfarthfa Park. Was it this environment that worked its magic to send me into…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on June 24, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

BELLE…Not only but also Review Odeon, Cardiff 2 June 2014


Belle is based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Captain Sir John Lindsay, a Royal Navy Admiral. The story starts with Captain Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode)…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on June 4, 2014 at 10:16 — No Comments

BELLE in cinemas from 13 June REVIEW OF PRE-VIEW TO FOLLOW

Belle is a seamless production of a costume drama with an original and moving theme. The acting was superb and the musical score was wonderful. It was a joy to watch and listen throughout. 

Features some of the very best actors including a talented Welsh Gem with an engaging smile by…


Added by CHRIS HOWELL on June 3, 2014 at 8:31 — No Comments

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