CHRIS HOWELL's Blog (43)

TOM Review Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd 5 March 2014

FROM THE VALLEYS TO THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN

 

Tom Woodward was part of an emerging culture of pop music in the 60s. Just like Liverpool and London the South Wales valleys…

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STOP PRESS: TOM

Entertainment of the highest class. A show that would grace any West End theatre.

Review to follow but don't wait for that, go and see it for yourself!…

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LA TRAVIATA Review WNO Wales Millennium Centre 16 February 2014

The Perfect Lesson in Understanding                                …

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG IS A RIGHT GOOD LAUGH FINISHES TOMORROW

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG New Theatre 16 February 2014

LOL in a Manor of Speaking

 

Just like Cardiff buses you might not see a smash hit from an Edinburgh fringe festival for months and then two come along almost together (only joking…

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HANNAH AND HANNA review The GATE Arts Centre Keppoch Street Cardiff 5 February 2014

When Worlds Collide

Hannah and Hanna…

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HANNAH and HANNA The Gate, Keppoch Street, Cardiff - Tonight 7 pm

Brilliant, second half just as great as the first. Last chance to see it tonight.

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Read this now

Get down to the Gate tonight for an unmissable show Hannah and Hanna. Too late to write a review - don't miss it tomorrow will be too late

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12 YEARS A SLAVE WINS TOP GOLDEN GLOBE ACCOLADE

12 Years a Slave wins the golden globe top accolade for Best Film Drama. Read my review to see why and how those who are old and mature enough should be encouraged to see it. It is an extraordinary piece of cinema…

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12 YEARS A SLAVE Review Odeon Cardiff 6 January 2014

                                              

A Most Extraordinary Experience in the History of Cinema

12 Years a Slave is a film everyone old and mature enough should be encouraged to see (the film carries a 15 certificate which given…

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SILLY KINGS National Theatre Wales, Cardiff Castle 21December 2013

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A Right Royal Romp For All To Enjoy

Silly Kings is based on the very successful Fairy Tales children’s book written by Terry Jones, one of the recently resurrected Monty Python team.

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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN Wales Millennium Centre 3 December 2013

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Downpour leaves a breath of fresh air

 

This has to be the best musical of its genre for many years and what a privilege that the show graced the stage of the Wales Millennium Centre, put simply a coup of major proportions.…

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ROUGH JUSTICE New Theatre, Cardiff 24 October 2013

              There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience.…

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I'M WITH THE BAND Wales Millennium Centre 16 October 2013

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Traverse Theatre in conjunction with the Wales Millennium Centre…

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BARB JUNGR St. David's Hall 26 September 2013

 

                                                                               

 

The Man in the Long Black Coat

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WADJDA Vue Cinema, Cardiff 9 July 2013

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      ‘Today, no matter what it takes we ride home together.’ (Brian Andreas, Traveling Light)                             

A must see masterpiece of understatement…

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BIANCO turning savage Wales Millennium Centre 1 May 2013

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A Journey of thrills and spills

The NoFit State Circus provides entertainment at various levels that can be breath-taking one moment and enchanting the next. Their routines require the utmost skill, training and physical fitness but also the ability to act on the edge. Bianco,…

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Added by CHRIS HOWELL on May 3, 2013 at 11:55 — No Comments

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…

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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…

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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…

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

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