Festivals link up for lockdown online
Comedy / Film / Music / R&B / Wales

Festivals link up for lockdown online

Four of Wales’ best-loved festivals have joined forces in lockdown to create Gŵyl 2021, a free, online festival of music and comedy. The best of Festival of Voice, FOCUS Wales, Other Voices Cardigan, and Aberystwyth Comedy Festival have been captured over recent months in Wales and internationally within coronavirus guidelines, to create an event which will be available across the UK at http://www.bbc.co.uk/gwyl2021Continue reading

Supernatural and super – Watermill Ensemble’s Shakespeare double bill
Dance / Fantasy / Music / Rock / Soul / Theatre

Supernatural and super – Watermill Ensemble’s Shakespeare double bill

A double bill of supernatural Shakespeare has been touring the UK, performed by the remarkable Watermill Ensemble. I don’t normally review plays on this blog (I normally review them for this hyperlocal site in Cardiff), but these exceptional productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth deserve exceptional treatment. Continue reading

Florence leaves the ‘wedmin’ to talk about playing an on-stage beauty and an on-screen psychopath
Film / Horror / Theatre

Florence leaves the ‘wedmin’ to talk about playing an on-stage beauty and an on-screen psychopath

Florence Cady is a rising star of stage and screen. She was one of the leads in the successful UK tour of Ruth Rendell’s Gallowglass, and stars in a new horror feature, Crucible of the Vampire. She kindly took time out [in July 2018] from her ‘wedmin’ (wedding admin, apparently – what a great word!) … Continue reading