Swansea Jazz Festival is back on the waterfront
Funk / Jazz / Music / Soul / Wales

Swansea Jazz Festival is back on the waterfront

The much-missed Swansea International Jazz Festival is back this summer. The city’s celebration of jazz has had two years off because of the pandemic, and had already switched to a more low-key autumn event because of budget uncertainties in 2019. But now, thanks to a partnership between the city council and Swansea Jazz Club, it’s … Continue reading

Daleks, werewolves, voodoo and rebellion – Roy Castle’s big screen legacy
Comedy / Film / Horror / Jazz / Music / Science fiction / Television

Daleks, werewolves, voodoo and rebellion – Roy Castle’s big screen legacy

Roy Castle was one of the UK’s biggest TV stars of the 1960s and ’70s. An accomplished jazz musician, dancer and actor, a generation of Brits grew up with him as the presenter of the hugely popular Record Breakers. Surprisingly, perhaps, he made only four feature films over 10 years, but each one of them … Continue reading