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Tiger Bay The Musical review

Tiger Bay The Musical at Wales Millennium Centre – review

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*thanks to Wales Millennium Centre for inviting me to review The reviews have certainly been divided on Tiger Bay The Musical, currently playing at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay until Saturday 25th November. The national newspapers weren’t impressed. It was, they said, overly ambitious, derivative and too long. On...

Orbit Theatre A Christmas Carol New Theatre Cardiff

A Christmas Carol by Orbit Theatre, New Theatre Cardiff 

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Charles Dickens’ classic novel is given the all-singing, all-dancing treatment as Cardiff’s Orbit Theatre bring the 1994 musical A Christmas Carol to the New Theatre stage. Running until Saturday, it’s a great show for families with older children. Considering Orbit are an amateur company, the standard of performances, costumes and scenery...

Room On The Broom Live

Room On The Broom live – theatre review

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Adapting a popular picture book into a stage show is always a tough task. How do you turn a story that takes no more than five minutes to read into an hour-long performance that is faithful to the story but which entertains and holds the attention of the audience? Especially...