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Review: The Rocky Horror Show, New Theatre, Cardiff

Rocky Horror show

It’s the 40th anniversary of this, the show that audience participation was made for. Thankfully, the hot summer night was just the ticket for those who fully entered into the spirit of the evening and arrived in stockings, suspenders, basques and little else. Richard O’Brien’s rock ‘n’ roll musical, the Rocky Horror Show has stood the test of time; it’s …

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Review: Hairspray, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Hairspray

On a warm summer’s evening in Cardiff Bay, the mood inside the Wales Millennium Centre was already excitable, he musical Hairspray was in town. So it was hardly surprising that when Tracy Turnblad burst on the stage with the trademark wide grin and endless enthusiasm that has become synonymous with the much-loved character, the whole audience was immediately all-smiles. For …

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Kyffin Williams and RS Thomas are Welsh cultural greats and a credit to their country

They are two of Wales’ cultural greats. Here, Archbishop of Wales, Barry Morgan, compares the attitudes of poet RS Thomas and artist Kyffin Williams to Wales and to faith. Both RS Thomas and Kyffin Williams give the lie to the attack once made on Wales by AN Wilson in the London Evening Standard when he said: “The Welsh are held in universal …

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