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ARTHUR SMITH | INTERVIEW

ARTHUR SMITH | INTERVIEW

  Fedor Tot speaks with alternative comedian and writer Arthur Smith about his tribute to Leonard Cohen. Could you tell us a little bit about the show you’re touring at the moment? Well it’s the last version of Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen, which I originally did about 15 years ago kind of as a […]

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CHURCHILL | FILM PREVIEW

CHURCHILL | FILM PREVIEW

*** Dir: Johnathan Terplitzky (PG, 98 mins) Brian Cox stars as Winston Churchill in the most critical moments of his leadership, following him in the 24 hours leading up to D-Day. Fearful of sending more men to senseless slaughter, as he had done in Gallipoli in the First World War, Churchill is riddled with doubt […]

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TAKE THAT / ALL SAINTS | LIVE REVIEW

TAKE THAT / ALL SAINTS | LIVE REVIEW   Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wed 14 June Pandemonium descended on Swansea as yet another high profile act added their name to the growing list of Liberty Stadium performers. Legendary Mancunian pop group Take That experienced their first outdoor date on their current Wonderland tour. Very lucky to […]

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APOCALYPSO | FEATURE

APOCALYPSO | FEATURE

The Tin Shed Theatre Company are bringing an engaging and comedic horror to Newport this June, envisioning their own desolate vision of the future. Based in a ruined dystopian city, an unusual duo run the last bar on earth, and are all set to meet the man who is held accountable for the nearing of […]

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LIMMY | LIVE REVIEW

LIMMY | COMEDY REVIEW   Glee Club, Cardiff Bay, Mon 12 June Limmy’s career up to this point, a sold-out UK tour of standup comedy venues, is notable for how little mind it’s paid to the traditional standup route. In fact, he’s not really a standup comedian at all: this show comes in two parts, […]

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THE SPACE LADY | LIVE PREVIEW

THE SPACE LADY | LIVE PREVIEW

Transport Club, Cardiff Mon 19 June Colorado native Susan Dietrich Schneider is the living embodiment of an Outsider Artist. She’s been making music since the early 70s, when her and her then husband moved to a cave in Mt. Shasta in order to evade being drafted. They dropped off grid totally, destroying their ID and […]

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BERLIN SYNDROME | FILM PREVIEW

BERLIN SYNDROME | FILM PREVIEW

**** Dir: Cate Shortland (15, 116 mins) A captivity thriller delivered with intelligence by Australian director Shortland, who also made the excellent Somersault. This has Teresa Palmer playing an Australian photojournalist mooching around Berlin. She falls under the spell of friendly local teacher Max Riemalt, their relationship blossoms and a night of passion ensues. Then […]

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ERASURE | INTERVIEW

ERASURE | INTERVIEW

Iconic British synthpop duo Erasure recently celebrated their 30th anniversary as a band and have a new album, World Be Gone, fresh on the racks (or download sites of your choice). They’re also set to tour Europe this summer, as unlikely foil to Robbie Williams – including a roof-raising appearance at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. Buzz […]

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FOODIE GUIDE: TEAS AND COFFEES | FOOD FEATURE

FOODIE GUIDE: TEAS AND COFFEES | FOOD FEATURE

Food glorious food. Cakes, beers and pop-ups. We round up some of the best foodie delights Wales has to offer. TEAS AND COFFEES Compiled by ELOUISE HOBBS LITTLE MAN COFFEE Bridge Street, Cardiff The Little Man Coffee Company is a local cafe with big ideas; it specially selects its coffee from around the world and […]

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LISA KNAPP | LIVE PREVIEW

LISA KNAPP | LIVE PREVIEW

Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells / Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan Thurs 15 / Fri 16 June Lisa Knapp is one of the folk scene’s most inventive and creative musicians. Her first two albums were highly commended and saw Lisa established as one of the most distinctive modern folk artists. Her greatly anticipated third album ‘Til April […]