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JULIAN COPE / PATRICK JONES | LIVE REVIEW

JULIAN COPE / PATRICK JONES | LIVE REVIEW   Tramshed, Cardiff, Thurs 20 Apr Not for Julian Cope your bog-standard support act. Patrick Jones – poet, playwright and older brother of the Manics’ Nicky Wire – has been invited down from the Valleys and handed a platform from which to deliver his impassioned, stinging poetic […]

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DANDELION | STAGE REVIEW

DANDELION | STAGE REVIEW   Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Wed 11 Sep A packed house sits in silence and watches the four empty chairs sat before them. The stage is slowly filled by four actors over the age of 60, one of whom rests herself straight in front of a television set. Three elderly women […]

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PATRICK JONES | INTERVIEW

Controversial poet and playwright Patrick Jones talks to Sion Lidster about human rights, hospices and his new play, Dandelion   Patrick Jones has long been one of the most outspoken individuals in Welsh popular culture. The Tredegar-born poet and playwright, whose previous works include Everything Must Go, a tale of South Wales alienation and addiction, […]