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NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL words: TRYSTAN KENT The Newport International Film Festival returns this year to showcase four independent Welsh films – two of which are from the Newport Film …
It’s not every day that you go to a theatre production and see re-enactments of orgasms live on stage, or have tampons thrown at you in the audience. Outlandish, yes, but this show is also captivating, moving and hilarious.
Every hook, jab, side step and uppercut draws the audience into the unflinching reality of these boxer’s lives: all five are fighting for their place in the world, to be recognised for their skills and as individuals as well as to reach for the stars and away from the grey Glaswegian streets.
Since his last tour, Greg Davies has firmly established himself as a household name through his countless appearances on television, his role in the Inbetweeners and more recently through the BBC Three series Cuckoo. Therefore, it’s no surprise that his latest tour The Back of My Mum’s Head is pretty much a sell-out for all of his dates.
"the Iris Prize really is something for Cardiff to be very, very proud of. Also featuring an education day, talks, a Producer’s Forum, and numerous networking opportunities, this is one six-year-old that should be shouting its sheer, shining, superb selfdom from the rooftops."
As we take our seats, engines start to whir as we are slowly transported to the depths of the ocean… then two actors come on stage and break the spell...
For all the outré stylings (yes, she did opt for some feathered, Tudor-style attire this evening) and the eagerness to talk about her Mormon upbringing and Tom Waits’ endorsement, there’s no doubting that Jesca’s most recent album, The House That Jack Built, has made a beeline for the mainstream...
While funk and soul may have taken a back seat in the mainstream over the last few years, Hannah Williams And The Tastemakers have been waging a campaign to rescue them from the musical genre retirement home.
Hay-on-Wye has form. It’s a common observation amongst those attending the Festival Of British Cinema that it has the feel of the town’s more famous literary events in its early days. There’s the cosy town hall venues, hard plastic seats and boundless enthusiasm.
For the majority of this month, Project Ten’s latest exhibition Autumn #3 has occupied an empty shop on St Mary Street, Cardiff, just a stone’s throw away from Cardiff Castle.