Thirty years ago, Buzz introduced itself to the world with its first cover star, American comedian and TV fave Ruby Wax. In the spirit of celebration and circularity, we thought we’d do it all over again, and got Carl Marsh to speak to Ruby about the long, strange three decades since…
Remember glamorous Lancashire clairvoyant Clinton Baptiste on Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights? What were all that about? About to visit Cardiff as part of an extensive UK tour, that’s what, with the character having taken on a life of its own – recently in the podcast ‘medium’ and now once again in the live setting. Carl Marsh hopped on the psychic hotline.
Close friends get to call this folk-rocking troubadour Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner, and while Buzz’s Carl Marsh can’t quite claim that status, he had a perfectly pleasant chat with the man you and I call Newton Faulkner ahead of his three Welsh dates in October.
Adam Woodyatt has been the concrete holding Albert Square together, playing the only character to feature in EastEnders since its 1985 launch, but for the mo he’s bailed on Ian Beale, instead hitting up Cardiff’s New Theatre in an adaption of Peter James’ novel Looking Good Dead. Carl Marsh lends an ear.
Of the many strings to Kimberly Wyatt’s bow, you may know her best as one-fifth of the Pussycat Dolls, but she gets up to all sorts. Right now, she’s got a new movie, Override, to promote, and wanted Carl Marsh to know exactly how brassic it was on set. That, like Kimberly herself, is showbiz.
Having written her name in history by leaving earth and boarding the International Space Station in 1995 – her first of several space flights – Cady Coleman is one of the standout figures in new documentary film The Wonderful: Stories From The Space Station. She recalled her experiences to Carl Marsh.
Jason Donovan turns his hand to theatre production, pulling the strings for this UK tour of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert - set to light up Cardiff’s New Theatre from Mon 20-Sat 25 Sept.