10/09/2020

Heart of Cardiff inspired by the people and communities of the City Cardiff’s award-winning Sherman Theatre has announced its autumn season which includes the new audio series Heart of Cardiff, inspired by the people and communities of the city. The season also includes an audio version of a popular new comedy drama and two series of podcasts. The Sherman will also continue a programme to support freelance theatre makers and connect and develop young people. All of the audio and…

21/05/2020

Theatr Iolo are launching a playwriting competition for children and young people across Wales. The Cardiff based theatre company are looking for aspiring young writers between the ages of 7 and 16 to write an original ten-minute play.  They are keen to hear from children and young people throughout Wales and are asking for submissions to be original, imaginative and anything they want to write about. The winners will see their play performed by professional actors in a public sharing…

19/02/2020

La Voix is a supreme drag queen with striking red hair.  She effortlessly manages to tick the four boxes that make her a ‘quadruple threat’ of drag.  She is a fantastic singer, an amazing stand-up comic and impressionist and she always looks incredible!  She first came to national awareness through her performances on Britain’s Got Talent in 2014 and this led to Jennifer Saunders casting her in the Absolutely Fabulous Movie in 2016.  Since then, her popularity has escalated and…

16/12/2018

  Image courtesy of Sherman Theatre   The classical story of Alice in Wonderland has been retold in so many weird and wonderful ways, we jumped at the chance to take the children to see the latest adaptation at the Sherman Theatre. Sherman Theatre became the first in Wales to win the Regional Theatre of the Year title at The Stage Awards, recognising the Sherman as the most exciting theatre in the UK, outside of London. As we entered the theatre…

06/02/2018

Dodging cultural and literal bullets, Israeli incursions and religion, Mark Thomas and his team set out to run a comedy club for two nights in the Palestinian city of Jenin. Only to find it’s not so simple to celebrate freedom of speech in a place with so little freedom. Jenin refugee camp, home to Jenin Freedom Theatre and to people with a wealth of stories to tell. Mark tells this story alongside two of its actors and aspiring comics, Faisal…

01/02/2017

In association with West Yorkshire Playhouse   MARK THOMAS The Red Shed The Stage Special Award 2016 (The Red Shed) Scotsman Fringe First winner – 2016 (The Red Shed) Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award winner – 2014 Scotsman Fringe First winner – 2014 (Cuckooed) Scotsman Fringe First winner – 2012 (Bravo Figaro) Bank of Scotland Herald Angel winner – 2012 Sony Award for Radio Comedy winner – 2008 Guinness World Record Holder: Most Number of Political Demonstrations in 24…