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LUISA OMIELAN Politics for Bitches

Friday 16 November at 7.30pm

Tickets - £15, concessions - £13

 

Fresh from filming her BBC3 series of the same name, comedy phenomenon Luisa Omielan ('What Would Beyonce Do?!' and 'Am I Right Ladies?!') is back with her third stand up instalment.

In her own words 'I believe it is my right to have an opinion on something I know absolutely nothing about!’

Welcome to Politics for Bitches!

As seen on BBC 1, Live at the Apollo, 'Thigh Gap' joke (45 million views) and host of Comic Relief.

‘The comedian the British have been waiting for’ - Huffington Post

‘Luisa is a phenomenon’ - The Independent

★★★★★ Guardian

★★★★★ Scotsgay

★★★★★Metro

★★★★★ The Skinny

★★★★★ Chortle

16/11/2018 19:30
BEYOND THE BARRICADE 2018

Saturday 17 November at 7.30pm

Tickets - £24.50, concessions - £23

The UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from Les Miserables. Delivering over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, and of course ending with a stunning finale from Les Miserables. The concert features David Fawcett (Valjean) Andy Reiss (Enjolras & Resident Director for the National Tour of Les Miserables) Katie Leeming (Eponine) and Poppy Tierney (Cosette), together with a live band who capture the feel of the original orchestrations of the chosen musicals. To this day every musical note is still played and sung live – very rare indeed. Beyond the Barricade gives musical theatre songs a bold concert format treatment – but with the conviction and intention to deliver the material as if the audience are watching the original performance.

This incredible concert is now in its 19th successive year.

17/11/2018 19:30
A Star Is Born (15)

Monday 19 November at 1.30pm & 7.45pm 
Tuesday 20 November at 1.30pm & 7.45pm
 
Wednesday 21 November at 7.45pm
 
Running time – 135 minutes 

Director – Bradley Cooper

Starring – Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott 

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

19/11/2018 to 21/11/2018
SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL 2018

Monday 19, Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 November at 7pm

Tickets - £10.25, concessions - £8.25, groups of 10+ - £7

Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival.

An exhilarating evening, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools. See Shakespeare’s timeless stories brought to life like never before, and support young people from your community as they take to the stage.

Monday 19 November

St Cenydd Comprehensive (play TBC)

Glan Usk Primary – Macbeth

Newbridge Comprehensive – The Tempest

Willowbrook Primary – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

Tuesday 20 November

Cardiff and the Vale College – Hamlet

Dinas Powys Primary – Much Ado About Nothing

Craig-Y-Parc School – Much Ado About Nothing

Merthyr Tydfil College – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

Wednesday 21 November

Coleg Y Cymoedd – The Comedy of Errors

St Martin’s Comprehensive – Macbeth

Risca Community Comprehensive – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf – The Tempest (Welsh language)

19/11/2018 to 21/11/2018
Tin Shed Theatre Co MOBY DICK film screening

Friday 23 November at 7pm, approximately 2 hours

Places are free but you will need to book as capacity is limited.

A Q and A will take place after the screening.

23/11/2018 19:00
SUN RECORDS: THE CONCERT

Saturday 24 November at 7.30pm

Tickets - £25, concessions - £23

SUN RECORDS: Where Rock'n'Roll Was Born - the Official Sun Records Concert Show

 

The legendary record label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life, live on stage.

Re-visit the blessed recording studio where the distinctive sound we know and love today was crafted from gospel, blues, hill billy, country, boogie and western swing by musical visionary Sam Phillips.

His trailblazing Memphis studio brought us That's Alright Mama, Great Balls of Fire, I Walk the Line, Whole Lotta Shakin', Bear Cat, Blue Suede Shoes, Good Rockin’ Tonight. . . hundreds of hits that would influence the world of music for generations to come.

Sam Phillips was a patient, honest man and a perpetual optimist. In 1954 he combined a modest 19-year-old Elvis Presley with musicians Scotty Moore, Bill Black and then DJ Fontana to create music that infused country and r'n'b.

It transcended musical and racial barriers. The ‘Sun Sound’ was born.

Rehearsed in an exact replica of the Sun Studios, featuring the musical instruments of the era, starring a multi-talented cast of singers and a supporting cast of amazing musicians, the sound of Sun is brought to life live on stage in the official concert show that takes you back to the birth place of rock'n'roll.

Sun Records, The Concert (Production Show) feat. J. Singleton footage from Pete Tobit on Vimeo.

24/11/2018 19:30
THE HUMOURS OF BANDON

Saturday 24 November at 7.45pm

Tickets - £13, concessions - £11

 

 

‘Don’t be afraid of that floor, hammer it!’

 

On the eve of the Irish Open championship, we meet Annie, a 16 year old Dubliner, as she charts us through the various successes and disappointments of her Irish Dancing life. We share her mind numbing commitment and burning desire to win the Irish Open title. Will she win and, if so, in what way?

 

From the confines of every parochial hall in Ireland, Irish Dancing champions are churned out at a massive rate. Medals and cups build up in drawing rooms and Riverdance swells a national pride, but the public aren’t privy to the blood, sweat and tears that pave the way to the first place podium.

 

The Humours Of Bandon is a coming of age story, full of heart, humour and wisdom, for anyone who had a childhood passion that threatened to overwhelm their life.

 

Developed as part of Show in a Bag an artist development initiative of Tiger Dublin Fringe, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute to resource theatre makers and actors.

 

Written & performed by Margaret McAuliffe

Directed by Stefanie Preissner

Set Design by David Fagan

Lighting Design by Eoin Winning

Script Development by Gavin Kostick

Dramaturgical Assistant Jo Halpin

Produced by Eva Scanlan

24/11/2018 19:45
First Man (12A)

Monday 26 November at 1.30pm & 7.45pm
Tuesday 27 November at 7.45pm
Wednesday 28 November at 7.45pm
Thursday 29 November at 6pm

141 minutes

Director – Damien Chazelle

Starring – Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man, the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
26/11/2018 to 29/11/2018
COMEDY SHED (Acts may be changed from those advertised)

Friday 26 October
Doors open at 7.45pm
First act at 8.15pm


Bring your colleagues and bring your friends for a shed load of laughs!

This relaxed cabaret-style comedy club on the last Friday of the month offers you the chance to enjoy a drink and sit back and relax, with three professional comedians ready to entertain you. Previous acts have included Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Lucy Porter, Nick Helm, Russell Kane and many more.

October Acts:
Laura Lexx
Lulu Popplewell
Rory O'Hanlan


 £13 - Postage charges apply


The comedians that appear in Comedy Shed are provided by Off the Kerb and are sometimes replaced at the last minute without any notification. They are, however, all professional comedians on the stand-up circuit.

Videos may contain strong language or adult themes.


Comedy Shed Future Events:

Friday 28 September
Friday 26 October
Friday 30 November
Friday 14 December
Friday 29 January 2019
Friday 22 February 2019


 



30/11/2018 to 22/02/2019
Smallfoot (PG)

Saturday 1 December at 11am, 1.30pm, 4pm & 6pm

All tickets £3

96 minutes

Director – Karey Kirkpatrick, Jason Reisig

Starring – Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya

Migo is a friendly Yeti whose world gets turned upside down when he discovers something that he didn't know existed -- a human. He soon faces banishment from his snowy home when the rest of the villagers refuse to believe his fantastic tale. Hoping to prove them wrong, Migo embarks on an epic journey to find the mysterious creature that can put him back in good graces with his simple community.

01/12/2018
Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

Monday 3 December at 1.30pm & 7.45pm
Tuesday 4 December at 1.30pm & 7.45pm
Wednesday 5 December at 7.45pm
Thursday 6 December at 7.45pm

135 minutes

Director – Bryan Singer

Starring – Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Mike Myers

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just intime for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

03/12/2018 to 06/12/2018
SLEEPING BEAUTY The Riverfront Panto 2018-19

From Tuesday 4 December 2018 – Sunday 6 January 2019


A TRADITIONAL FUN FAMILY PANTOMIME!

Tickets from £6.50 to £21 

The Riverfront's panto offers two hours full of song, dance, drama and fun for all the family.

Trouble is brewing at Newport Abbey. The Evil Dowager Aunt Draig (Lowri-Ann Richards) is searching for the missing Princess (Alice Rose Fletcher). Lord Griffin of Newport (Michael Geary) and his son the right honourable Dylan (Jack Ayres) with help from Mrs Midges the Housekeeper (Liam Tobin), Muddles the Gardener (Richard Elis) and Chortwood the mysterious Butler (Richard Nichols) make sure that true love wins out in the end.

Sleeping Beauty contains flashing lights, loud music, loud bangs, strobe lighting, water and smoke.

04/12/2018 to 06/01/2019
LUNCHTIME CONCERTS Sinfonia Cymru

Tickets £5



Matinee classical music recitals presented across the year including wind trios, string quartets, piano, classical guitar, harp and much more. A chance to meet and enjoy music, with lunch or a drink in The Riverfront Café before or after the performance.

Wednesday 3 October at 1pm
TBC

Wednesday 5 December at 1pm
TBC

Wednesday 6 February 2019 at 1pm
TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/12/2018 to 06/02/2019
Disney's The Nutcracker and The Four Realms (PG)

All tickets £3

Friday 7 December at 6pm
Saturday 8 December at 11am
Monday 10 December at 5pm
Tuesday 11 December at 5pm
Wednesday 12 December at 5pm

Thursday 13 December at 5pm

Running time – 97 minutes

Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land.

07/12/2018 to 13/12/2018
Peterloo (12A)

Monday 10 December at 1.30pm & 7.45pm 
Tuesday 11 December at 7.45pm

Wednesday 12 December at 7.45pm 
Running time – 154 minutes 

Director – Mike Leigh

Starring – Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Nico Mirallegro  

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reform and protest against rising levels of poverty. Many protestors were killed and hundreds more injured, sparking a nationwide outcry but also further government suppression. The Peterloo Massacre was a defining moment in British democracy which also played a significant role in the founding of The Guardian newspaper.

10/12/2018 to 12/12/2018
Nae Pasaran! (12A)

Thursday 13 December at 1.30pm & 7.45pm 
Running time – 94 minutes 

Director – Felipe Bustos Sierra


The incredible true story of the workers who defied Pinochet.

With unprecedented access and research, NAE PASARAN reveals for the first time the incredible impact made by Scottish factory workers 40 years ago against one of the most repressive dictatorships of the 20th century.

40 years after their defiant stand in protest against Pinochet's Air Force in Chile, Scottish pensioners discover the dramatic consequences of their solidarity.

1974, Scotland. Bob Fulton, a Rolls-Royce engine inspector, returns to his section, upset and anxious. He's just told his colleagues that a Chilean Air Force jet engine has arrived in the factory for maintenance and he's refusing to let it go through, in protest against the recent military coup of General Pinochet.

He's seen the images of people packed into football stadiums and the Chilean Air Force jets bombing Santiago, and now one of the engines from those very same planes is right there, waiting for inspection.

He can see his supervisors approaching, he knows he's about to be fired, yet he feels a responsibility...

13/12/2018
Die Hard (15)

Saturday 15 December at 6pm

Tickets - £6

What better way to celebrate the festive season than watching kick ass New York cop (Bruce Willis, in his lovely white vest) foil Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman, RIP) and his terrorist gang on Christmas Eve and win back his estranged wife. It’s what Christmas was made for!

15/12/2018 18:00
Widows (15)

Monday 17 December at 7.45pm
Tuesday 18 December at 7.45pm
Wednesday 19 December at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time – 129 minutes

Director – Steve McQueen

Starring – Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows -- Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle -- have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their spouses' criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, Veronica joins forces with the other three women to pull off a heist that her husband was planning.

17/12/2018 to 19/12/2018
The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

All tickets £3

Friday 21 December at 11.30am & 5pm
Saturday 22 December at 11.30am
Sunday 23 December at 11.30am
Monday 24 December at 11.30am
Running time – 85 minutes

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens Christmas tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases -- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption and happiness.

21/12/2018 to 24/12/2018
It's A Wonderful Life (U) 130 mins

Saturday 22 December at 2pm & 5pm
Sunday 23 December at 2pm & 5pm
Monday 24 December at 2pm & 5pm

All tickets £4

130 minutes

Director – Frank Capra

Starring – James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

George Bailey has so many problems heis thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years.

22/12/2018 to 24/12/2018
Wildlife (12A)

Monday 7 January at 7.45pm 
Tuesday 8 January at 7.45pm

Wednesday 9 January at 1.30pm & 7.45pm 
Running time – 104 minutes 

Director – Paul Dano

Starring – Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould

Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry -- a housewife and a golf pro -- in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job -- and his sense of purpose -- he decides to join thecause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother's struggle as she tries to keep her head above water.

07/01/2019 to 09/01/2019
Disobedience (15)

Monday 14 January at 7.45pm 
Tuesday 15 January at 7.45pm
 
Wednesday 16 January at 7.45pm
 
Running time – 114 minutes 

Director – Sebastián Lelio

Starring – Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola

New York photographer Ronit Krushka flies to London after learning about the death of her estranged father. Ronit is returning to the same Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for her childhood attraction to Esti, a female friend. Their fortuitous and happy reunion soon reignites their burning passion as the two women explore boundaries of faith and sexuality.

14/01/2019 to 16/01/2019
SUPERSTARS OF WELSH WRESTLING

Friday 18 January 2019 at 7pm

Tickets - £13, children - £10, family of four - £39 (this discount will apply automatically in your ‘basket’)

Come see the top international stars battle it out in this one night extravaganza.

You've seen it on the TV, now come and witness the glitz, the glamour and the high flying body-slamming action of live superstars of Welsh Wrestling as they steam roll their way into town for an evening of all action entertainment suitable for the entire family.

 

 

 

Friday1 June at 7pm

Tickets - £13, children - £10, familyof four - £39 (this discount will apply automatically in your ‘basket’)

Comesee the top international stars battle it out in this one night extravaganza.

You'veseen it on the TV, now come and witness the glitz, the glamour and thehighflying body-slamming action of live superstars of Welsh Wrestling as theysteam roll their way into town for an evening of all action entertainmentsuitable for the entire family.

 

 

 

 

18/01/2019 19:00
A NIGHT IN VIENNA: Welsh National Opera

Sunday 20 January at 4pm

Tickets - £18, concessions - £15

 

Following the extremely well received concert in 2018, WNO Orchestra returns to The Riverfront in January 2019 with their popular New Year concert. The musicians, under the direction of Leader David Adams, will take you through a selection of waltzes and polkas which are known and loved the world over.

20/01/2019 16:00
WHITNEY QUEEN OF THE NIGHT 2019

Friday 25 & Saturday 26 January at 7.30pm

Tickets - £25, concessions - £23

 

 

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time. This award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artistes, and together with a powerhouse and breath-taking performance in the spirit of Whitney, deliver as how that exceeds expectation on every level.

 

Taking us on a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of classic hit’s that include, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, My Love is Your Love, So Emotional Baby, Run to You, Saving All My Love, I will Always Love You, and many more, this show beautifully remembers the most highly awarded female artiste in the world ever!

 

Whitney’s one true legacy was her music which touched most of us at some time in our lives. Share her life and get ready for the greatest love of all in Queen of the Night!

25/01/2019 to 26/01/2019
Kilimanjaro Live presents THE WOMBATS

At Newport Centre

Monday 28 January, doors – 7pm

Tickets - £25 (price includes a £2 venue fee)

Landmark Tour

Their latest single ‘Turn’ was Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1, and received heavy rotation from Huw Stephens, Clara Amfo, Phil Taggart, Radio X’s daytime playlist, as Virgin Radio’s Single Of The Week, and performed live on Zoe Ball On Sunday for ITV.

 

After a sold-out UK & European tour including London’s Alexandra Palace, “doubter stake note, these Marsupials are officially massive”, confirmed the NME, The Wombats have gone on to lay waste to crowds across the globe, including the 50th anniversary Isle Of Wight Festival, Y Not?, Glasgow Summer Series (supporting Kings Of Leon), extensive dates through North America in support to Weezer and The Pixies, and huge headline arena dates in Australia.

28/01/2019 19:00
Hope Theatre Company GYPSY QUEEN

By Rob Ward

16+

Thursday 31 January at 7.45pm

Tickets - £11, concessions - £9

Can two men raised to fight ever learn to love?

The story of ‘Gorgeous George‘ O’Connell, bare knuckle fighter from a traveller background, who enters the world of professional boxing which puts him on a collision course with his roots, his identity and his greatest fear. In the opposite corner gay boxer Dane ‘The Pain’ Samson, son of a boxing legend, is fighting his own battles that lead to a tragedy that neither could predict.

An unconventional LGBT love story about two fighters who discover the greatest challenge lies outside the ring.

31/01/2019 19:45
HARD KNOCK LIFE

Friday 1 and Saturday 2 February at 7pm

Tickets -£8

A modern adaptation of well-known musical Annie with modern songs and suitable for all ages. Follow Marcus and his friends out of the foster home and his wild journey of trials and tribulations.

01/02/2019 to 02/02/2019
COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS 2019 (Ages 6+)

Saturday 16 February at 2pm

Tickets - £8, family of four - £28 (this offer will apply automatically in your basket)

 

The Comedy Club 4 Kids gets the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits!
 
The show is family friendly, but without any patronising idiocy. In fact, it's just like a normal comedy club, but it's on in the day, kids are allowed in, and thus there is a higher than usual chance of the entire audience claiming to be called Bob.
 

"A highlight for children in recent years, giving them a taste of some of the biggest names in comedy... with the fun, rowdy feel of a real comedy club" – The Guardian

  

"Absolutely hilarious." - The Yorkshire Times
 

"The perfect way to entertain the whole family." -Three Weeks 

 

16/02/2019 14:00
THE JOHNNY CASH ROADSHOW 2019

Friday 22 February at 7.30pm

Tickets - £23.50, concessions - £22

The only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! Johnny Cash Roadshow featuring respected singer/songwriter Clive John. After sold out shows across Europe this is now a bigger show than ever, with our own ‘June Carter’ and brass section all accompanied by emotive screen visuals. This is simply the biggest and best celebration of Johnny Cash in the world. 

The show is packed full of energy good humour and hit after hit after hit, taking you through all the decades of the Man in Black’s career. The Johnny Cash Roadshow showcases world class musicians and its complex harmonies truly capture the essence, and re-created with astounding accuracy and of what it was like to be at a real Cash show! 

All this accompanied by emotive and evocative screen images to give the closest experience you will ever get to attending a Johnny Cash concert. 

22/02/2019 19:30
Minecraft (Ages 6 - 11 years)


Mondays (30 July, 6, 13 & 20 August) at 2pm-4pm

Thursdays (26 July, 2, 9, 16 & 23 August)  at 10am-12pm.



Suitable for children 6 - 11 years

Tickets are £8

A great opportunity for your children to enjoy their favourite pastime but also be social!
Sharing the experience of Minecraft with others, doubles the fun!.. and its all done in a safe OFF LINE environment. Children get the opportunity to JOIN WORLDS and work in teams to complete a number of exciting challenges.

Ipads provided.

 

25/02/2019 to 28/02/2019
National Dance Company Wales: AWAKENING

Friday 1 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £14, concessions - £12

Three unique dances to amuse and amaze. 

After Image is a unique theatrical experience, using a mixture of mirrors and creative choreography.

Revellers’ Mass is an unlikely dinner party inspired by old paintings.

Tundra is an ultra-modern, robotically mesmerising retelling of Russian folk dance and revolution.

 

Choreography by: Fernando Melo, Caroline Finn and Marcos Morau. 

01/03/2019 19:30
SINFONIA CYMRU with Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Saturday 9 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £17, concessions - £13, under 27s - £6

CPE Bach Symphony No. 1 in D major H663         
Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major                                                                                                                                 

Ives Unanswered Question                                                                                                                      

Beethoven Symphony No. 1, Op. 21                                                                                                                             

Cello - Sheku Kanneh-Mason 

Conductor/ Arweinydd - Jonathan Bloxham 

From BBC Young Musician to the Royal Wedding to Sinfonia Cymru – come and hear one ofthe UK’s most talented and popular cellists 

O Gerddor Ifanc y BBC i’r Briodas Frenhinol I Sinfonia Cymru – dewch I glywed un o chwaraewyr cello mwyafdawnus aphoblogaidd y D

09/03/2019 19:00
GRAV: Torch Theatre

Thursday 14 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £13.25, concessions - £11.25

Running time – approx. 70 minutes

Written by Owen Thomas

Directed by Peter Doran

 

THE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTION GRAV  RETURNS FOR 2019

 

Gareth J Bale reprises the role of Grav in this remarkable one-man show exploring the life and times of one of Wales’ most loved sons, Ray Gravell.

 

Known to millions for his legendary exploits on the rugby field, Grav was and is so much more than that. An actor, a cultural icon, a father, a husband, a man with a life packed full of stories that deserve to be heard once more.

 

Whether you are a Rugby fan or not, only the hardest of hearts would fail to enjoy this production...

14/03/2019 19:30
JASON DONOVAN & HIS AMAZING MIDLIFE CRISIS

Friday 15 March at 7.30pm on sale Friday 6 July at 10am

Tickets - £27.50

Jason is delighted to announce that heis extending his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour into 2019 with a final series ofdates. This is a tour with a twist!! These intimate evenings will be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before!

 

Celebrating his 50th birthday and witha wealth of tantalising tales under his belt, this autobiographical show will zigzag back and forth through his life, with stories about Neighbours, Ten Good Reasons, Kylie, Joseph, I'm A Celebrity, Strictly and much, much more.

 

Hear some new stories (and possiblyone or two you’ve heard before!) plus some of the songs you know and love for anight like no other!

15/03/2019 19:30
ELIO PACE PRESENTS ELVIS PRESLEY

Wednesday 20 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £25.50, concessions - £23.50

On August 16th, 2017, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, acclaimed singer-songwriter, Elio Pace premiered a very special, intimate and completely unique concert honouring his childhood musical idol. Elio's personal and heartfelt performance featured many Elvis Presley classics as well as some rarely-heard and forgotten gems. The sell-out concert received 5-star accolades across the board and was cited by many as the greatest show they had ever seen.

 

 

After a hugely successful inaugural tour of the UK in July 2018, and due to overwhelming demand, ‘ELIO PACE presents ELVIS PRESLEY’ is touring once again in selected theatres all across the UK.

 

 

Elio’s sensational singing and electrifying piano-playing is ingeniously accompanied on stage by only the dynamic and percussive power of the incomparable drummer, Steve Rushton. Coupled with some insightful and moving anecdotes about Elvis’ life and career, never before will you have seen or heard Elvis’ catalogue presented like this. Not a white jumpsuit in sight; this is the complete antithesis to everything you know about ‘Elvis’ shows! 

 

Don’t miss this groundbreaking and unforgettable concert as ‘ELIO PACE presents ELVIS PRESLEY’

20/03/2019 19:30
HERE COME THE GIRLS: Chloe Hewitt, Dianne Buswell, Amy Dowden

Thursday 28 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £30, concessions - £28

Meet and greet at 6pm - £62

An all new show ‘Here Come The Girls’ brings an exciting mix of individual performances and group numbers with their supporting dance partners.  The show will have a mix of Ballroom and Latin routines and has been choreographed by Patrick Helm, this show promises to be a fresh and innovative with amazing routines to dazzle and wow you.  Patrick will also perform on the show with Dianne!

Dianne Buswell and Amy Dowden have established themselves on the hit BBC show Strictly Come Dancing and Chloe Hewitt also joins the cast of pro girls to make it the first Girls tour. 

This is one show not to miss! There is a meet and greet opportunity pre show to meet the Pro dancers, so don’t miss the limited opportunity for one these.

28/03/2019 19:30
ILLEGAL EAGLES

Saturday 30 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £25, concessions - £24

 

The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship.

 

This phenomenal group of musicians have been touring for over two decades and remain true Eagles fanatics! Their longevity and continued international acclaim are due in no small part to their extraordinary mastery of the Eagles’ distinctive sound.

 

Featuring the very best from the Eagles’ repertoire including Hotel California, Take it to the Limit, Life in the Fast Lane, Take It Easy, Lyin’ Eyes, Desperado and plenty more!

30/03/2019 19:30
DIELLE MUSIC: ACOUSTIC TOGETHER (Show postponed until March)

Saturday 30 March at 7.30pm

Tickets - £16, concessions - £13 (Group of 10 or more £10 each)

 

"Harmonies that leave you breathless" Bill Kenny

DiElle, John Gleadall and Chris Wood are avid music lovers, who crossed paths from very different walks of musical life. The trio play original music and pay homage to acoustic artists from Joni Mitchell to Snow Patrol, who have influenced our current era, with an emphasis on the golden age of pop. Bob Dylan, James Taylor, The Hollies... With acoustic guitars and three-part harmony vocals, this live show is for real music lovers.

30/03/2019 19:30
THE CARPENTERS STORY

Monday 22 April at 7.30pm

Tickets - £22, concessions - £21

 

This highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re-creation of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music.

The outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley and pianist / artistic director Phil Aldridge take centre-stage, accompanied by Richard Carpenter’s original orchestral arrangements from LIVE musicians, and a stage-wide backdrop of state-of-the-art video projection.

Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, and many more!

22/04/2019 19:30
FACING THE MUSIC WITH PATRICIA ROUTLEDGE & EDWARD SECKERSON

Friday 10 May at 7.30pm

Tickets - £22

It is still one of the best kept secrets in show business that Patricia Routledge trained not only as an actress but also as a singer and had considerable experience and success in musical theatre, both in this country and in the United States of America.

Her many awards include a Tony for her Broadway performance in the Styne-Harburg musical Darling of the Day and a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance in Leonard Bernstein’s Candide.

Her one woman show Come for the Ride toured the UK in 1988 and in 1992 she played Nettie Fowler in the highly acclaimed production of Carousel at the National Theatre.

In 1998 she was honoured with the Gold Badge of Merit by the Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors.

In this fascinating encounter with the writer and broadcaster EDWARD SECKERSON she recalls this very special part ofher career with access to some rare and treasured recordings.

 

Writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson is Chief Classical Music Critic of The Independent newspaper and a founder member of The ArtsDesk.com. He wrote and presented the long-running BBC Radio 3 show Stage & Screen where he interviewed many of the biggest names in the business, among them Julie Andrews, Angela Lansbury, Liza Minnelli, Stephen Sondheim, and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

 

During his journalistic career he has written for most major music publications and is on the review panel of Gramophone magazine.

10/05/2019 19:30
BACK TO BACHARACH 2019

Saturday 11 May 2019 

Tickets - £25, concessions - £24 

 

Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who together with Hal David penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time.  

This exciting production is touring throughout the U.K. and is performed by the 4 of the finest west end singers accompanied by The Magic Moments Orchestra recreating Burt Bacharach’s timeless hits.  

Songs featured in the show include Alfie, Anyone Who Had A Heart, Arthur's Theme, Always Something There To Remind Me, Close To You, I Say A Little Prayer For You, Magic Moments, Walk On By, What’s New Pussycat?, 24 Hours from Tulsa, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head and many more. Songs everyone will remember and fall in love with again.  

Back To Bacharach is a fantastic show for all ages, friends and family! 

11/05/2019 19:30
THE MANFREDS - HITS, JAZZ AND BLUES TOUR

Saturday 18 May at 7.30pm

Tickets - £25

The '60s group Manfred Mann is now considered, more than ever, one of the finest and most respected bands from that era. Their numerous hits were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance.

As a result, their records have a timeless quality and, some 55 years on, The Manfreds, with original front man, Paul Jones, will be performing many of their hits, including ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, one of the most popular and instantly recognisable songs of the ‘60’s,and still the biggest audience pleaser at their concerts, along with a mix of Jazz and Blues covers and tracks from their individual solo albums.

Paul Jones, with his unique harmonica sound, will be joined by Mike Hugg on keyboards, Tom McGuinness on guitar, Rob Townsend on drums, Marcus Cliffe on bass, and Simon Currie on saxophone/ flute.

18/05/2019 19:30
PASSIONATE MACHINE

Thursday 23 May at 7.45pm

 

Tickets - £12.25, concessions - £10.25

Age guide 12+

 

Remember P.E. kit. Cancel Free Trial. Call mum. Everyone writes instructions to their future selves. But what if the future starts writing back? 

 

Rosy Carrick has to build a time machine – because her future self has already done so and is now stuck 100 years in the past… Thus begins a complex and original blend of science, Schwarzenegger and self-determination as Rosy attempts to rewrite history and save herself. Winner of The Infallibles Award for Theatrical Excellence and Brighton Fringe’s Best New Play Award 2018, Passionate Machine is a playful, intelligent and searingly honest story about obsession, salvation and finding yourself – literally.

23/05/2019 19:45
PAUL MERTON'S IMPRO CHUMS 2019

Friday 7 June 2019 at 8pm

Tickets - £24, concessions - £22

07/06/2019 20:00
LES MUSICALS WITH JONATHAN ANSELL & JAI MCDOWALL

Saturday 15 June 2019 at 7.30pm

Tickets - £25, meet and greet places are available for £57.50 places are limited though so pre-booking is recommended. The meet and greet will take place before the show, exact time to be confirmed.

Les Musicals Live Concert Tour is the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre.

Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britains Got Talent - Winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic a spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash-hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world's finest voices.

Come and immerse yourself into the world of Musical Theatre with classics from Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera, Blood Brothers, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Greatest Showman, Miss Saigon, Chess, We Will Rock You and many more…

After sell-out shows in 2018, this is certainly a concert not to be missed in its second exciting year.

15/06/2019 19:30
THE BALLROOM BOYS: IAN WAITE & VINCENT SIMONE

Tuesday 18 June at 7.30pm

Tickets - £29.50, concessions - £27.50

VIP tickets - £55 includes meet and greet with Ian and Vincent from 6pm

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production - THE BALLROOM BOYS.

Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian, will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs and loads of banter!

Expect dances like the Waltz, Quickstep, Paso Doble, Foxtrot and of course, the Argentine Tango!

Get ready for a high intensity evening of glitz and glamour with Ian & Vincent… THE BALLROOM BOYS!

There will be a limited number of VIP tickets that include a pre show meet and greet with the boys, for autograph and photo opportunities. 

Produced by Strictly Theatre Co

18/06/2019 19:30
FRANK - OL' BLUE EYES IS BACK Starring David Alacey

This show will be postponed until Friday 5th July 2019
Featuring David Alacey & Special Guest Star: Anita Harris

Friday 5 July at 7.30pm

Tickets - £27.50

Celebrating the iconic Frank Sinatra who was born in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1915, this show is far more than atribute to Ol' Blue Eyes. The magic of Sinatra live in concert is captured perfectly by the award winning David Alacey who is recognised worldwide as one of the leading interpreters of his music.


This lavish production encapsulates not only the wonderful hit catalogue of the original legend, but also the remarkable personality of the star who ruled the world of entertainment for over half a century. It also features The stunning L.A Showgirls, The Swinging Buddy Greco Band under the Direction of Paul Drakeley and guest star the evergreen all-round entertainer Anita Harris.
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All of the hit songs and anthems made popular by the legendary performer such as "Come Fly With Me", "The Lady Is A Tramp", "My Way", "Strangers in The Night” and of course, "New York New York" are included along with many rarer gems.

 

So don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the life of a true legend and experience what it was really like to spend an evening in the presence of the greatest entertainer of the twentieth century doing it as only he could – his way!

Ladies and gentleman from here on in it’s Frank Sinatra

05/07/2019 19:30
ARAD GOCH: Rwtsh Ratsh Rala Rwdins

Dydd Mawrth 9 Gorffennaf am 1yh

Tocynnau - £8

Addas i blant 3-7 oed a’u teuluoedd.

Mae Rala Rwdins yn dychwelyd i lwyfannau Cymru! Rwtsh Ratsh Rala Rwdins oedd y cynhyrchiad cyntaf i Arad Goch ei greu yn 1989, ac i ddathlu pen-blwydd Arad Goch yn 30 byddwn ni’n teithio’r sioe unwaith eto! Ymunwch â’r antur yn nghwmniein ffrindiau o wlad y Rwla. Cawn glywed helyntion Rwdlan, Y Dewin Dwl a’r Llipryn Llwyd wrth iddynt geisio darganfod cyfrinach fawr y Dewin Dwl, heb anghofio triciau slei‘r hen Strempan. Wedi ei hysgrifennu gan Angharad Tomosa’i chyfarwyddo gan Jeremy Turner.

I blant 3-7 oed a’u teuluoedd.

 

 

Tuesday 9 July at 1pm, this show is presented in the Welsh language

 

Tickets - £9

 

Rwtsh Ratsh Rala Rwdins by Angharad Tomos

Suitable for children 3-7 years old and their families

Rala Rwdins returns to Wales’ theatres! Rwtsh Ratsh Rala Rwdins was Arad Goch’s very first production and to celebrate the company’s 30th birthday, we’re taking it on tour once again! Join the adventure in the land of Rwla, as our favourite characters try to solve Dewin Dwl’s big secret! Written by the award winning author of the series Angharad Tomos and directed by Jeremy Turner.

Suitable for children 3-7 years old and their families.

09/07/2019 13:00
THANK ABBA FOR THE MUSIC

Saturday 28 September at 7.30pm

Tickets- £24, concessions - £23

 

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre spectacular that captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop history's most successful and entertaining live bands.

Featuring all of ABBA's greatest hits, including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take A Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Knowing Me Knowing You, Fernando, Super Trouper and many more!

With stunning costumes, a 7-piece live band, interactive video projection, some tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour, and of course ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies - this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

ABBA and 70’s fancy dress optional…but encouraged!

28/09/2019 19:30
BIG BIG TRAIN IN CONCERT (Doors 6.30pm)

Friday 1 November 2019

Tickets - £32

Four times Progressive Music Award winning band, Big Big Train, reached number one in the UK Official rock album charts with their 2017 album, Grimspound and number two with their recent live album, Merchants of Light, which was recorded at their sold out shows at London’s Cadogan Hall.  

In autumn 2019, Big Big Train will embark upon their first ever UK tour, performing music from their forthcoming studio album alongside songs from their previous recordings, including 2009’s The Underfall Yardalbum. The shows will feature the band’s full live line-up, including a five-piece brass ensemble.

 

Support comes from Sweet Billy Pilgrim, an English genre spanning band who, on this occasion, will comprise duo Jana Carpenter and Tim Elsenburg. They describe their sound as "thrash pastel".

 

 ‘Big Big Train have revisited the sound world of early Genesis and Yes and have managed to create music with great emotional clout’  

JOHN BUNGEY, THE TIMES 

 

'They make beautiful, pastoral quintessentially English music: their name is Big Big Train’  

BOB HARRIS, BBC RADIO TWO 

 

'As English as village cricket, cream teas and infuriating delays on Southern Rail, Big Big Train seem to be gaining both traction and velocity as their career progresses. If anyone asks you about the state of prog rock in 2017, this is the direction you should point them in’ 

FRASER LEWRY, CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE 

 

‘the supercharged sound of a group of musicians hitting their stride and showing their class’ 

PAUL DAVIES, DAILY EXPRESS 

01/11/2019 18:30
THE SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN 2019

Saturday 16 November at 7.30pm

Tickets - £26.50, concessions - £24.50

Formed in late 2017 from a passion for the work of ‘THE BOSS’

 

Each member of this 8 piece band have their own unique abilities as performers and an undeniable love of the music.

 

The band members as they are now, have impressive references, listing previous UK tours alongside recordings with big names in the music industry.

 

While the band remains a fairly newcreation they are already showing signs of a big and successful career, quickly gathering online momentum before even performing their first date.

The band has made it clear that their passion for SPRINGSTEEN outweighs all others.

Have a great night with THE SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN.

16/11/2019 19:30