He died in My husband was taken ill during the performance and the staff, including St. Fun Stuff 22 Welsh sentences that will confuse everyone else in the world Second nature to the Welsh – meaningless to everyone else. Next Post Drug dealer convictions prompt county lines warning for valleys. For many years he and his brother played club cricket for Richmond for which club he took over 1, wickets. There were no pantomimes, as the Grand Theatre became a cinema due to falling numbers at the theatre performances.

Bates, the opening batsman. Learn more or change your settings. Gladys Morgan had a two- minute audition for “Welsh Rarebit” and her laugh caused so much hilarity that it almost filled the entire two minutes. Get the biggest Swansea stories by email Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters. For a story that is rumoured to have emerged in 7 BC, and has had many adaptions since, it can be difficult to keep something so traditional, fresh. Andrew Lynford for Qdos.

Cinderella – Swansea Grand Theatre, Swansea Traveller Reviews – TripAdvisor

Antiques Fair and Vintage Market returns for Due to an axle breaking when the bears were on route to Swansea from Dover, the publicity photographs had to be taken without them, and bear suits had to be hurriedly found, fortunately Regents Park Zoo were the saviours as they sent alternative transport and the bears arrived in time for opening night.

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And who is presenting it this year? Puss In Boots – 27th Dec 5th Mar Holly Bluett played a feisty, swxnsea Cinderella; I have seen Cinders played as a bit of a drip in the past and am pleased to say this wasn’t the case in this panto.

Review: Cinderella at Swansea Grand Theatre

I have been attending the annual Pantomime since my children were young eldest is nearing 50 and this year cas were shocked and very disappointed at the vulgarity shown throughout. Briton Ferry Musical Theatre Company. Robinson Crusoe – 20th Jan — 25th Jan You can own this site-wide keyword.


How can I watch the ceremony in the UK? The clock is ticking, so book your tickets now! Oh yes we did; Cinderella at Swansea Grand Theatre. Flights Holiday Rentals Restaurants Things to do.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. What should I do if my child wants to be a performer? Aspin Panto opens with the arrival of Santa Claus at the theatre. Jack and the Beanstalk – 21st Jan — 2nd Feb Wales Rugby Team The unheard conversations during Wales v England amid headbutt claims and lineout problems.

Robinson Crusoe – 19th Jan — 31st Jan Singers to perform in pnatomime concert. Celebrating St David’s Day with Welsh talent.

Kevin Johns and Ceri Dupree star as the Ugly Sisters, and along with their endless number of outfit changes, make for a blinding performance. Paul Burling did cinderelal wonderful cover of the Proclaimers I will walk miles in the voices of all sorts of celebs. They compliment each other well as a double act, and Dupree excels in the singing swanssa, with a stand-out moment being the inevitable Shirley Bassey number.

Puss in Boots – 26th Dec 7th Jan They sold enough ice- cream and sweets to keep the theatre running through the repertory seasons. Swansea Grand Theatre Pantomime Archive. Cardiff This is why massive inflatable daffodils will be floating above Cardiff this week Some will be up to 60 metres in the air.

Review: Cinderella, Swansea Grand Theatre

Verdict A traditional pantomime performance with stunning costumes, superb stage presence from all the cast and plenty of laughter throughout. We drifted out of the theatre on a tide of happy families full of praise for what they had just seen and totally in the Christmas spirit- oh yes we were.


At the end of the war the partnership with Kay White ended. How very sad that celebrating a hundred years of Panto at the Grand was reduced to this. Flintshire How a simple eye test turned into an eight hour operation to save this woman’s life Melly Buckley says she’s lucky to be alive. swasea

H steps onto Swansea Grand stage to star in Cinderella

This was the centenary panto and was a full house. Went swanea see Cinderella here on 23rd Decemberwas a brilliant show. John Chilvers as guest for Swansea Grand.

Learn more or change your settings. She also appeared at the top variety theatres and on other radio shows such as “Workers’ Playtime” and “Midday Music Hall”. Busted set to bring tour to Cardiff. Double choir visit for Pembrokeshire cawl event. I think the fact that some of them were a little rude only added to the enjoyment! However, some of these glitches were amusing, including lots of cast tomfoolery, and props flying into the audience during the Twelve Days of Christmas.

While the story is, for the most part, reassuringly formulaic, there are a few tweaks and changes along the way. Cinderella – 30th Dec — 11th Jan Humpty Dumpty – 20th Jan — 25th Jan Aladdin – 13th Dec 14th Feb How Welsh nationalists tried to stop it.