Review Swarm, Fio Productions by Ann Davies

The rendezvous was made; a meeting with others. The night was dark and dank as the drizzle stormed down on our gathering. Black Gothic gates barred our entrance to the large stone building. We waited patiently. We were all strangers, curious about what lay ahead. We didn’t know just what to expect. At last, the … Continue reading Review Swarm, Fio Productions by Ann Davies

Review: ‘Swarm’ Fio Productions by Gemma Treharne-Foose

  I don’t know about you but usually the mention of ‘immersive theatre’ brings about a slight sense of unease and dread. It’s a bit like when your team leader at work says there’s going to be a role playing exercise for the team. I am also still slightly annoyed/scarred about the Antonin Artaud-style absurdist … Continue reading Review: ‘Swarm’ Fio Productions by Gemma Treharne-Foose

Review A Clockwork Orange, Exeter Northcott by Hannah Goslin

    Unless you have lived under a rock, everyone knows A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess and hitting our screens in a feature film in 1971. The story features violence, rape, theft and a utopian type existence where everyone fears the youth gangs swarming the streets and committing such atrocities. Eventually this becomes … Continue reading Review A Clockwork Orange, Exeter Northcott by Hannah Goslin

The Get the Chance team choose their Cultural Highlights of 2017

We asked our team to choose their three cultural highlights of the year, along with a favourite event and/or organisation. Enjoy reading their individual responses below. Young Critic,  Gareth Williams Junkyard: A New Musical (Theatr Clwyd, Mold) Real, raw, inventive, inspiring; provoking and entertaining social commentary; one of the most original pieces of theatre I think … Continue reading The Get the Chance team choose their Cultural Highlights of 2017

Review Star Trek Beyond by Jonathan Evans

When Gene Roddenberry created Star Trek is was with the concept that mankind had indeed reached a point beyond racism, sexism and it’s petty squabbles. The conflict was about to places and situations that they would meet out there in the big wide galaxy where no man has gone before. With the new Star Trek … Continue reading Review Star Trek Beyond by Jonathan Evans

Review Film and Comic Con, Cardiff by James Briggs

Every year the Cardiff International Arena changes from a concert venue to a top convention hall crammed with swarms of TV and Film fans attending the Film and Comic Con, Cardiff. Converging on the centre of Cardiff is an assorted crew of Sherlock’s with Deerstalkers, Marvel and DC superheroes, Disney princesses, Imperial Storm troopers following … Continue reading Review Film and Comic Con, Cardiff by James Briggs