Review Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra, A Night at the Movies by James Briggs

This year has been packed full of the best movie releases to date with the latest James Bond movie Spectre, Jurassic World and the new Star Wars film Episode VII: The Force Awakens. There is no surprise that the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra have chosen to do ‘A Night at the Movies’ for their Christmas show. … Continue reading Review Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra, A Night at the Movies by James Briggs

Review Talon, Julie Kagawa by Bethan Hooton

“Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George, a legendary society of dragon slayers. Hiding in human form and growing in their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning, and they’re positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser. Ember and … Continue reading Review Talon, Julie Kagawa by Bethan Hooton

Review This is How We Die, Chapter Arts Centre by James Knight

  Hunter S. Thompson’s 1971 novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas begins famously with, ‘We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.’ Christopher Brett Bailey’s This Is How We Die seems to carry on from where Thompson left off in this brilliant piece of … Continue reading Review This is How We Die, Chapter Arts Centre by James Knight

Review Carmen, Welsh National Opera, Wales Millennium Centre (Performance 2.10.2014) by Barbara Michaels

CARMEN Welsh National Opera, Wales Millennium Stadium (Performance 2.10.2014) Music: Georges Bizet Libretto: Henri Melham and Ludovic Haley Based on the story by Prosper Marilee Directors: Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leaser Revival Director: Caroline Chaney Review: Barbara Michaels Rating: [4.00] Passion and death are dominant in the story of Carmen – the Spanish gypsy girl … Continue reading Review Carmen, Welsh National Opera, Wales Millennium Centre (Performance 2.10.2014) by Barbara Michaels

Love and Loss through the eyes of the only Welsh Prime Minister

Love and Loss through the eyes of the only Welsh Prime Minister POSTED BY HYPERCRITICREVIEWS ⋅ MARCH 5, 2012 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT Rate This   The wizard, the goat and the man who won the war Richard Burton Theatre, RWCMD 2nd March 2012 Stars: ****   To create a one man show about a politician who has been dead for … Continue reading Love and Loss through the eyes of the only Welsh Prime Minister