Theatre in Wales

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We regularly commission our team of experienced writers to write exclusive reviews of Welsh productions and performances by outside companies in Wales for the web site, as well as reproducing items that have appeared in other sources. We also review selected productions in the rest of the UK where they have a relevance to the theatre sector in Wales

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review of Quarterly Critical Round-up   ; click here to read the full review

Seasonal Round-Up
Quarterly Critical Round-up
Sherman, Fluellen, Linbury Prize, Arad Goch, Theatr Genedlaethol, Bara Caws, Flying Bridge, National Theatre Wales, Scene/ Change at Theatre of Wales First Quarter 2024
reviewed by Adam Somerset, May 23, 2024
read 48 times

review of Quarterly Critical Round-up ; click here to read the full review

David Lloyd George, Ray Gravell, Aneurin Bevan: Landmark Figures of 20th Century Wales on Stage
Quarterly Critical Round-up
D J Britton, Cwmni Theatr Mewn Cymriad, Owen Thomas & Gareth Bale, Wales Milllennium Centre at Theatre of Wales Winter 2024
reviewed by Adam Somerset, May 16, 2024
read 65 times

review of National Theatre: Comment ; click here to read the full review

National Theatres Wales & Scotland: The Difference
National Theatre: Comment
Reporting, Touring, Feedback at Theatre of Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, May 9, 2024
read 485 times

review of Kill Thy Neighbour ; click here to read the full review

Blazingly Good New Drama
Kill Thy Neighbour
Theatr Clwyd & the Torch at Torch Theatre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, May 2, 2024
read 162 times

review of At National Theatre Wales ; click here to read the full review

An Era Ends: the Last Production To Be Supported by the Arts Council of Wales
At National Theatre Wales
Feral Monster at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, April 26, 2024
read 102 times

review of National Theatre: Comment ; click here to read the full review

New Musical, New Finance & Company Reports Its Production Record
National Theatre: Comment
Six Months On Continued at National Theatre of Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, April 19, 2024
read 271 times

review of National Theatre: Comment ; click here to read the full review

Six Months On: Arts Writer, Arts Council of Wales & Company Commentary
National Theatre: Comment
Media Features & Company Reporting at National Theatre of Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, April 18, 2024
read 448 times

review of Operation Julie ; click here to read the full review

“'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky"
Operation Julie
Theatr na nÓg & Aberystwyth Arts Centre at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, April 11, 2024
read 685 times

review of At Mid Wales Opera ; click here to read the full review

Juxtaposing Tragedy - Mid Wales Opera
At Mid Wales Opera
Macbeth at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Jenny March, April 8, 2024
read 415 times

review of Actor Theatre Book ; click here to read the full review

“Seeking Certainty We Shun Ambiguity...The Present Shakes Us Awake”
Actor Theatre Book
Declan Donnellan- The Actor and the Target at Nick Hern Books
reviewed by Adam Somerset, April 4, 2024
read 99 times

review of At Mid Wales Opera ; click here to read the full review

Powerful Large-scale Verdi Production for Company's Thirty-fifth Year
At Mid Wales Opera
Macbeth- Mid Wales Opera at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, March 28, 2024
read 201 times

review of Nye ; click here to read the full review

“Unashamedly a Play about Principle, Passion and Compassion, Driven by a Fantastic Ensemble”
Nye
Rich Critical Response to Tim Price Drama at National Theatre and Wales Millennium Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, March 21, 2024
read 156 times

review of Nye ; click here to read the full review

“Michael Sheen is electrifying in NHS origin story"
Nye
Critical Compilation for Tim Price Drama at National Theatre and Wales Millennium Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, March 14, 2024
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review of At National Theatre Wales ; click here to read the full review

Feral Monster- Critical Round-up for National Theatre Wales' Musical
At National Theatre Wales
Buzz, Stage, Guardian, Arts Scene in Wales see Feral Monster at Sherman Theatre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, March 7, 2024
read 145 times

review of Theatre History ; click here to read the full review

Adding to Wales' Theatre Record
Theatre History
Martin Morley at Cwmni Theatr Gwynedd
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February 29, 2024
read 153 times

review of Bale & Thomas ; click here to read the full review

“May Well Be One of the Best Shows of the 2024 Fringe. A Real Gem”
Bale & Thomas
Grav at Holden Street Theatres, Adelaide
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February 22, 2024
read 147 times

review of Theatre History ; click here to read the full review

Valuable Addition to the Theatre Record
Theatre History
Martin Morley at Cwmni Theatr Cymru
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February 15, 2024
read 176 times

review of Governance of Arts Organisations ; click here to read the full review

Boards and Call for National Debate in Wales
Governance of Arts Organisations
An Algonquin-Irish Theatre Director-Writer Speaks at Governance of Theatre Companies
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February 8, 2024
read 228 times

review of Aberystwyth Pantomime ; click here to read the full review

The Real Thing
Aberystwyth Pantomime
Cinderella- The Wardens at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January 30, 2024
read 205 times

review of Aberystwyth Pantomime ; click here to read the full review

“My Favourite Night of the Year"
Aberystwyth Pantomime
The Wardens- Cinderella at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Alan Rock, January 24, 2024
read 437 times

review of Theatre in Wales: Comment ; click here to read the full review

Government Reduction to Culture of Wales
Theatre in Wales: Comment
Financial Announcements: Timeline Winter 2023-2024 at Government, Senedd, Scotland, Arts Organisations of Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January 18, 2024
read 254 times

review of Theatre History ; click here to read the full review

Chapter: The Origin Story by Christine Kinsey
Theatre History
Hon at H'mm Foundation
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January 11, 2024
read 216 times

review of A Political Diary ; click here to read the full review

Pollution, Criminalising Non-voters, Voting Reform Protests, Innovation
A Political Diary
Things That Were Said at Politics Second Half of 2023
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January 5, 2024
read 255 times

review of My Year of Theatre ; click here to read the full review

A Year of Boardroom Malfunction Like No Other
My Year of Theatre
Medals for Franwen, WMC, Flying Bridge, Bale & Thomas, Gary Owen at Culture & Media 2023
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January 3, 2024
read 294 times

review of My Year of Theatre ; click here to read the full review

A Storming Full Year
My Year of Theatre
Sherman, Torch, Company of Sirens, Grand Ambition, Elan Davies at Wales, Edinburgh, London
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January 1, 2024
read 286 times

 

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