DAME Siân Philips is someone who hasn’t forgotten her Welsh roots.
The BAFTA-winning actor, now 84-years-old, was as elegant and impressive as ever when I met her at her townhouse in the East End of London this June.
I had met her before when I was a production runner on a BBC Wales show last year, and her reputation had preceded her. When I had seen the guest list for the programme, and Dame Siân’s name was on there, it...
LISTEN again to the German duo The Hoodie Crows as they perform their set at Loughor Boat Club.
The folk duo were on a tour of the UK using folk clubs, bars and front rooms in homes to promote their unique combination of folk songs inspired by some of the greats of the music industry as well as having written and produced some of their own material.
The duo played the Kilkenny Cat as well as making a front room appearance in New Road at the home of balladeer and wandering...
Noel Rees is a well known theatrical producer in Llanelli. He is a central figure in the Phoenix Theatre Group.
The group has been going strong for 47 years and Noel has taught drama to many young and aspiring actors and actresses in the town during that time. The Phoenix Theatre Group is self sustaining and they put on two major productions per year.
They are getting ready for their next production, which will be a play by Reggie Oliver entitled 'Once bitten'.
Côr Meibion Llanelli will be remembering their former accompanist, Gethin Hughes, at their annual concert at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli (Saturday, June 30, 7pm).
Gethin was affectionately known as Llanelli’s ‘Mr Music’ prior to his death in 2011. Following his death, a special Gethin Hughes Memorial Bursary Scholarship was established. The first winner of the cash bursary was Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama...