In conversation with Phoenix Theatre Group’s producer Noel Rees

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'.

Noel describes it as...

Panto cancelled due to burst pipe

The Swansea Grand's panto Aladdin has had to be cancelled today, Saturday (Dec 30) because of a burst water pipe at the theatre. Making the announcement on their Facebook page the Theatre said: "Due to a burst water pipe flooding a section of our building we have lost key electrical systems. Engineers are striving to get us operational but today's performances of Aladdin at Swansea Grand Theatre are cancelled. Unfortunately, we do not have any operational phone systems so are relying on...

Phill Jupitus loves a bit of Ronnie and Ryan

Phill Jupitus has had a long an illustrious career in Film, TV, on stage and on radio. He is also an accomplished artist. He recently appeared at Theatr Ffwrnes with his one-man show ‘Juplicity’. We caught up with Phill after the show and asked him a few questions about his life, his career and his style of comedy.

We began by asking Phill what he thought of Theatr Ffwrnes. He said: “The venue was absolutely...

The Prince of Wales review

It’s got history, humour and high jinks.And the end result is slightly hysterical in a highly amusing way.

The new play from Buggerall author Jon Tregenna is a fast-moving, cleverly-staged development of a radical idea. What if there is a descendant of the last great Welsh king, Llywelyn Ap Gruffudd?

Will it be the end of the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles?

Will it spark a constitutional crisis?

There’s razor-sharp humour in sackloads played...