‘I really relate to Themba coming from a place that is different and finding himself here in Cardiff. My mum is mixed race. Her mum was from Yorkshire and her dad was from Barbados.’
The Faction celebrate the work of 18th-century German powerhouse Friedrich Schiller with a two-week SchillerFest, at the Bunker Theatre from 31 October to 11 November 2017, showcasing his greatest plays and a line-up including Dame Eileen Atkins, Ciaran Hinds, Celia Imrie and Guardian critic Michael Billington.
A major new production of Lorca’s 1936 classic The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) has its first performance tonight at the custom-built Cervantes Theatre, the new home for Spanish and Latin American drama in London. Director Jorge de Juan explains the journey he’s been on with his compatriot playwright.
Less than a month to go until the official world premiere of Tiger Bay the Musical! Specially commissioned by Wales Millennium Centre and with a 39-strong cast led by Welsh musical superstar John Owen-Jones, Tiger Bay has a strictly limited season at Cardiff’s iconic venue from 13 to 25 November 2017, with a press night on 15 November. Catch up on casting and have a listen to sample tracks – then get booking!
As the topic of sexual abuse and harassment continues to make international headlines following numerous allegations involving Hollywood and theatre producer Harvey Weinstein, the Royal Court Theatre has announced day of action in response. The free day’s programme – held on Saturday 28 October 2017 – will include a sharing session from 12 to 5pm, including curated online submissions, in the …