Author: Ceri Gibbon

A Murder Is Announced, Middle Ground Theatre Company, New Theatre, Cardiff

12th February 2020

The murder was announced by ‘Middle Ground Theatre Company’, and we stepped back in time, and into the formal drawing room of a house in Chipping Cleghorn. The attention to detail was mesmerising, from the vase on the table and the clock on the mantle, to the drinks decanter in the corner, all of which […]

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Les Miserables, Wales Millennium Centre

30th November 2019

Breathtaking is how I would describe Victor Hugo’s, Les Miserables at the Wales Millennium Centre. Everything from the first beat of the music to the standing ovation at the end was simply breathtaking. I had a vague knowledge of the story, but the clarity and strength of the singing by the cast ensured that you understood every word […]

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La Cenerentola, Rossini, Welsh National Opera

6th October 2018

My second visit to the opera and what a wonderful evening. From the moment the orchestra under WNO Music Director Tomas Hanus played thefirst note, the pace and light hearted atmosphere was established. As the delicate organza curtain lifted, the oversized set added to the childhood memories of ‘Cinderella’ as a magical fairy tale. The […]

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