Author: Lianne Jones

Politics for Bitches, Luisa Omielan, The Riverfront, Newport

19th November 2018

When Politics for Bitches began with Bernie the Bernese Mountain dog on the stage, I thought it may have reached its peak, but I was so wrong. The audience was in for a real treat and a true rollercoaster of emotions. Luisa Omielan, who currently appears on a BBC One show of the same name, […]

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Motown’s Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is,The Riverfront, Newport  

13th October 2018

Nothing quiet beats the smooth vibes of Motown classics, so with the UK’s No. 1 Motown show coming to Newport’s Riverfront theatre, it was sure to be a magical night. The Riverfront was packed to the rafters with eager fans; so, with the audience pumped and ready, the singers took to the stage, suited and […]

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, The New Theatre, Cardiff

11th October 2018

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery opened at the New Theatre in Cardiff on Tuesday night with uninhibited, shameless laugh-a-minute slapstick humour. The show takes the audience to 1950s Minneapolis as we watch convict, Mitch, bust out of jail with big plans of nabbing the priceless diamond being held at the city bank. With his […]

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Austentatious! An Improvised Novel, The Riverfront, Newport

7th October 2018

As someone who likes to think they’re fairly au fait (or at least familiar!) with the works of our country’s greatest writers – Dickens, Orwell, Austen – I jolly well trotted along to The Riverfront in Newport on Friday night for my fill of culture. The Jane Austen play on the stage before me, however, […]

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Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat, Dolman Theatre, Newport

30th September 2018

Newport’s Young Venture Players reimagined Joseph with glitter and gusto! Their enthusiasm and zest for life was second-to-none, from the time the curtain lifted at the beginning to the moment the house lights came on at the end. Narrator captured the hearts of the audience with her strong and beautiful voice as she introduced us […]

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