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‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

Arts, Theatre February 27, 2017 at 7:40 am Comments

WHEN IT COMES to high-quality theatre, Aberystwyth’s Arad Goch has already had a fantastic 2017, with all kinds of exciting productions on display. However, even amongst such an exciting line-up, Golf Course War Machine – a one-womanRead More

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

Arts, Theatre February 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm Comments

IT’S FAIR TO say that, in terms of renown, Titus Andronicus does not rate highly on the list of Shakespeare’s plays. Indeed, in contrast to the precise, air-tight later tragedies that keep him at the forefront ofRead More

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Arts, Theatre January 27, 2017 at 9:42 pm Comments

Titus Andronicus: Feb 2nd – 4th

Our story begins 70 years after a post-apocalyptic nuclear war. The late emperors sons; Saturninus, and Bassianus, are competing for the throne. Our protagonist, Titus Andronicus, is chosen by the people of RomeRead More

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

You Me At Six: Night People – Review

Arts, Music January 6, 2017 at 5:41 pm Comments

YOU ME AT Six’s fifth studio album comes almost ten years since their debut, Take off your Colours. While they have never been trail-blazers (The Guardian’s four-line review of said debut described them as ‘the UK’s answerRead More

The Sword: Low Country – Album Review 

The Sword: Low Country – Album Review 

Arts, Music January 3, 2017 at 12:15 pm Comments

LITTLE over one year ago, I published my first article with The Courier, an album review of The Sword’s High Country. It was rather short, and not particularly effective (symbolic of certain aspects of the author,Read More

The Purge: Election Year Review

The Purge: Election Year Review

Arts, Film December 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments

THE PURGE FILM series was always a curiosity to me, something that had so much potential, but seemingly squandered so fast it was dead on arrival. Based on the premise that the US government allows all crimeRead More

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Arts, Theatre December 5, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments

THEATRE HAS ALWAYS had the power to present pertinent issues in interesting ways. It is fitting, therefore, that Action Hero’s Wrecking Ball – a piece which explores how images can be constructed or altered from one person to anotherRead More

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Arts, Theatre November 27, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments

GEMMA PAINTIN IS a member of Action Hero, a theatrical collaboration between herself and James Stenhouse. I recently talked to her about her journey with Action Hero, their creative process and what audiences can expect fromRead More

80 Days: A Most Wise Purchase, Monsieur

80 Days: A Most Wise Purchase, Monsieur

Arts, Games November 21, 2016 at 3:22 pm Comments

SEVERAL hours had passed. The sunlight that once illuminated the cabin had shrunk to a mere shimmering speck above our heads, casting only the faintest of rays down through the glass canopy. The air had grownRead More

Review: ‘Two Vines’ – Empire of the Sun

Review: ‘Two Vines’ – Empire of the Sun

Arts, Music November 15, 2016 at 9:46 am Comments

AUSTRALIAN ELECTRONIC MUSIC duo Empire of the Sun (Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore) are back again with their brand new album, ‘Two Vines’. Released on the 28th October 2016, ‘Two Vines’ is their third studio album, havingRead More