Theatre

Highlights from the Arts Centre this winter

Highlights from the Arts Centre this winter

Arts, Film, Local, Theatre March 11, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

Of Mice and Men: still able to draw you in (By Ellie Patterson) JOHN STEINBECK’S Of Mice and Men needs little introduction;  a staple of British theatre since the 1930’s and a long standing piece of the GCSE syllabus,Read More

Twelfth Night is a ravishing feast for the eyes, ears and soul

Twelfth Night is a ravishing feast for the eyes, ears and soul

Arts, Local, Theatre January 3, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

FILTER Theatre’s speed-striped production of Old Bill Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, directed by Sean Holmes, can be variously described as: anarchic, delirious, raucous and, yet, above all these pesky adjectives, the words ‘ridiculous fun’ spring most readilyRead More

NTL: The Habit of Art – To be an artist is to be forever tormenting oneself

NTL: The Habit of Art – To be an artist is to be forever tormenting oneself

Arts, Local, Theatre December 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm Comments

THEATRE of this standard reaffirms my faith in my own country. That we were great once, and we can be great again. In many ways it isn’t even theatre, but rather an esoteric experience of aRead More

National Theatre Live comes to Aberystwyth

National Theatre Live comes to Aberystwyth

Arts, Theatre October 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm Comments

IT’S LIKE any other theatre performance: actors wait in the wings, musicians tune up in the pit and the audience sit in chattering anticipation but the difference is the audience can be anywhere over the world. Read More

Little Shop of Horrors: Sweeney Todd, let me introduce you to Ground Force and Grease

Little Shop of Horrors: Sweeney Todd, let me introduce you to Ground Force and Grease

Arts, Theatre August 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm Comments

LITTLE Shop of Horrors, currently being performed in Aberystwyth Arts Centre until August 31st, offers to show you what the outcome would be if Grease, Sweeney Todd and Ground Force were all put into the blenderRead More

Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatre November 8, 2012 at 9:00 am Comments

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is perhaps one of Shakespeare’s best known comedies. The tale of lovers escaping Athenian law only to fall under the spell of the fairy king, Oberon, and his mischievous servant, Puck, andRead More

Theatre: The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Arts, Theatre October 31, 2012 at 11:50 am Comments

COMEDIC sock puppets may not sound like the normal brand of humour we usually have visiting Aberystwyth Arts Centre, but please bear with me. Created by Kev Sutherland (creator of The Sitcom Trails) the Scottish FalsettoRead More

Theatre: Our Country’s Good is as relevant today as it ever was

Theatre: Our Country’s Good is as relevant today as it ever was

Theatre October 7, 2012 at 1:29 am Comments

TO ANY STUDENT of drama, the words “Our Country’s Good” will instantly ring a bell. Timberlake Wertenbaker’s play about the plight of a group of convicts transported to Australia is staple reading for anyone who’s interestedRead More

Reginald D Hunter at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Arts, Theatre December 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm Comments

Reginald D Hunter is and isn’t what you would expect. His approach to stand-up is first to make himself and his audience comfortable. Relax, he told us, go to the bathroom if you want to. Don’tRead More

Curtain Call

Arts, Societies, Theatre December 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Curtain Call committee member Beth Garden, talks about being a Social Sec, her society’s plans for Christmas and how to get involved!   I am, and always have been, a walking contradiction. This article’s title isRead More