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Review: The Mousetrap, New Theatre

I went into this play not knowing what to expect other than the basics. The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play written by Agatha Christie. It is set in an old...

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No Laughing Matter

As Mrs Brown’s Boys is voted the best sitcom of the 21st Century, I argue the case for the shows it beat- and what this says about the state of British...

Culture

Interview: Josh Widdicombe

Josh Widdicombe has a flourishing TV career. He co-presents the award-winning C4 programme, ‘The Last Leg’, one of the most popular comedy shows on...

Culture

Review: Billy Elliot, WMC

BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
Review by Tom Morris
As I went into Billy Elliot at the WMC, I asked my Nan, who I was with, what she thought about the two questions...

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Review: The 39 Steps, New Theatre

Review by Sam Walker
The 39 Steps is an unusual beast. Following the novel written by John Buchan , the story has been adapted for film many times, most...

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Ibou Tall and Jazzmates

On the 15th April, Ibou Tall and Jazzmates played in Café Jazz in Cardiff. They are a Bristol based jazz group with Ibou Tall at the centre of the group...

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Review: Thriller! Live, New Theatre

Review by Elis Doyle
Thriller – Live chronicles the incredibly journey of Michael Jackson from eleven year old musical protégé of The Jackson Five, to his...

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Review: American Idiot, New Theatre

Review by Dillon Eastoe
AMERICAN IDIOT
The New Theatre welcomed a variety of people into its doors for the opening of American Idiot this week.  Teenage fans...

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Review: Animal Farm, Act One

Review by Molly Wyatt
-UDDERLY FABULOUS-
Animal Farm is by no means a simple play to stage; an absolute classic piece of literature, this politically charged...

Culture

Review: Hairspray, The New Theatre.

Reviewed by Ellie Philpotts
Let’s face it – sometimes everything can seem like a bit of a stressor. So what better way to mark the start of the Easter...

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Review: Footloose, New Theatre

Review by Amy Butler
Footloose is an undeniably classic musical; defined appropriately by its creator Dean Pitchford as a ‘cultural touchstone’, even those...

Culture

What is ‘JAMNESTY’?

Becca Stamatis tells Quench Culture about the who’s, what’s, where’s, when’s and why’s about Amnesty...

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