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The Great Gatsby – Dolphin Hotel, Mold

Writer: F Scott Fitzgerald Adaptor/Director: Alexander Wright Reviewer: Emma Boswell F Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel, The Great Gatsby, has been transformed into a fully immersive theatre production, thanks to a joint venture between Theatre Clywd and Guide of Misrule. From the moment audience members arrive at Mold’s disused Dolphin Hotel, greeted by bouncers with an American drawl and asked for ...

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Uncle Vanya – Theatr Clwyd, Mold

Writer: Anton Chekhov Adapter: Peter Gill Translator: Helen Rappaport Director: Tamara Harvey Reviewer: Charlie Senate To end the second act, Sonya (Rosie Sheehy), the professor’s assiduous daughter, who, along with her uncle Vanya [Jamie Ballard], manages the estate which has funded her father’s academic career, giddily begs her step-mother Elena (Shanaya Rafaat) to play a little diddy. “Oh, do, do! ...

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OPINION: Regional theatre IS worthy of critical attention

Theatr Clwyd at Night

By John Roberts This weekThe Stage’schief theatre critic ventured outside of the London boundaries and stepped into the borders of North Wales – only because, by his own admission, he was in the “region” giving a talk at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. Upon seeing Theatre Clwyd’s production ofCat on a Hot Tin Roof– he wentonto Twitterto announce that ...

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Theatr Clywd, Mold

Catrin Stewart as Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Theatr Clwyd

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Robert Hastie Reviewer: Charlie Senate   Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opened on Broadway in 1955 to sterling reviews and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama later that year. On considering his body of writing, Williams declared Cat the “closest to being both a work of art and a work of craft.” It ...

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Cinderella: The Panto with Soul – Theatr Clwyd, Mold

The cast of Cinderella at Theatre Clwyd

Writer: Peter Rowe Director: Matt Aston Reviewer: John Roberts There's change in the air this year at Theatr Clwyd, not only does the venue have a new artistic director but it seems someone at the top has played with the casting of this year's Rock'n'Roll panto. Local legend Phylip Harries has been shunted out of the frocks and replaced by ...

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