I’ve been to see, and review, two festive shows aimed at mature audiences this week.
First up was Dafydd James’ and Ben Lewis’ “Sue:
The Second Coming
” at Chapter
the sort-of sequel to a previous musical offering featuring their very popular creation
Sue Timms. Very relieved to have found it highly entertaining, despite not
having seen the original. Also relieved that when I bumped into Dafydd whilst I
was en route for my next assignment, he didn’t want to stab me, despite having
read my review.
The second entertainment was “A
”, from theatre company Mess Up The Mess
together by Bethan Marlow. This took place in several locations along Swansea
High Street; the company kindly provided transport from Cardiff. Ambitious in
terms of form and content, and obviously a logistical nightmare, but very
In other news, I paid another visit to the Poetry Storehouse
, and made another
short mashup film based on a piece I found there, entitled “Dirty Old Man?
David Sullivan. My attention was also drawn to an interview with poet Peg
Duthie, on the Moving
website, in which she was quite kind about the film I made of her
"Dirty Old Man?" by David Sullivan
from OTHNIEL SMITH
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