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Latest reviews of entertainment in South Wales from reviews of shows and concerts at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena to performances by the National Orchestra Of Wales.

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    Kevin Bryan's record reviews

    The Balham Alligators, "Bayou-Degradable" (Proper PRPCD021)- The Alligators' tasty melange of musical styles was all the rage in London's pubs and...

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    Kevin Bryan's record reviews

    PFM,"Paper Charms" (Esoteric Records)-  PFM were the first Italian rock band to make a major impact on record buyers  in the English...

  • Kevin Bryan's record reviews

    PFM,"Paper Charms" (Esoteric Records)-  PFM were the first Italian rock band to make a major impact on record buyers  in the English...

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    Kevin Bryan's record reviews

      Phil Beer,"Plays Guitar and Fiddle.Sings a bit." (Talking Elephant TECD 272)-The multi-talented Mr.Beer has become a highly regarded...

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    Marsh Road to Mozarts

    DON'T expect Tom Fitton to give you earnestly performed acoustic rock while wearing skinny jeans."I'm a folk singer and write folk songs in the traditional...

  • We Are The Giant (15)

    DIRECTED BY:Greg BakerGENRE: DocumentaryRELEASED: November 14WE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE SAY:Barker investigates the personal cost of the Arab Spring, through the eyes...

  • Life Itself (15)

    STARRING:Roger EbertGENRE: DocumentaryRELEASED: November 14WE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE SAY:Ebert, film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times, was the first film reviewer to...

  • Third Person (15)

    STARRING:Liam Neeson, Kim BasingerGENRE: Thriller/romanceRELEASED: November 14WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE SAY:In Paris, Michael (Neeson) comes to terms with separating...

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    Diplomacy (12A)

    STARRING:Niels ArestrupGENRE: DramaRELEASED: November 14WE GIVE IT: ★★★★✩WE SAY:Set during the final months of the Second World War. German General von...

  • Nativity 3: Dude Where's My Donkey? (U)

    STARRING:Martin Clunes, Celia ImrieGENRE: Family/comedy, musicalRELEASED: November 14WE GIVE IT: ★✩✩✩✩WE SAY: Mr Shepherd (Clunes) is a superteacher charged...

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    Stars back anti- bullying campaign

    THIS week The Wave and Swansea Sound launched an anti bullying campaign called #HearMyVoice.I'm sorry to say I think we have all been touched by bullying during...

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    EXPECTATIONS

    Pere UbuAT: The Scene, Plymouth StreetON: Tonight.YOU SHOULD GO IF... you want more than you are gettingTHE Pere Ubu project was supposed to be an end, not a...

  • David Bowie Is (PG)

    STARRING:David BowieGENRE: Live/documentaryRELEASED: November 17WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE SAY:A journeys around the Victoria & Albert Museum's retrospective of...

  • Voodoo rock trio

    THERE have been a fair few classic power trios over the years, and tomorrow night Neath's Gwyn Hall will shake to the sound of another.The Voodoo Room bring...

  • The Drop (15)

    STARRING:Tom Hardy, Noomi RapaceGENRE: Thriller/romanceRELEASED: November 14WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE SAY: Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) is a softly spoken soul, who...

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    The Hunger Games: MockingJay - Part 1 (12A)

    STARRING:Jennifer LawrenceGENRE: Sci-fiRELEASED: November 20WE GIVE IT: ★★★✩✩WE SAY:The penultimate instalment of the dystopian thrillers based on the books by...

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    ENIGMA

    The Imitation Game (12A)STARRING: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira KnightlyGENRE: Thriller/drama/romanceWE GIVE IT:IN December 2013, The Queen granted a...

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    Seriously Funny Performance

    It's not often that one gets to see a performance of a play that could be described as life-changing, but Wednesday evening's preview performance of Laura...