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David Winwood is a Pointillist and Hyperrealist Artist.
Due to spinal and nerve damage, David is unable to work with a traditional paintbrush. With a computer screen as his canvas and an adapted mouse as his brush, David has developed his own unique style and way of painting, creating stunning pointillist landscapes and jaw-dropping hyperrealist portraits.

See the exhibition of his Pointillist work in Dare Valley Country Park, Aberdare for the whole of April 2018

Events @: The Coliseum This Season.
03000 040 444
www-rct-arts.co.uk

Saturday 7 April 2.30pm.

THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY
The 45th Anniversary Production!
Written by Steven Lee
Directed by Nick Lane

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don't know why she swallowed a fly...
but The People's Theatre Company do!

And now you can too as they bring one of the world's best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams' bestselling book!

This magical show has been written especially for grown-ups to enjoy with their children, complete with a feast of sing along songs, colourful animal characters and heart warming family fun.


Thoroughly entertaining and brilliant fun. ????? What's on Stage

Run time: roughly 60 mins. Age 2+

£11.00 Concessions £9.00 . Family Ticket £35.00


Thursday 19 April 7.30pm.

MISS JULIE
By August Strindberg

An RCT Theatres Production supported by Arts Council Wales.
Directed by and starring Gareth John Bale.

A brand new adaptation of this stirring period drama presented in the Welsh Language.

Midsummer's Eve is Miss Julie's time, a night filled with desire, when rules are broken, class barriers are set aside and the young mistress of the manor can dance with whomever she pleases. She chooses Jean, her father's valet, and for a few hours through the long twilight they play an increasingly dangerous game of 'what if'?

Set at the turn of the 20th Century, this thrilling revival of Strindberg's enduring classic is full of passion, power..... and lust!
Recommended for ages 14+

£12.00

Friday 4 May 8.00pm.
EDDI READER

One of Scotland's most prolific and instantly recognisable voices, former vocalist with Fairground Attraction and now highly successful singer-songwriter in her own right, Eddi combines meltingly true vocals and towering romanticism with a dynamic on stage presence.

From the traditional to the contemporary, Eddi brings to joyous life all forms of song and what sets Reader apart is the depth and quality of the emotional performance.


"Eddi Reader is one of my favourite singers of all time." Jools Holland


£20.00


Friday 11 May 7.30pm.
OWEN MONEY'S JUKEBOX HEROES TOUR 2


Wales' favourite funny man Owen Money is back!

Following his hugely successful tour in 2016, Owen is back with a fantastic evening of music and laughter, featuring his fantastic band The Travelling Wrinklies and some special guests.

Re-live the unforgettable sounds of Neil Sedaka, Karen Carpenter, Shirley Bassey and Frank Valli and The Four Seasons in this nostalgic trip down memory lane.

You'll be twisting and shouting the night away in this dazzling new production.


£15.00

Saturday 2 June 7.30pm.
ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN- GARYMULLEN & THE WORKS

Gary Mullen & The Works bring the spirit and passion of rock icon Freddie Mercury to life in this spectacular rock tribute.
Fans of Queen will delight in this note-for-note experience of their mega-hits: Bohemian Rhapsody, We are the Champions, Killer Queen, You're My Best Friend, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Radio Ga Ga, Under Pressure and Another One Bites the Dust.

One Night of Queen will ROCK YOU!

£19.00

Friday 15 June 7.30pm
BYE BYE BABY - THE STORY OF FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS


Bye Bye Baby are a jaw-dropping tribute to the musical phenomenon Jersey Boys and the timeless, iconic music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Expect incredible four part harmonies, roof raising falsetto complete with energetic and stylish choreography - all backed by their excellent 4-piece band.

With spectacular performances of all their hits; Sherry, December '63 (Oh What A Night), Grease, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Beggin', Working My Way Back To You, this show really is too good to be true!

"Fantastic Show" Rave Review, South Africa

"Superb" The Reviews Hub

"The bar is constantly being raised by Bye Bye Baby" The Stage


£20.00. Concessions - £18.00


Friday 6 July 7.30pm
EXPLOSIVE LIGHT ORCHESTRA

The Ultimate ELO Tribute!

An epic night of rock classics and melodic symphonic rock, showcasing the genius of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra.

A dazzling 8-piece band, including the famous string section, gives fresh life to all the ELO classics: Mr Blue Sky, Evil Woman, Livin'Thing, Wild West Hero, Don't Bring Me Down, Sweet Talkin'Woman, Turn to Stone and Hold on Tight

Definitely the best ELO tribute on the planet!

£18.00. Concessions - £15.00

Events @ The Park & Dare Treorchy
03000 040 444
www-rct-arts.co.uk

Wednesday 21 March 1.00pm
THE BACHELORS

When it comes to supergroups of the Swinging '60s, The Bachelors were one of the biggest and most successful of them all. Now Con and Dec, the singing brothers in The Bachelors, are back!

Their legion of hits includes such evergreen classics as: Diane, I Believe, Sound Of Silence, Charmaine, Ramona and I Wouldn't Trade You For The World.
£12.50

Friday 13 April 11.00am & 2.0pm.
OSKAR'S AMAZING ADVENTURE
by Theatre Fideri Fidera

Fire young imaginations with this original, heart-warming and funny adventure.

Desperate for some fun, Oskar the playful puppy leaves Grandma's little house on top of the snowy mountain to try to find a friendly animal to play with. But where are the animals? And why does Oskar have to wait till spring to play his favourite game again?

Full of laughter, adventure, adorable puppets and sing-along songs this gorgeous show is the perfect treat for your little ones.

"Furry friends, foxes and fun for all the family, this delightful show is a real treat" Edinburghfestivalforkids

'… a wonderful show, with plenty to keep young kids entertained' Polly, Our Seaside Baby Blog

Running time: 45 mins - plus a chance to meet the puppets!

£5.00. Ideal for ages 2 - 8.


Thursday 19 April 1.00pm & 7.30pm.
AN EVENING WITH FRANK VICKERY


In the Lounge Bar

Expect lots of laughter, some biting one-liners and all your burning questions answered in this intimate evening with Wales' favourite playwright and actor.

Frank, and a small cast of hand-picked actors, will perform stripped-back, script-in-hand excerpts from some of his most memorable plays giving rare insight into the story lines and themes they highlight.

If you love his hilarious plays you will love this evening!

£10.00

Friday 20 April 7.30pm
KAST OFF KINKS

This is not just a tribute to the iconic band The Kinks, but an incredible night featuring former members of this influential rock group, re-living the good times and keeping their incredible goldmine of smash hits alive!

This great line-up features:

MICK AVORY (Drummer on all the classic Kinks hits from 1964 - '84)

JOHN DALTON (Bass/Vocals, Kinks 1966 & 1969 - '76)

IAN GIBBONS (Keyboards/Vocals, Kinks 1979 - '96 and still with Ray Davies)

DAVE CLARKE (Guitar/Vocals, previously with the Beach Boys, Noel Redding and Tim Rose)

Expect all the hits, including: You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Days, Waterloo Sunset and Come Dancing.

£18.00


Friday 27 April 8.00pm
RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN COMEDY

Join Rich and his regular band of talented and chronically unemployable urchins for a frankly gratuitous mash-up of the very best of music and comedy.

Rich is known for his grouchy, deadpan style, he's the master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit, catch him in top form in this critically acclaimed new show which begins as a withering dissection of Trump's America, but ends up being a celebration of Americana!

He's also a regular on Very British Problems (Channel 4), Stand Up For The Week (Channel 4), QI (BBC1/2), Live At The Apollo (BBC1), Channel 4's Comedy Gala Live At The O2, Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Rich Hall's Cattle Drive (BBC4), Rich Hall's Gone Fishing (BBC4), Otis Lee Crenshaw - London Not Tennessee (BBC2), and Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2).

"Hall's genius, on the spot lyrical rhyming is raucously entertaining and very clever" Spears magazine

£17.00


Friday 25 May 7.30pm
ROCK AND ROLL REVOLUTION BY THE BLUEJAYS MUSIC

The Bluejays (Winners of the National Vintage Award for 'Best Band') present an electrifying and authentic tribute to the era when music changed the world forever.


Much more than just a jukebox show, Rock and Roll Revolution takes you on a historical journey via breathtaking renditions of the biggest hits that will have you dancing in the aisles including Rock Around The Clock, That's All Right, That'll Be The Day, Tutti Frutti, Summertime Blues, Johnny B. Goode, Stupid Cupid, Wake Up Little Susie, La Bamba, Lipstick On Your Collar and A Teenager In Love.

This goldmine of smash hits is interwoven with fascinating footage and interviews that reveal how the sounds of the 1950s changed the world forever!

"A wonderful band!" - Brian May, Queen
£20.00


Saturday 6 October 12.20pm & 4.00pm.
MILKSHAKE! LIVE: THE MAGIC STORYBOOK CHILDREN'S EVENT

Starring Milkshake! favourites Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake's very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world's favourite fairy tales.

Set amongst Milkshake's magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight! The Milkshake! cast will be singing songs and sharing stories that audience members, young and old, will know and love.


Running Time - 90 mins plus interval.

Tickets - £14.50
Children under 2 - £5.00
Children 2 - 16 - £13.00
Family Of Four - £50.00

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