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As a creative producer, we believe in making work that has the power to expand our worlds, spark emotions and fire imaginations.

We make our own productions, festivals and events that entertain, stimulate and inspire audiences and have a strong voice at their heart. Our focus is on making experiences with music; musical theatre, plays with songs, gig theatre or a story where the score is fundamental to the production.

We produce contemporary work that promotes Welsh talent, telling compelling stories through new and established voices including those that are under-represented, celebrating Wales in all its diversity.

As such we have collaborated with Deaf and hearing artists, bilingual performers, local composers, theatre companies and writers and LGBTQ+ artists to create new types of work that tell their stories, their way.

Over the past few years, we’ve strengthened our role as a production house with a fresh crop of productions made in Wales, for Wales and inspired by Wales, taking over our own stages and those across the UK and beyond.

Recent productions include...

LLAIS

Llais is our annual international arts festival which showcases the power of the voice while immersing the audience in the incredible talents of artists from across the globe.

Since it began, it's showcased some of the world’s most recognisable voices from across the musical spectrum including: Patti Smith, Van Morrison, Femi Kuti, Laura Marling, Candi Staton, Elvis Costello, Hugh Masekela, Rufus Wainwright, Fatoumata Diawara, John Grant, Angélique Kidjo, Arab Strap, Hot Chip and more. Find out more.

Anthem

Anthem is our first production of 2022, written and co-composed by Llinos Mai and directed by Alice Eklund.

Performed in Welsh, the show promises comedy, catchy songs and a big glittery explosion of TV magic. Watch Anthem from 20 - 30 July 2022 in our Weston Studio.

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Grandmother's Closet

Grandmother's Closet was a Wales Millennium Centre and Luke Hereford co-production which was performed in our Weston Studio from 20 - 23 April 2022.

This autobiographical play by first-time writer (and long-time theatre-maker) Luke Hereford examined queer identities, and how Luke learned to love his with the help of his grandmother and her colourful wardrobe. Find out more.

Following a sell-out run in April 2022, Luke Hereford’s solo musical will be performed 3 - 28 August 2022 at the Summerhall venue during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The Boy With Two Hearts

"Thrilling, timely and heartfelt."

THE STAGE

Created in close collaboration with Hamed and Hessam Amiri, this extraordinary true story of hope followed the Amiri family as they fled Afghanistan from the Taliban, with their journey made even more critical by their eldest son Hussein’s life-threatening heart condition. 

Following its sell-out opening season in 2021, the production returns to Cardiff for one week in September 2022, prior to its transfer to London's National Theatre. Find out more.

The Beauty Parade

Co-produced with pioneering theatre-maker Kaite O’Reilly this powerful production told the moving story of the heroic female spies dropped behind enemy lines during the Second World War. Find out more.

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

This one-woman cabaret co-produced, written and performed by bilingual writer and performer Carys Eleri garnered excellent reviews and won 'Best Cabaret' at the Adelaide Fringe. It was then performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and later toured around Wales and was performed in both Welsh and English to great acclaim. Find out more.

The Mirror Crack'd

An Agatha Christie adaptation by Rachel Wagstaff, this co-production with Wiltshire Creative played a successful tour to over 28,000 people including a two-week run at Cardiff’s New Theatre where it achieved record sales for a drama at that venue.

A version of the play was later produced and performed in Mumbai, India. Find out more.

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS INCLUDE...

RED/ Roald Dahl’s City of the Unexpected  /  Man to Man / The Last Mermaid / Land of Our Fathers / La Voix Humaine / Only the Brave / Tiger Bay the Musical / Double Vision / Highway One

Our 2022 productions are supported by the Garfield Weston Culture Fund, Bob and Lindsay Clark, the Arts Council of Wales, British Council and Welsh Government.

Tiger Bay the Musical

Set in Cardiff Docks in the early 1900s, extreme poverty meets supreme wealth and coal is king.

The Mirror Crack'd

This thrilling play is based on Agatha Christie's classic murder mystery novel, The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side.

City of the Unexpected

A fantastical live extravaganza through the streets of Cardiff celebrating the life and work of Roald Dahl.

Llais

Our international arts festival, bringing artists and audiences together over four days of incredible live music, thought-provoking performance and inspirational talks.

Only the Brave

A D-Day musical delving into the lives of the men and women who made astonishing sacrifices.

Man to Man

Our first full in-house production, reimagined Manfred Karge’s play about one woman’s survival in Nazi Germany.

Tom Mumford as the Centaur

Highway One

This co-production with August 012 follows a surreal journey to Delphi with a grieving woman, mythical Centaur, Italian film maker and mystic.

Lovecraft

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

On Tour: Carys Eleri's one-woman science/comedy/music show examining the intricacies of love.

Double Vision

Double Vision

This ambitious co-production with Gagglebabble was part murder mystery, part gig with plenty of twists and turns.

RED

RED was our 2019 Christmas co-production with award-winning storytellers, Likely Story who delivered a reworking of the classic fairy tale...

The Beauty Parade

The Beauty Parade

This co-production with pioneering theatre-maker Kaite O’Reilly exposed the story of one of the most unique operations of the Second World War.

cate le bon stood in a dark theatre holding a guitar

Gŵyl 2021

Four of Wales’ best-loved festivals – Festival of Voice, FOCUS Wales, Other Voices Cardigan and Aberystwyth Comedy Festival joined forces to create Gŵyl 2021.

Your Voice artwork

Your Voice

Your Voice was our community-led project multimedia arts exhibition with a four-storey crochet tree installation at it's heart.

The Boy With Two Hearts

The Boy With Two Hearts

From Afghanistan to Wales, this extraordinary true story revealed the courage and humanity behind each refugee story.

Illustration of a man with glasses

Ripples Of Kindness

A story of brotherhood, love and positivity, this communal VR experience was created to accompany The Boy With Two Hearts in October 2021.

Grandmother's Closet

This autobiographical play by first-time writer Luke Hereford examined queer identities.