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Bristol Packet Wharf, Newport, Gwent, NP20 1HG
  • Telephone 01633 656757
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  • Website www.newport.gov.uk/riverfront
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The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner
  • 2017
  • 1h 33min
  • Directed by: Nora Twomey
  • Cast: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus

Parvana (Chaudry) is an 11-year-old girl living in Kabul, who when her father is arrested by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy so she can move around unimpeded. The animation is elegantly simple and it’s a valiant effort, but the script lacks clarity and it’s hard to see how children would take to such a politically-charged narrative.

Thu 22 Aug

Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm

Meet Emmie Price.

Her life has been a whirlwind. It’s a world torn between caring for her mam and proving she’s got what it takes at school. But Emmie knows one day that’s all going to change. One day she’s going to become a storm chaser… in America. But will her invention for renewable energy be enough to win her a bursary to study in the USA? Multi award-winning Theatr na nÓg present an unmissable original musical play that’s guaranteed to seize your heart and capture your mind. Set against the backdrop of the Welsh Valleys Eye of the Storm has an original soundtrack from Grammy Award winner Amy Wadge (Keeping Faith, Thinkin’ Out Loud with Ed Sheeran) and performed live on stage by a cast of 8 talented actor musicians.

A theatrical event of courage, determination and compassion for children aged 8+ and adults of all ages.

A Theatr na nÓg and Swansea Grand Theatre co-production.

Best Show for Children and Young People - Wales Theatre Awards 2018.

“An absolute must see”— Audience member

“An uplifting story, multi-talented Welsh cast… and top-notch soundtrack”— Arts Scene In Wales

Tue 15 Oct

£10

Wed 16 Oct

£10

Thu 17 Oct

£10

Fri 18 Oct

£10

Sat 19 Oct

The Lion King

The Lion King
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 58min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jon Favreau
  • Cast: Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, James Earl Jones

The photorealistic version of the beloved Disney story has memorable visuals, impressive set-pieces and adorable yet credible animals, but precisely because they’re so realistic, it’s weird when they speak and even stranger when they sing. All the star voices in the world don’t count when you can’t simulate heart and soul.

Tue 20 Aug
Wed 21 Aug
Thu 22 Aug

Sam and Mark's On the Road Show

Sam and Mark’s On The Road Show

Live show featuring the BAFTA award-winning CBBC pair.

Tue 27 Aug

£13.25

Thank ABBA for the Music

Thank ABBA for the Music

Big ABBA tribute night.

Sat 28 Sep

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