On 5th October 1957 the great Paul Robeson – actor, singer, sportsman and civil rights activist - made his famous transatlantic broadcast to the Miners’ Eisteddfod in The Grand Pavilion.
To commemorate this historic event and celebrate the rich cultural connection between this venue, the miners and the valleys, Bridgend Youth Theatre presents a brand-new piece of theatre using film, dance and live music.
Created by the young people themselves in partnership with Roger Burnell, Louise Osborne, John Rea and Gavin Porter, this production is supported by Arts Council of Wales.
When you watch a film in 3D, you feel as though you’ve stepped inside it. Superb image quality – crisp, bright and ultra-realistic and stunning surround sound bring the story to life around you. You’re not just experiencing the entertainment; you’re right inside the entertainment.
Open to everyone, but particularly appropriate for anyone who may find the usual theatre/cinema environment challenging, due to an Autism Spectrum Condition, a learning disability, or a fear of the dark, loud noises or confined spaces.
Relaxed Performances/Screenings provide a relaxed environment, where elements are adapted to reduce anxiety or stress. Lighting and sound levels are adjusted to soften their impact and there is a relaxed attitude to noise and leaving and re-entering the auditorium during the performance/screening.
Designated 'chill-out' areas are provided outside the auditorium with activities for people to use if being in the auditorium becomes overwhelming for them.