Category Archives: Productions

Gladiator – a funny uplifting play touring Wales

Don’t miss this new play written and directed by  Laurence Allan,  opening in Aberdare Coliseum on Thurs 23rd  – Fri 24th April 2015  and touring Wales until 16th May. Dreams made real In 1895, before the Tour De France and before the Modern Olympics, Wales and Aberdare could claim its first cycling world champion when […]


ChainWorks is forged

  Sadly, sometimes, some things are too good to be true – like Lance Armstrong. But Saturday’s opening performance of Gladiator at The Factory in Porth really did beggar belief. But it was all true. We put together a show in three days. People turned up. And kept turning up. And more and more kept […]



The Forgotten Hero – Arthur Linton – Welsh World Champion I have been riding a bike seriously for twenty years and up until recently it has been seen as the pursuit of the mad, sad obsessive. But suddenly cycling is the new black and the MAMIL  (middle aged man in lycra) is the new mondeo […]