It Was 40 Years Ago Today

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Winner of the David Bradby TaPRA Award for Research in International Theatre and Performance 2011.

 

If you have any information on performance in Wales that could be of use to the project, please get in touch!

Whether you are an artist who has made performance work in Wales, or an audience member who once witnessed a performance (voluntarily or involuntarily!), we would be pleased to hear from you.
Any material will be of interest - from actual pieces of documentation to vague memories of events caught out of the corner of one's eye.
mail@performance-wales.org

Cysylltwch â ni os oes gennych unrhyw wybodaeth am berfformio yng Nghymru a allai fod o ddefnydd i'r prosiect!

Efallai eich bod yn artist sydd wedi gwneud gwaith perfformio yng Nghymru, neu'n aelod o gynulleidfa a welodd berfformiad unwaith (o'ch gwirfodd neu'n anwirfoddol!). Pwy bynnag ydych chi, hoffem glywed gennych.
Bydd unrhyw ddeunydd o ddiddordeb - o ddogfennau gwreiddiol i atgofion amwys am ddigwyddiadau a welwyd o gornel y llygad.
Mae'r manylion cyswllt wedi'u rhestru dan 'Cyswllt' yma, neu gallwch anfon e-bost i'r cyfeiriad hwn: mail@performance-wales.org

 

Project Director Cyfarwyddwr Prosiect: Heike Roms
Research Assistant Cynorthwyydd Ymchwil (2009-2011): Rebecca Edwards
Dept Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol

Contact: Professor Heike Roms
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Adran Astudiaethau Theatr, Ffilm a Theledu Prifysgol
Aberystwyth University
Adeilad Parry-Williams Building
Aberystwyth SY23 3AJ,
UK phone ffon: (+44) 1970 - 621911 (direct uniongyrchol) mail@performance-wales.org

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ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)
(CYNGOR YMCHWIL Y CELFYDDYDAU A’R DYNIAETHAU)

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What's Welsh for Performance? Beth yw 'performance' yn Gymraeg?

"It was forty years ago today...":
Locating the early history of performance art in Wales
1965-1979
"Ddeugain mlynedd yn ôl i heddiw...":
Lleoli hanes cynnar celf perfformio yng Nghymru
1965-1979

Image Llun: Open Cast Theatre ‘The TV Producer’ 1978

The Swansea Fringe Abertawe

Interviewee / Cyfwelai: Robin Hall

Robin Hall was involved in establishing the Swansea Fringe Festival in the late 1970s. In this interview he shares his memories of Swansea’s art scene in the seventies, the work of the Swansea Fringe and the wider Welsh performance scene.

Roedd Robin Hall yn gysylltiedig â sefydlu Fringe Festival Abertawe ar ddiwedd yr 1970au. Yn y cyfweliad hwn mae’n rhannu ei atgofion o sin celf Abertawe, o waith Fringe Abertawe ac o’r sin perfformio ehangach yng Nghymru.

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In English / Yn Saesneg
Interviewer / Cyfwelydd : Rebecca Edwards
Recorded / Recordiwyd: Canolfan Dylan Thomas Centre Swansea / Abertawe
6 September / Medi 2010
[Cyf/Ref: IWFYAT-SI-11]

Image / Llun: Open Cast Theatre ‘The TV Producer’ 1978
[Courtesy of / Drwy garedigrwydd: Robin Hall - Archive Collection (Private) / Casgliad Archif (Preifat)]

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audioAudio Extract / Clip Sain

Robin Hall, former co-organiser of the Swansea Fringe Festival, remembers the first year of the festival in 1979.

Mae Robin Hall, cyn cyd-drefnwr Fringe Festival Abertawe, yn dwyn i gof flwyddyn gyntaf yr Wyl yn 1979.

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transcript iconTranscript Summary of the Full Interview / Trawsgrifiad Cryno o’r Cyfweliad Llawn

Will be posted soon.

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See Accessing Interviews for details of where to access the whole interview
Ewch i ‘Cael Mynediad at Gyfweliadau’ i gael manylion am sut i gael mynediad at y cyfweliad cyfan

Keywords / Geiriau Allweddol:

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