As theatres across Wales are closed at the moment, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru has launched Theatr Gen Eto to offer opportunities for audiences to enjoy some of the company’s productions on screen. By releasing content from its extensive archive, the company will share a number of its previous productions on its YouTube channel and also on the new digital platform AM online at amam.cymru or by downloading the app on amam.cymru/ambobdim) in order to reach a wide and varied audience, ensuring that Welsh-language content is available online, alongside the ever-growing repertoire and opportunities to see English-language theatre in this way. Closed captions in Welsh and English will be available on some of this archive material.
Since April 2020, many Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru productions have been released as part of our Theatr Gen Eto programme. The programme included the productions Llygoden yr Eira; Nos Sadwrn o Hyd by Roger Williams, Mrs Reynolds a’r Cena Bach by Gary Owen, trranslated by Meic Povey; Bachu by Melangell Dolma; Estron by Hefin Robinson; Milwr yn y Meddwl by Heiddwen Tomos; X by Rhydian Gwyn Lewis; and our New Digital Commissions: Fy Ynys Las by Eddie Ladd, Er Cofid 19 by Er Cof, O Ben’groes at Droed Amser by Karen Owen with Maggie Ogunbanwo.
by Guto Puw
Libretto by Gwyneth Glyn
Based on the play by Gwenlyn Parry
Available from 14 April 2021
A Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru production originally presented by Sherman Theatre and the Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2017
Y Tŵr is an intimate story of love and life based on the work of one of Wales’ most prolific playwrights. Exploring the extremes of emotion experienced by two lovers over the course of a lifetime together, Gwenlyn Parry’s acclaimed play is brought to new life in the form of a touching and lyrical original opera by composer Guto Puw and singer-songwriter-playwright, Gwyneth Glyn.
CC Closed Captions available in Welsh and English
Instructions on how to set Closed Captions on YouTube available here.
You can watch Y Tŵr on our YouTube channel and on the AM website and app (amam.cymru) from 14 April 2021.