Sunday, 4 August 2013

Interview: Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins interview with Mark Rees

It's not everyday that you get the opportunity to interview a true Welsh cultural icon. But interviewing Katherine Jenkins was one such opportunity.

Travel report: Richard Wagner in Zurich

Mark Rees travel report  - Richard Wagner in Zurich

I was lucky  enough to fly out to Zurich earlier this year to experience how the  Swiss are celebrating the bicentenary of legendary composer Richard Wagner. And yet again, even in the most unlikely of places, I managed to find a South Walian flavour to proceedings...

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Ghost Hunt Wales: Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea


As part of the annual Swansea Life Halloween ghost hunt, I checked out spooks, spectres and ghosts at the Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Interview: Greg Davies, The Back of My Mum’s Head


The incredibly funny Inbetweeners star Greg Davies kicked off his tour, The Back of My Mum’s Head,  in Swansea. I caught up with him beforehand.

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Interview: Francis Rossi, Status Quo


Legendary rock group Status Quo headlined a festival in Singleton Park Swansea last year. I caught up with guitar legend Francis Rossi ahead of the gig. Although I don't think he was in the best of moods when I spoke to him...

Monday, 4 February 2013

Interview: Karl Jenkins


It's not everyday that you get to meet your musical hero. But that's exactly what happened to Mark Rees when he was invited for a cup of coffee with Swansea-born composer Karl Jenkins one Saturday morning.

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Interview: Ken Dodd, comedian


For over 50 years, Ken Dodd has been one of the most celebrated and well-loved entertainers in British show business.  Mark Rees speaks to him ahead of his show in the Swansea Grand Theatre.