Whats on at Swansea Grand Theatre

See your TV and film favourites come to life at Swansea Grand Theatre as part of a packed programme of events this season.

There’s lots of family fun on offer when Alex (X-Factor winner Matt Terry), Marty, Melman and Gloria bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in the live musical spectacular, Madagascar, from 21 to 25 May. The Bows and Bunny Ears Tour, a tribute to Ariana Grande and JoJo Siwa is on 8 June. From the creators of the perennially popular Gruffalo and Stick Man, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, comes the latest sensation, Zog, from 23 – 25 July.

Don’t miss the global smash hit with seasons on Broadway, London’s West End and Las Vegas and a star-studded Hollywood movie version, Rock of Ages, promises the biggest party in town (14 – 18 May). Calon Lan, a re-working of Mal Pope’s highly acclaimed Amazing Grace, stars musical theatre sensation, Rhydian Roberts and runs from 28 June to 6 July.

There’s music aplenty, including tributes to the Bee Gees in Jive Talkin’ on 30 May, Meatloaf and Cher in Dead Ringer for Love on 31 May. Fans of Irish music will love One Night in Dublin on 14 June and Barry Steele returns with The Roy Orbison Story on 21 June. Take heart if you haven’t managed to get tickets for the real deal, a tribute to the Spice Girls, Spice Up Your Life, is on 13 July.

The BBC Now programme continues at The Brangwyn Hall with Jac van Steen conducting Mozart on 10 May and Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 on 7 June.

Singer/songwriter, Paul Young, is at the Brangwyn Hall on 11 May and Rhydian Roberts and royal harpist, Claire Jones, share the stage on 22 June. If you want to trip the light fantastic there are Tea Dances on 19 June and 14 August.