Tag Archives: Anglesey

Hugh Hughes – #Swim2Oz – Beached Whales to Sydney Opera House

Hi there, it’s Hugh Hughes here. I’m currently swimming to Australia to perform my show, Story of a Rabbit.

It’s running from 29 Nov until 10 Dec.

You can find more information on my website, http://www.hughhughes.me

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A little more about Floating on BBC Radio 4

Those of you who have seen my production of Hugh Hughes in…Floating will know that on 1 April 1982, the Isle of Angelsey separated from the mainland of Wales and floated out into the North Atlantic.

As I’ve mentioned before, there’s now a chance for others to hear about this remarkable event because I, Hugh Hughes have been working with BBC Radio 4 to tell the story as an afternoon play.

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An interview on BBC 6 Music

Shon from Hoipolloi went on BBC Radio 6 Music’s breakfast show (with Shaun Keaveny) to chat about Floating, the first Hugh Hughes production on BBC Radio 4.

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Hugh Hughes in… Floating on BBC Radio 4

As some of you may know, I have recently been working to adapt my show, Hugh Hughes in… Floating into a radio drama for BBC Radio 4. Now the date of broadcast has been set and I am finally able to share the exact date – Friday 9 September. And there’s also a little competition to enter too!

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An Introduction to Stories from an Invisible Town

As you may know, I’m currently working on a brand new Hugh Hughes project, which is called Stories from an Invisible Town. Here’s a bit more information…

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The Wonderful World of Hugh Hughes at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

In May (Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21) I’ll be taking The Wonderful World of Hugh Hughes to West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. Do come and join me!

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“I Love the Arts” seems important today

This extract from my film, Hugh Hughes: How I Got Here, seems appropriate on the day that spending cuts were announced in London. I find Julie to be a real inspiration.

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Hugh Hughes: Floating – The Research

Not long after I met Shon from Hoipolloi, we discussed my ideas for my first theatre show. As we talked about the island floating away into the Atlantic Ocean, Shon thought it would be useful for me to think about other things that float and some of th…

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Hugh Hughes: Floating – The Pitch

The team at Hoipolloi booked my first tour of Floating in 2005. They mentioned that someone who ran a venue was interested in booking the show, but before he would confirm, he wanted to meet me and hear more about what the show would be like. So I deci…

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Have you ever visited Anglesey?

I thought I’d share this little video with you. It explains a little more about the relationship between me, Hugh Hughes, with my home, Anglesey (Llangefni), and why it’s so important to who I am…

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