Tonight at 7.30 pm we will simulcast on Facebook and YouTube a recording of the musical ‘Contender from 2007. The show will be broadcast in 2 acts with a 5 minute intermission.
The musical stars Mike Doyle as the boxer Tommy Farr and ‘West End legend’ Peter Karrie in the role of his mentor, the one legged saddler from Tonypandy , Joby Churchill.
Contender traces Tommy’s journey form the boxing booths of the Rhondda to the fight of his life to become Heavyweight Champion of the World against Joe Louis in Yankee Stadium.
The show was directed by the late Michael Bogdanov and features a star studded Welsh cast.
The show can be viewed on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/mal.pope
The show will also be broadcast on YouTube allowing you to stream live on most smart televisions or if you have the YouTube app on your Sky Box, Chromecast or Apple TV.
These are the direct links
Contender Act 1 – https://youtu.be/Ck1xp-fy4qA
Contender Act 2 – https://youtu.be/FgnHnFkPyBo