Work-in-Progress

We have a number of projects and productions in progress including:

The Herbalist

a 5 minute short film / scene set in Tafftown Wholefoods to promote the development of our ongoing work on Tafftown – a soap-opera set in the capital city of Wales.

This video is a light-hearted look at some of the characters and themes that will be present in the programme

‘The Herbalist’ will be filmed, edited and released before the end of October

More details of story, location, and cast to follow

For more about Tafftown click here

Music Production

We’re in the studio preparing a number of music projects including the production of a new album of original songs by Dafydd Wyn Roberts.

Podcasts

We’ve already done a few sample episodes of the Two Old Heads podcasts and are working on more – you can find some on the Tafftown website

Also on the way

More short films

More Music

More books

and . . . .

our first feature film . . . .

see you soon

The Creature – Promo Video

Here’s a short video we produced for ‘The Creature’, a play from Company of Sirens, written by Lucy Gough and directed by Chris Durnall.

The Creature is at the Seligman Theatre, Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff, from October 1st to October 10th, 2019

Umming and Aahing

In the meantime we can help with most aspects of media production of one sort or another

give us a shout . . . .

Busted – New Novel coming soon

Feels like we’re just waking up here after a long time of little activity – in the foreground at least.

We may go back to sleep after this or it may spark something off that leads to a huge increase in activity – i.e. sales of books.

Anyway, we are publishing a new novel by Derec Jones at the end of this month (May 2019)

In the meantime, here’s a picture of the cover and a little information that we hope will help to sell it.

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Tafftown – a brand new soap-opera set in Cardiff

Exciting News!

Opening Chapter is delighted to be leading the production of a brand new soap opera set in Cardiff – it’s early days and more information will be available in the coming weeks.

In the meantime click here to head over to Tafftown for more:

Resurrection

Resurrection by Kiára Árgenta

The Shattering sequel to Opera. Kiára Árgenta’s latest novel is an intimate portrayal of the life and loves of Opera Divas on and off the stage.

Beneath the beauty and glamour of the Opera stars and the richly coloured world they inhabit, lies a morass of insecurity and jealousy, passion and anguish.

A disturbing yet moving book that is written in Kiára’s unique style. Not to be missed.

Coven of One

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** Highly recommended read

“A Fantastic Adventure”

In the bluestone caverns, deep under Masterbridge, someone was taking notice. It had been a long time since there was anything to notice, anything at all, but there was, imperceptibly, something there.

The yellow ridged fingernail reached out to swirl the inky, black water. With a sprinkle of chosen herbs the scene burst into life once again. The shrouded face watched intently as the picture cleared, expanded, shuddered and then settled down to admit the truth…..yes, she was coming.

Coven of One is the story of a simple Hedgewitch’s journey into the furthest recesses of the darkest heart of the darkest demon. A story of spells and potions, imbued with Pagan magic.

Reviews and Quotes

“Dorcas Fleming has completed her training and is ready for a future as a simple hedgewitch.  But as soon as she hears of her placement in the heathen south, it is clear Dorcas’s destiny is to run on a deeper plane.

As we travel with her on her momentous journey, through a vividly drawn and dramatic landscape, accompanied by a mischievous and wise talking cat and a colourful cast, we too are drawn into a magical world of spells, potions and enchantment.  Rooted in the author’s pagan beliefs, this is a truly magical book.


Read it.  I can promise you a bewitching experience that will stay with you long after you turn the final page.

— Debi Alper, author of Nirvana Bites.

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please contact us if you want to order a book from outside the UK with your delivery details and we will advise you of the cost.

Coven of one is also available online as a paperback and for the Kindle. Click here for more info

Opera – the book. Available now!

opera-cover-idea01-after-proof-front-rs‘I could be one of those divas on stage, reaching out for the chandelier with their powerful voices in their elegant world.’

‘At that time, Opera seemed like a glamorous world, a place of opulence and beauty and bouquets of roses for the leading singers. I never knew that once inside the glass bubble staring out at the blackness of the auditorium how ugly it was, how we lived in a world built on nepotism and lies and sore throats and endless fighting over roles. I never knew how much it would take from me, how much pressure I would be under. I saw myself as a diva, a star who would adore the attention, but it came at such a cost, more agony than I ever thought possible. I  sacrificed every relationship, every friendship I ever had on the altar of my ambition.’

OPERA

Inside the cut-throat world of Opera, young mezzo-soprano Natalija is beautiful, talented and arrogant and will stop at nothing to get to the top of her career. She lives and breathes the role of Carmen, casting aside everyone who cares about her. Underneath her public persona lies a troubled and damaged girl who is killing herself and her career with bulimia and overwork. She believes she is ruthless and nothing and no one will stop her reaching the absolute top but in the end she realises her rivals can be even more deadly.

This is the latest novel from Kiára Árgenta and offers the unique opportunity to see what really goes on behind the scenes at the Opera. The author has created a story that is operatic in its own right and chimes with the beauty and the tragedy that defines the sublime art-form both on and off the stage.

Now available worldwide in paperback or as an ebook for the kindle:

Amazon.co.uk: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1904958656/

Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1904958656/

 

A new novel that offers a disturbing insight into Opera’s vicious underbelly

New Title launching early November

Inside the cut-throat world of Opera, young mezzo-soprano Natalija is beautiful, talented and arrogant and will stop at nothing to get to the top of her career. She lives and breathes the role of Carmen, casting aside everyone who cares about her. Underneath her public persona lies a troubled and damaged girl who is killing herself and her career with bulimia and overwork. She believes she is ruthless and nothing and no one will stop her reaching the absolute top but in the end she realises her rivals can be even more deadly.

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