It's exactly 124 years and 1 day since The Nutcracker first had its premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg and now after all this time; it's still a family favourite, it's come to us in many different guises over the years from Barbie to Ballet and everything in between and tonight it's that in between that I'm going to see, moving away from the conventional, the been there done that for 124 years, tonight at Clwyd Theatre in Mold, it took a very different, very exciting form.

The 20th anniversary production of RENT had their first press night of the tour at the stunning Theatr Clwyd this evening with the packed audience leaping to their feet at the conclusion of this emotional roller coaster of a show.