Monthly Archives: January 2012

Men in Motion – Ivan Putrov: Sadler’s Wells, 27 January 2012

Let’s hear it for the boys It wasn’t so long ago that Ivan Putrov left the Royal Ballet under the puff of a dark cloud. This week Sergei Polunin left under a thunderstorm of hail and lightning and promptly stole … Continue reading

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Swan Lake/The Nutcracker – Moscow City Ballet: Richmond Theatre, 19 & 20 January 2012

Let’s hear it for the girls The bright and colourful Moscow City Ballet breezed into Richmond with two of their most popular shows: Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. Thursday’s Swan Lake saw the elegant Liliya Orekhova floating gracefully into the … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker – Birmingham Royal Ballet: O2 Arena, London, 30 December 2011

Pretty BallArena The Royal Ballet started this arena lark back in the summer with Romeo and Juliet. Five months later and Birmingham Royal Ballet have a pop at the self-same O2 Arena with Peter Wright’s classy Nutcracker. The company made … Continue reading

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