Monthly Archives: October 2015

Triple Bill – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 16 October 2015

Ballet is woman. Ballet is man. Sometimes with big moustaches. The main feature of the Triple Bill Birmingham Royal Ballet brought to Sadler’s Wells was the London premiere of David Bintley’s The King Dances. Based loosely on the Le Ballet … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 13 October 2015

Something worth pondering When Swan Lake starts with a funeral then you know you’re in for something slightly different. And that’s exactly what you get with Peter Wright and Galina Samsova’s production for Birmingham Royal Ballet: something slightly different. It’s … Continue reading

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The Forever Loop – Eddie Peake: Curve Gallery, The Barbican, London, 9 October 2015 – 10 January 2016

Dancing to a new ditty Having done a bit of hip-hop and contemporary dance in his younger days, it’s perhaps no surprise that London-based artist Eddie Peake’s new commission to fill the the Barbican’s Curve Gallery is full of movement. … Continue reading

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