Category Archives: Newspaper Reviews

Nutcracker! – Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures: New Wimbledon Theatre, 13 March 2012

Pinker than a pink thing Originally created in 1992, Nutcracker! was Matthew Bourne’s first full-evening story ballet. Treading the boards 20 years later it remains just as fresh and entertaining as it must have done all those years ago at … Continue reading

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La Fille mal gardee/The Sleeping Beauty – The Russian State Ballet of Siberia: New Wimbledon Theatre, 30 & 31 January 2012

Feeling hot, hot, hot The Russian State Ballet of Siberia put on a couple of impressive displays at the New Wimbledon Theatre. The opening night pastoral delights of La Fille mal gardée may not seem the obvious repertoire for a … 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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Dance Queens of the Nile – Hossam & Serena Ramzy: Chequer Mead, 25 June 2011

Published 30 June 2011: East Grinstead Courier & Observer Night Boat to Cairo! Egyptian dance superstars Hossam and Serena Ramzy staged a triumphant home-town show at Chequer Mead on June 25th. Split into two sections, Dance Queens of the Nile was a visual and … Continue reading

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Cinderella – Vienna Festival Ballet: Chequer Mead, 19 May 2011

Published 26 May 2011: East Grinstead Courier & Observer Cats, Cross-dressers and Chiming Clocks. All in a day’s work for Cinderella. The Vienna Festival Ballet pirouetted into Chequer Mead last week bringing a sparkling new version of Cinderella with them. A tale of … Continue reading

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Cinderella – Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures: New Wimbledon Theatre, 3 May 2011

Published 5 May 2011: Wimbledon Guardian http://tinyurl.com/BourneCinderella Making the night go with a bang The ever popular Matthew Bourne is back at the New Wimbledon Theatre with his ground-breaking production of Cinderella. Originally staged in 1997 and set in wartime … Continue reading

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Reflected – Phoenix Dance Theatre: The Hawth, Crawley, 6 April 2011

Published 14 April 2011: Crawley News Published 21 April 2011: East Grinstead Courier & Observer  http://tinyurl.com/pdtReflected Onwards and upwards You’d be forgiven for thinking that as 2011 sees Phoenix Dance Theatre’s 30th anniversary that their current show Reflected would be … Continue reading

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