Tag Archives: Marion Tait

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 Sleeping Beauty – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 17 October 2013

It takes two Sometimes partnerships just work. There was Jenna Roberts wobbling a little on her own as Princess Aurora in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty when on glides her Prince Iain Mackay in Act II and suddenly the … Continue reading

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Aladdin – Birmingham Royal Ballet: London Coliseum, 20 March 2013

Djinn Genie, let yourself go In 1910 Michel Fokine choreographed Scheherazade for the Ballets Russes. Watching David Bintley’s new production of Aladdin for Birmingham Royal Ballet you’d be forgiven for thinking that not much has changed in the 100 years … Continue reading

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