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Shadows of War – Birmingham Royal Ballet: Sadlers Wells, London, 17 October 2014

Don’t mention the war! Rightly, 2014 has seen plenty of commemorations of the start of the First World War but Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Shadows of War was rather less focussed. Originally created for London’s The Royal Ballet in 1979, Kenneth … 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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