NEWS: United Ukrainian Ballet to Perform Giselle at London Coliseum

It has been announced that the newly formed United Ukrainian Ballet will perform at the London Coliseum this September. The United Ukraine Ballet created by dancers who fled Ukraine and have found a haven in The Hague, will be performing at the London Coliseum this September. This newly formed company will be performing Ukrainian choreographer, Alexei… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for New Adventures’ Production of The Car Man at the Royal Albert Hall

The show will play for 14 performances only from the 9th June. New Adventures and the Royal Albert Hall have announced the full cast  for Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man, taking to the stage from the 9th to the 19th of June. Based on Bizet’s Carmen, Matthew Bourne’s production will be reimagined for the Royal… Read More

NEWS: New Adventures Announces the Return of Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Marking the 10th anniversary since the production was first seen at Sadler’s Wells, New Adventures has confirmed it will return to the London venue and tour the UK. It has been confirmed that the production, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, will open its UK tour at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on the 12th… Read More

REVIEW: Nutcracker!, Sadler’s Wells

This dazzling take on the classic ballet is a real breath of fresh air even with the darker qualities drawn out of the story. This is very much a Nutcracker of two halves. On the one hand, you have the grimness of the orphanage of where Clara and her friends live celebrating a modest Christmas… Read More

Review Round Up: Nutcracker!, Sadler’s Wells

We round up the reviews for Matthew Bourne’s take on the classic ballet. iNews: **** “It’s not the best Bourne ballet – the choreography is a little uninteresting – but it’s a funny take on a Christmas classic, a bit like one of those Heston Blumenthal festive recipes that involve sticking exploding candy into a… Read More

PREVIEW: The Nutcracker, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Albert Hall

The Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production returns to the Royal Albert Hall from the 28th December. After a year without the Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, it will be returning to the Royal Albert Hall from the 28th to the 31st December. We join Clara in the Victorian setting of her family home.… Read More

REVIEW: Birmingham Royal Ballet: Curated by Carlos Acosta, Sadler’s Wells

This trio of works uses ballet to highlight important themes but it feels slightly flat. Combining elements of classical ballet but transforming them for a modern audience with contemporary ideas, this carefully curated selection of works is suitably atmospheric and thought provoking – but somehow feels a bit flat and as though it is missing… Read More

Review Round Up: Romeo & Juliet, Royal Opera House

Find out what critics had to say about the Royal Ballet’s production of Romeo & Juliet with our review round up. The Guardian: “Despite Romeo and Juliet being one of the Royal Ballet’s most performed works, this production, especially opening night, feels fresh and full of new detail.” London Theatre1: ***** “The pas de deux… Read More

Review Round Up: The Midnight Bell, Sadler’s Wells

We round up the review’s for Matthew Bourne’s latest show, opening at Sadler’s Wells before embarking on a UK tour. The Guardian: **** “The show’s success owes much to the atmosphere created by Bourne’s collaborators: Paul Groothuis’s sound design, the birdsong and footsteps and car engines that make the city hum even in the early… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Mark Gatiss’ A Christmas Carol

The production is set to run at the Nottingham Playhouse from the 29th October until the 20th November prior to a run at Alexandra Palace from the 26th November until the 9th January 2022. Full casting has been announced for the new adaptation of A Christmas Carol, based on the classic Charles Dickens story playing… Read More