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

NEWS: Casting and Tour Dates Announced for Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

The production is set to open  at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 15 November 2021. Casting and tour dates have been confirmed for the upcoming production of Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! which is based on the music of Tchaikovsky’s classic and is set to open  at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on 15th November 2021, before a Christmas… Read More

PREVIEW: Romeo and Juliet, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, Sadler’s Wells, Sky Arts

Matthew Bourne’s company have announced REEL Adventures, an online programme including a series of Broadcast Premieres on Sky TV and rare screenings of some of Matthew Bourne’s most beloved productions. His production of Romeo and Juliet is to be screened on Sky Arts on the 26th April at 8pm. It has been confirmed that Sky… Read More

REVIEW: The Red Shoes, Sadler’s Wells

This new revival of Matthew Bourne’s romantic and dramatic take on the 1948 film is beautiful to watch unfold. Matthew Bourne has such a way of story telling in all of his work – even with their contemporary twist whether it is his all-male Swan Lake or the deeply gothic rendition of Sleeping Beauty, all… Read More

Review Round Up: Romeo & Juliet, Sadler’s Wells

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Matthew Bourne’s reimagining of Romeo & Juliet . The Independent: **** “Where many Romeo retellings emphasise contemporary divisions, Bourne reframes it as a story of young people against a uniformly oppressive system.” The Telegraph: ***** “For a few agonising moments during the press night for Matthew Bourne’s new… Read More

REVIEW: Swan Lake, New Victoria Theatre

Matthew Bourne’s classic production looks as fresh as ever and a glorious celebration of Tchaikovsky’s wonderful music. Filled with plenty of drama and intensity, there is no denying that Matthew Bourne’s take on Swan Lake has been revered since it was first staged in 1995 for very good reason. It is by turns beautiful, heart… Read More

Review Round Up: Swan Lake, Sadler’s Wells

Matthew Bourne’s classic production returns to Sadler’s Wells – find out if it still lives up to expectations with LLLC’s review round up… The Telegraph: **** “this production – flaws and all – remains an embarrassment of riches, and in Ball it may well have found its most electrifying leading man since the dancer who… Read More

NEWS: New Dates Added to UK Tour of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

New Adventures have confirmed additional dates have been added to its UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, which will begin at the Plymouth Theatre Royal on the 22nd September.  It has been confirmed that the production will tour the UK for 32 weeks, opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth  ahead of an eight-week Christmas season… Read More

NEWS: Further Dates Announced for Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

New Adventures has confirmed new dates for the upcoming UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s beloved production of Swan Lake.  Opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on the 22nd September, the latest UK tour for Matthew Bourne’s classic production will then visit Curve, Leicester; Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe; Her Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen; Theatre Royal, Nottingham and The Lowry, Salford ahead of an eight-week Christmas… Read More