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Thrills and frivolities in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s company is back at Sadler’s Wells this month, with its award winning production of Swan Lake. An expected box office sell-out for the theatre that housed the premiere in 1995, and an exciting opportunity for dance lovers to see again the show that once took London by storm.

Wednesday 18th December 2013 Read more...
"Beautiful, yet strong": Classical masculinity on stage with BalletBoyz at Sadler's Wells

BalletBoyz' show The Talent 2013 celebrates classical masculinity through two remarkable pieces by Liam Scarlett and Russel Maliphant. They have come a long way in their twelve-year history, with a keen sense of what the audience likes to see.

Monday 11th March 2013 Read more...
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne's new version of that iconic ballet masterpiece Sleeping Beauty might dismay the purist with the liberties it takes, but no one can fail to be entertained. At Sadler's Wells.

Thursday 13th December 2012 Read more...
10 Theatres That Go the Extra Mile

Trying to narrow down the vast number of theatres in London to a notable list of ten is a daunting task, but there will always be a few standouts for me. I have not listed them in order of preference or grandeur, but instead attempted to select a diverse collection of venues/spaces that each have winning attributes.

Thursday 23rd August 2012 Read more...
Matthew Bourne's Play Without Words: A sophisticated sixties treat

Matthew Bourne’s Play Without Words is exactly that, a narrative conveyed through movement rather than speech. Bourne was inspired by Joseph Losey’s film The Servant, starring Dirk Bogarde. Harold Pinter wrote the screenplay and the brooding ambiguity of the film triggered the idea of this intimate dance theatre piece. At Sadler’s Wells.

Thursday 19th July 2012 Read more...