She Says: The Royal Ballet – The Nutcracker 8/12/2015

The festive season sometimes loses it’s shine, which isn’t surprising considering all the office parties, secret Santa joke gifts to be bought, and the rising cost of travel to go home for the holidays. It’s hard not to bah humbug your way through December. The Royal Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker… View Post

Matthew Bourne: New Adventures Sleeping Beauty Review – Sadler’s Wells 3/12/2015

It’s time for me to scandalise our readers by admitting that the classic Petipa/Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty ballet is not my favourite. Before everyone closes the website window out of disgust, I want to clarify that I do understand it’s importance in the ballet repertory, and appreciate it’s classical technical difficulties; from the famous Rose Adagio through the… View Post

Royal Ballet’s MacMillan Romeo and Juliet 2015 Season

As the Autumn 2015 run of the Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet run draws to a close, it is time to reflect on countless evenings and the occasional matinee of tragedy and death. I was ridiculous enough to go to many of this seasons Royal Ballet’s MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet dates… View Post