English National Ballet Swan Lake in London - Review

★★★★✰   English National Ballet are back at the Royal Albert Hall with their fantastic Swan Lake in-the-round and all is good with the world... [13 Jun 24]

Ballet NdB 2 triple bill in London - Review

★★★✰✰   The junior company of Brno National Theatre Ballet are touring to London for the first time and open this years Royal Opera House Next Generation Festival with 3 recently created contemporary works... [12 Jun 24]

Link of the Week - English National Ballet, 2011 "Agony & Ecstasy" Swan Lake documentary

An eye-opening and unmissable BBC fly on the wall documentary about English National Ballet putting on Derek Deane's Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall in 2010... [05 Jun 24]

Gandini Juggling, Smashed in London - Review

★★★★★   Gandini Juggling presents a gloriously whimsical performance in Smashed - a masterpiece everybody should see! [01 Jun 24]

Northern Ballet, Romeo and Juliet in London - Review

★★★★✰   After a long absence Northern Ballet are touring their Christopher Gable/Massimo Moricone Romeo and Juliet again. Welcome back, we say, to a pacy and powerful production... [31 May 24]

Link of the Week - Eric Taub's Writing

Eric Taub, RIP, was a gloriously knowledgeable NY dance writer, full of wit and perception (especially about New York City Ballet), and more dance lovers should be aware of him [25 May 24]

Compagnie Maguy Marin, May B in London - Review

★★✰✰✰   Compagnie Maguy Marin's May B takes encouraging inspiration from Samuel Beckett's work but feels well too slow in unveiling its bleakly comic world... [22 May 24]

Scottish Ballet, A Streetcar Named Desire in London - Review

★★★★✰   Scottish Ballet makes its now annual trip to London and this year brings back its much-lauded Streetcar Named Desire. This is good... [17 May 24]

Ballet Black, HEROES double bill in London - Review

★★★★✰   Ballet Black returns to the Barbican with HEROES - a double bill of new works, by Sophie Laplane and Mthuthuzeli November, that neatly celebrates the hero in us all... [16 May 24]

Ballet Central 2024 Quad Bill in London - Review

★★★✰✰   Ballet Central's 2024 tour just kicked off at Sadler's Wells and neatly combines the traditional to the cutting edge new... [12 May 24]