Akram Khan

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'We are guests on Earth': Akram Khan to stage The Jungle Book as climate crisis tale
Choreographer’s new version, to be performed at Leicester’s Curve in 2022, reinvents Kipling’s Mowgli as a climate refugee

Lyndsey Winship

19, Mar, 2021 @10:27 AM

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Devastating, unviable, admin overload: UK stage companies count cost of Brexit
New visa rules, taxes and transport restrictions are some of the hurdles British dance and theatre organisations must now overcome to tour Europe

David Jays

24, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Dancing Nation review – Sadler's Wells extravaganza stretches across three hours
Akram Khan and Natalia Osipova’s poetic duet and Shobana Jeyasingh’s Contagion are highlights in a festival from BBC Arts

Lyndsey Winship

29, Jan, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Quick steps: dynamic dance shorts to watch online
Cathy Marston returns to performing, poetry and dance entwine in Wales and the Akram Khan Company inspires mass movement in the best short films to view at home

Lyndsey Winship

08, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Akram Khan Company: The Silent Burn Project review – potent tribute to a powerhouse
Three hours of interviews, dance and music celebrate the creative power of one of the greatest dancers of the 21st century

Lyndsey Winship

05, Oct, 2020 @12:22 PM

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'The thirst and drive is there': a leap forward for British dance schools
Conservatoires adapted quickly to our new normal. What sort of industry will students graduate into – and how far have we come since UK-trained dancers were said to be ‘outclassed’?

Lyndsey Winship

08, Jul, 2020 @3:30 PM

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Celebrities strike a pose from home for Sky Arts portrait painting show
Programme invites audiences to submit work to take part in the show’s new weekly format

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

23, Apr, 2020 @10:09 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2019: the full list
The pick of the year’s top television featured ghosts, gangsters, comedy buffoons – and a hot priest

19, Dec, 2019 @8:47 AM

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Darbar festival review – blazing celebration of Indian dance
The Temple of Fine Arts explode with energy and Nahid Siddiqui captivates with her lightness and gravity

Sanjoy Roy

27, Nov, 2019 @3:12 PM

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'It will always touch your soul': why Giselle still haunts us
The supernatural story of love, betrayal and death can be seen in three wildly different versions in the UK this autumn

Anna Winter

23, Sep, 2019 @2:54 PM

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Astana Ballet; Akram Khan’s Giselle review – Steppe to it
Astana’s springy young Kazakhs make their UK debut, while Tamara Rojo weaves her magic with Akram Khan’s insightful Giselle

Sara Veale

22, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The best dance of the 21st century
Ferocious flamenco, bittersweet ballet and a harrowing masterpiece are among the greatest dance creations of our age

18, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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