Northern Ballet

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The best theatre to stream this month: Death of England, Grenfell and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes political plays, an assortment from the Brighton fringe, an epic rehearsal at the RSC and a musical about a guide dog

Chris Wiegand

31, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Ultimate sleazeball or tortured romantic? The truth about serial seducer Casanova
He’s been portrayed as a lascivious lothario, a likable scamp and even a female librarian. But who was the real Casanova? As the world’s most infamous lover returns to the stage, we reveal all

Lyndsey Winship

20, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on smacking bans: Wales has done the right thing | Editorial
Editorial: Hitting children is wrong and should be made illegal across the UK

Editorial

21, Mar, 2022 @6:27 PM

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Choreographer Drew McOnie: ‘Success is made of the time you don’t waste’
The live-wire choreographer has certainly not been wasting his, as he works on a new production of Carousel, a Take That film, his first ballet, and starting a family

Lyndsey Winship

27, Jul, 2021 @11:23 AM

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The week in dance: Balanchine and Robbins; British Ballet Charity Gala; Dangerous Liaisons – review
Vadim Muntagirov excelled in a celebration of American ballet while Darcey Bussell staged an impressive showcase of UK talent

Sarah Crompton

13, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Northern Ballet: Dangerous Liaisons review – more sedate than seductive
The plot convolutions of De Laclos’ classic novel, and a shortage of real passion, hold back David Nixon’s adaptation

Lyndsey Winship

09, Jun, 2021 @10:40 AM

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From Hamlet to Hullabaloo: what to see as theatres and comedy clubs reopen
As stage shows return, we pick the best post-lockdown offerings – featuring Egyptian gods, rebelling vicars, dancing youths ... and Ian McKellen playing the Dane at 82

Arifa Akbar (theatre), Brian Logan (comedy), Lyndsey Winship (dance)

16, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The best new dance films to make your heart leap
A love letter to a lost performance, a flower-robot duet, a mythical creature at bay – there’s thrilling movement in store in the latest pick of online dance

Lyndsey Winship

22, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'Keep making, keep moving!' Phoenix Dance Theatre's new boss Dane Hurst
The dancer, who has been announced as the new artistic director of the Leeds-based company, shares his ambitions for the future

Lyndsey Winship

09, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Locked Down. Locked In. But Living review – Covid anxieties take shape
Claustrophobia and flights of imagination make a powerful connection in this triple bill of pieces commissioned as a response to the pandemic

Lyndsey Winship

29, Sep, 2020 @10:49 AM

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Northern Ballet: Geisha review – potent fusion of romantic dance and Japanese horror
This lavish production uses cinematic design to chilling effect and terrific choreography to drive the drama

Sanjoy Roy

15, Mar, 2020 @11:52 AM

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Top 10 dance shows of 2019
A snogtastic Romeo and Juliet from Matthew Bourne and an international dance-a-thon celebrating Merce Cunningham join a mixed troupe of winners

Lyndsey Winship and Sanjoy Roy

15, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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