Royal Ballet

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Scènes de ballet/ A Month in the Country/ Rhapsody review – an outstanding Ashton triple bill
In a showcase of works from across their founding choreographer’s career, the Royal Ballet prove their mastery of his technical and dramatic complexity

Sarah Crompton

01, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Royal Ballet triple bill review – daredevil effervescence and virtuosity
Steven McRae returns from injury to the role he’d made his own in Frederick Ashton’s Rhapsody, while two other Ashton works make up an evening of playful combinations and beautifully delineated emotions

Lyndsey Winship

24, Apr, 2022 @1:18 PM

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Black Ballet; Royal Ballet review – a mixed bag and beauty in motion
The dancers shone in a double bill to mark 20 years of Cassa Pancho’s company, while at Covent Garden Kyle Abraham’s new work was suffused with longing

Sarah Crompton

03, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Royal Ballet review – Kyle Abraham’s fresh style connects to the real world
The versatility of the modern ballet dancer is showcased in a triple bill featuring works by Crystal Pite and Christopher Wheeldon

Lyndsey Winship

25, Mar, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Royal Ballet: Swan Lake review – gorgeous grandeur
Francesca Hayward brings intelligence and sensuality to her debut in the dual role of an uneven but stylish production

Lyndsey Winship

17, Mar, 2022 @1:22 PM

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Ballet stars to raise humanitarian funds for Ukraine with London gala
Ivan Putrov and Alina Cojocaru announce event featuring artists from Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Paris Opera Ballet

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

10, Mar, 2022 @1:53 PM

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Swan Lake; Phantoms: A Triple Bill review – high emotion all round
Vadim Muntagirov stars in the late Liam Scarlett’s reworking of a Russian classic. And Mark Bruce’s new work needs less drama, more dance

Sarah Crompton

06, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘It’s offensive in the best possible way’: Eric Underwood on his leap into acting with Clybourne Park
The former Royal Ballet dancer and model is set to make his theatrical debut in Bruce Norris’s knotty, Pulitzer prize-winning play. He explains how he found his voice on and off stage

Lyndsey Winship

01, Mar, 2022 @11:08 AM

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Social media is an unkind space, Darcey Bussell warns teens
Former Royal Ballet star speaks out ahead of film update of Coppelia, which focuses on the pressure to change looks in pursuit of happiness

Dalya Alberge

27, Feb, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Marianela Núñez: ‘What lockdown taught me, one more time, is that dance is my true passion’
The Royal Ballet’s phenomenal principal dancer was the fixed star at the heart of an extraordinary year for the company

Sarah Crompton

07, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘I tell myself: You’re a penis’: Sergei Polunin on drugs, bad tweets – and his Putin chest tattoo
He walked out of the Royal Ballet and went off the rails. But the bad boy of ballet is now a father with a responsible a new attitude – and he’s even dancing Romeo and Juliet

Lyndsey Winship

30, Nov, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Giselle review – the stuff of dreams from the Royal Ballet
Six hundred performances of Giselle and counting, the Royal Ballet’s peerless dancers continue to make this once revolutionary work their own

Sarah Crompton

14, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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