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Ballet Review: The Nutcracker, Leeds Grand

Dec 7, 2018 No Comments

The Nutcracker is one of the few titles with the ability to entice even those who’d typically run a mile at the mention of ‘two-hour ballet’.

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Review: Manon, Manchester Opera House

Oct 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Manon, Manchester Opera House

Billed as a ‘lusty tale of doomed love’ we gather in the heavily gilded, Edwardian splendour of Manchester’s Opera House for English National Ballet’s revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon.

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Northern Ballet's Jane Eyre, a ballet by Cathy Marston. Photo Emma Kauldhar

Review: Jane Eyre, Northern Ballet, Leeds Grand

Mar 14, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Jane Eyre, Northern Ballet, Leeds Grand

Making its debut at Leeds Grand Theatre, Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre cements the company as one of the country’s brightest artistic talents.

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Review: The Red Shoes, The Lowry, Salford

Dec 1, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Red Shoes, The Lowry, Salford

You’ve got to love Matthew (now Sir Matthew) Bourne, haven’t you?

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Northern Ballet's 1984

Northern Ballet’s 1984: the team talk to Northern Soul

Sep 5, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Ballet’s 1984: the team talk to Northern Soul

“It promises to challenge the idea of what stories can be told through dance,” says Northern Ballet’s artistic director David Nixon.

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Tree Of Codes by Ruth Hogben

Review: Tree Of Codes, Manchester International Festival

Jul 7, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Tree Of Codes, Manchester International Festival

Tree Of Codes is one of those ‘wild card’ yet brilliantly successful shows that Manchester International Festival has made a bit of a specialty of miraculously pulling off over the years.

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Review: Cinderella by Northern Ballet, Manchester

Nov 19, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Cinderella by Northern Ballet, Manchester

I’ve seen Northern Ballet perform before. I’ve liked Northern Ballet before. I genuinely wanted this production to be a success.

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