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Dee Stars in King at Curve, Kneehigh Umbrellas
By Theo Bosanquet · 25 Jun 2010
The new season at Leicester Curve includes the world premiere of Akram Khan's new dance piece Vertical Road, a Christmas production of The King and I starring Janie Dee, a new version ...
Swan Lake (Birmingham Royal Ballet)
By Editorial Staff · 24 Jun 2010
Birmingham Royal Ballet has enjoyed huge success in the presentation of contemporary pieces during its twenty year presence in the city, take David Bintley’s E=mc2 which won a South Bank Show Award ...
Twelfth Night (Oxford Castle)
By Simon Tavener · 23 Jun 2010
Twelfth Night is one of the most beloved of all Shakespearean comedies. With cross-dressing, separated twins, a shipwreck and lots of confusion, it has long been on the list of the most-...
Town (Northampton)
By Michael Coveney · 22 Jun 2010
In 1841, the mad poet John Clare began a four-day walk from an asylum in Epping Forest back home to Northamptonshire. That journey, or at least the idea of re-rooting oneself in one’s native ...
Shakespeare - The Man from Stratford (Tour - Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 22 Jun 2010
Some productions are always going to be pretty much critic-proof. Combine one of the country’s greatest Shakespeare experts with one of the country’s greatest acting forces – and you get Shak
Past/Present/Future for ... Forbes Masson
By Theo Bosanquet · 21 Jun 2010
Forbes Masson is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company's long ensemble, with which he is currently playing Merlin in Mike Poulton and Gregory Doran's epic staging of Malory's Morte d'Arthur...
On Their Toes (Birmingham Royal Ballet)
By Editorial Staff · 18 Jun 2010
On Their Toes is a true testament to the strength of Birmingham Royal Ballet's Triple Bill presentations; the evening is a collection of a variety of dance within the disciplines of ballet ...
Morte d'Arthur (RSC)
By Simon Tavener · 18 Jun 2010
Having been so enthusiastic about the most recent Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of a classic story (the wonderful Arabian Nights from last Christmas), I arrived in Stratford with high ...
Guys and Dolls (Kilworth House)
By Editorial Staff · 15 Jun 2010
Now in its fourth year of professional summer shows, the open air theatre in the magnificent grounds of Leicestershire’s Kilworth House Hotel is fast becoming a highlight of the season. The superb ...
A Family Guide to the Orchestra (Northampton)
By Editorial Staff · 15 Jun 2010
What a partnership it is between the Royal & Derngate and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The band is the resident orchestra for R&D’s annual season of concerts, and this one-off afternoon per