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REVIEW | Cinderella | Birmingham Royal Ballet

Birmingham Royal Ballet return to the Birmingham Hippodrome with David Bintley’s imaginative, extravagant and spectacular production of Cinderella. It tells the traditional tale of the young girl Cinderella, who lives with her wicked stepmother and ugly stepsisters. When the family are invited to the ball, Cinderella is desperate to go but her stepmother forbids it. Until…

INTERVIEW | The Magic of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Cinderella

Cinderella is a narrative we are all very familiar with, but Birmingham Royal Ballet’s production is a spectacle like no other. David Bintley’s elegant choreography mirrors the beauty of the extravagant set. Winning Best Classical Choreography at the prestigious 2011 Critic’s Circle National Dance Awards, Bintley’s production returns for a sensational UK tour. Opening at Birmingham Royal…

INTERVIEW | James Corrigan | RSC’s Julius Caesar & Antony and Cleopatra

After an impressive 2016 season at the RSC celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare, they are continuing to triumph with their Rome Season, where they will be staging Shakespeare’s most political and bloody thrillers inspired by ancient Rome. It couldn’t be a more relevant time to be staging such political plays, I spoke to James Corrigan who is in…

REVIEW | The House of Bernada Alba | The Royal Exchange

“That’s what it is to be a woman.” Bernada repeats aggressively to her daughters. After her husband,  passes away, she instructs the family that they will be going into an eight-year mourning. Focused around the idea of communication, or more importantly lack of communication. Graeae Theatre Company’s production of the well-known play uses BSL, audio description…