Tag Archives: article

Strictly Come Dancing, week two: whose technique set the dance floor alight this week?

Anton du Beke may be the (self-styled) King of Ballroom, but it was Karim Zeroual who took the crown in this week’s Foxtrot battle royale. Good footwork on the basics – leading with the heel, then toe, toe on the slow, quick, quick … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Journalism, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

No laughing matter: The challenges of reviewing comedy

BroadwayWorld reviewers share their thoughts. Read the full article here

Posted in Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home Futures, The Favourite, Michelle Obama and inspiring libraries

In my February MoveTo Town and Country Arts pages: Exhibition Avant-garde visions in Home Futures at the Design Museum Film A right royal romp in award-winning The Favourite Theatre Sondheim reborn in the sensational musical Company Commuter corner Candid reflections from Michelle Obama … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Art, Dance, Fiction, Film, Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pasha Kovalev leaves Strictly

Strictly Come Dancing fans went into mourning today following news that popular professional dancer Pasha Kovalev is leaving the BBC show. As his statement attests, Kovalev had an incredibly successful eight years, notching up 93 perfect 10s from the judges, reaching four finals, … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Journalism, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why do Strictly viewers hate Ashley Roberts?

This weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing semi-final saw a third consecutive trip to the dreaded dance-off for ex-Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts – despite topping the leaderboard with pro partner Pasha Kovalev after notching four nines for a fierce Paso Doble and a perfect … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Journalism, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ask the experts

Three smart travellers share their wisdom: for the stylish, tech-savvy and intellectually curious. Read my full Oryx magazine article here

Posted in Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Custodians of the Wild

In southern Africa, park rangers like Corporal John Mokgale are fighting to save some of the world’s rarest animals from poachers. Read my full Oryx magazine interview here

Posted in Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Georgian architecture, Impressionists in London, and Ed Miliband

On my November MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: By George Pablo Bronstein explores our abiding love of Georgian architecture in a new RIBA exhibition Don’t miss: Rebel rebel Tate Britain views London through the eyes of the Impressionists Commuter … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Fiction, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Judgement time

As Shirley Ballas joins the Strictly Come Dancing panel, we delve into the world of ballroom judging. Read my full Dancing Times article here

Posted in Dance, Journalism, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tomorrow’s World

Three experts in studying the future share their wisdom. Read my full Oryx magazine article here

Posted in Art, Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment