Tag Archives: centenary

Strictly Come Dancing 2022: Celebrating BBC 100 – Helen Skelton is top with a Blue Peter Charleston

The presenter triumphed on a bizarre show overtaken by birthday theming. Read my full Telegraph article here

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BWW Interview: Emma Brunjes

The producer on sampling worm salt and creating new immersive dining experience DINNER AT THE TWITS. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Sommer 14 – A Dance of Death, Finborough Theatre

For those who have spent the past few months nodding along to World War I conversations while desperately trying to remember who killed that archduke and why, Rolf Hochhuth has kindly supplied a solution in the form of a dramatised … Continue reading

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Fringe benefits

From sexy samba and surreal circus to fiery flamenco and comic tapping, don’t miss our dance highlights at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe and International Festival. Read my full Dance Today article here

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Songs of innocence and experience

“Praise the Lord! We are a musical nation.”  Dylan Thomas’s ‘play for voices’ is not just one of the greatest radio dramas of all time, it is also the definitive argument that language can be as profoundly musical as any … Continue reading

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Super shoes, fair play, jazz hands and Blackpool

My articles in the May issue of Dance Today, out now: These shoes are made for dancing The development of perfect dance shoes, plus best footwear for beginners and pros, ballroom and Latin, and stunning Strictly stats Murder on the dancefloor Have we … Continue reading

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War horses, Mother’s Day, portraiture and hip hop

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Visit a special exhibition commemorating the role of horses in the First World War Celebrate Mother’s Day with the National Trust Catch a world-renowned Russian ballet company’s Giselle Take a Hip Hop Festival rap masterclass Enjoy … Continue reading

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