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Time After Time

The creator and stars discuss the stage musical version of Strictly Ballroom. Read my full Dancing Times article here Advertisements

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

Love is in the air, and revolution too. Baz Luhrmann’s beloved 1992 film (originally a student play, now back on stage as a musical) is even more adamantly anti-establishment in this latest incarnation, opening out a delicious satire of 1980s Australian … Continue reading

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Tango connection

Argentine tango superstar Germán Cornejo discusses his new show Tango after Dark. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From O’Neill and flamenco to punk and Pippin. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Thank you for the music

A new exhibition celebrates ABBA – the band that gets everyone dancing. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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Brendan Cole chat on BBC Radio

I joined Gayle Lofthouse on her BBC radio show to discuss Brendan Cole’s exit from Strictly Come Dancing. Click here to listen to the interview (I’m on at about 2hr 40min)

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Strictly Speaking: The Final

And then we came to the end. All in all, it’s been a cracker of a series, and the final really was the, er, brandy cream on the pudding. We had a great run of dances from all four couples, … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 12

Two dances is theoretically a good test of range, growth and performance at this crucial stage, but can often make for a night of half-finished numbers – the pros’ steely ambition exceeding the knackered celebs’ execution. So it proved in … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 11

Musicals Week – where ballroom comes to die. Well, not entirely, but it did feel for much of the evening as though we were watching the backdoor pilot episode of spin-off Strictly Come Auditioning For The West End (Who Are … Continue reading

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Hamilton leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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