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Blind Date, Jermyn Street Theatre

Dating in the internet age is rife with complications, and yet Dave Simpson’s amiable romcom manages to eschew nearly all of them. Bar its online matchmaking set-up, this is a chaste, big-hearted time capsule of a play, with nary a … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 2

Week 2 of Strictly, and the judges have already taken leave of their senses. It’s going to be a long series. The second performance show – the one which leads to an elimination, and in which, therefore, the scoring is … Continue reading

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Swimming pool tale unafraid to tackle horror in deep end

A kiss is an innocent thing. So claims Brandon, the swimming coach accused of inappropriate contact, but in Josep Maria Miró i Coromina’s unsettling Archimedes’ Principle at Park Theatre, innocence is constantly reframed by context. Are we more likely to … Continue reading

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Which dance is your romance?

Is your relationship a dreamy, old-fashioned ballroom style or a raunchy red-hot Latin? Find out by taking the Dance Today Valentine’s Day quiz!

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The real silent majority can take back Twitter

At first, the reaction was muted. Stalling from Twitter. Stalling from the police. And, perhaps most worryingly, a stream of patronising comments from onlookers. ‘Just ignore it.’ ‘If you can’t take the heat, get off Twitter!’ ‘What did you expect?’ … Continue reading

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A right royal farce

There are two main routes for ye olde historical drama: authentic but worthy, or winningly presented hogwash (see: The Tudors, The Borgias, The Simpsons). The White Queen, sadly, is neither. This Mills & Boon take on the Wars of the … Continue reading

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‘Dance Today’ launches Teacher of the Year competition

Leaders. Followers. Juniors. Seniors. Beginners. World champions. We may wear different labels, but there is more in dance that connects us than divides us, and one of the most important connecting threads of all is how much our lives can … Continue reading

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March issue of ‘Dance Today’

This month’s issue of Dance Today magazine is now on sale. I’ve written a feature on the evolution of dancewear, from courtly fashion to the influence of MTV, plus the top 10 fashion hits and disahsters, and I’ve reviewed the new (and … Continue reading

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