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Meet the doorstep carol singers determined to get the nation wassailing

As coronavirus restrictions threaten to steal Christmas cheer, carol singing has been at the forefront of people’s minds this week. An open letter sent to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, signed by heavyweights like composer John Rutter, singer Aled Jones, violinist … Continue reading

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Remembrance, Old Vic: In Camera

In November 2018, the Old Vic staged a series of five solo performances, curated by Arinzé Kene and directed by Annabel Bolton, to mark 100 years since the Armistice. Presented without scenery or costumes, they aimed to remind us of the … Continue reading

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Sleepless, Seacole and Nightingale

A socially distanced musical, and a multidisciplinary documentary about carers past and present. Read my The i Paper reviews here

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Greenwich+Docklands International Festival

Dancing City, Jeanefer Jean-Charles’s Black Victorians and sci-fi epic Future Cargo at the UK’s first full festival since lockdown. Read my full The i Paper pick here

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Zoo TV and Cinderella

The Edinburgh Festival moves online in 2020 – here’s the highlights of the Zoo venues’ dance offering. Plus, Birmingham Royal Ballet’s sumptuous Cinderella. Read my The i Paper pick here

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Contagion and Our Bodies Back

Shobana Jeyasingh’s work about the Spanish flu pandemic is eerily resonant, while a powerful new film from Sadler’s Wells and Breakin’ Convention explores black womanhood. Read my latest dance articles for The i Paper

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Dance of Dreams

A gorgeous ode to their city from the dancers of San Francisco Ballet in this new Benjamin Millepied-directed film. Read my full The i Paper pick here

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In/Side and Ella

Two contrasting Robert Battle works for Alvin Ailey come online: the expressive solo In/Side, and the breathlessly virtuosic Ella. Read my The i Paper pick here

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Love Stories, Ocean Floor and My Light Shines On

The latest online premiere from Alvin Ailey, Scottish Ballet celebrates the enduring spirit of the Edinburgh Festivals, and a gorgeous showcase of a romantic and creative union. Read my full The i Paper picks here

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Lullaby

If you need a moment of calm, try balletLORENT’s languid, meditative film, featuring dancers filming from their lockdown locales – including London, Newcastle and Scandinavia. Read my The i Paper pick here

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