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The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker is a gleaming Rolls-Royce of a production

Peter Wright’s 1984 staging never succumbs to sickly sweetness, but remains as crisp as the first fall of snow. Read my full Telegraph review here

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A Diamond Celebration, Royal Opera House

A triumphant journey through 60 years of the Royal Ballet. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Royal Ballet’s Crystal Pite: ‘Through dance, I’m able to express the inexpressible’

The choreographer discusses turning her lauded work Flight Pattern into a full-length production. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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Dance for Ukraine, London Coliseum

Ivan Putrov and Alina Cojocaru raised money, and spirits, with their triumphant fundraising gala. Read my full Telegraph report here

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Romeo and Juliet, Royal Albert Hall

Sergei Polunin finds his redemption, but Alina Cojocaru’s the star in this new production. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Manon and Dream

The Royal Ballet’s Sarah Lamb superbly conveys Manon’s knotty psychology in Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate production, while the National Dance Company Wales share Christopher Bruce’s sporting Dream to mark what would have been the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Read my … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Beauty and DanceEast

The Royal Opera House’s sumptuous classic production casts a spell, while DanceEast shares highlights from its End of Year Shows. Check out my dance picks for The i Paper

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The best online dance shows for Easter Weekend

There are lots of treats available online this Easter, from Akram Khan’s Giselle to a rare collaboration between the Royal Opera House and Royal Ballet. Read my full The i Paper article here

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The best dance shows of 2020

My 2020 preview of dance – from a new version of the Frankenstein myth to a hip-hop theatre take on Sting. Read my full The i Paper article here

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Peanuts, Widows, mime and romantic cinemas

Welcome to the new and improved double MoveTo Town and Country Arts section! January highlights include: Exhibition Somerset House celebrates the enduring influence of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang Film Steve McQueen provides thought-provoking genre thrills in Widows Theatre Natasha Gordon’s family drama Nine … Continue reading

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