Articles by Sam Smith

The Royal Ballet's First New Swan Lake For 31 Years Was Worth The Wait

The Royal Ballet's First New Swan Lake For 31 Years Was Worth The Wait

A sure-fire hit. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Royal Ballet Proves That Variety Is The Spice Of Life

Royal Ballet Proves That Variety Is The Spice Of Life

From abstract dance to stories about unrequited love. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Royal Ballet's New Triple Bill Celebrates West Side Story Composer

Royal Ballet's New Triple Bill Celebrates West Side Story Composer

A mixed bill of slightly mixed fortunes. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Should You Trust This Madcap And Bizarre Play?

Should You Trust This Madcap And Bizarre Play?

Theatre without plot. | By Sam Smith ★★★☆☆
The Best Dance Shows To See In London This Spring

The Best Dance Shows To See In London This Spring

A very special Swan Lake. | By Sam Smith
Carey Mulligan Triumphs In One-Woman Show

Carey Mulligan Triumphs In One-Woman Show

Starts out light-hearted, ends up anything but. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Collective Rage: A Humorous Yet Poignant Exploration Of Rage And Belonging

Collective Rage: A Humorous Yet Poignant Exploration Of Rage And Belonging

Five women, united by a name. | By Sam Smith ★★★☆☆
Queens Do Battle At The Duke Of York’s

Queens Do Battle At The Duke Of York’s

Who plays who is decided by the toss of a coin. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
The Beginning Of A Relationship Explored In Intricate Detail

The Beginning Of A Relationship Explored In Intricate Detail

An entertaining show to make you think. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Giselle Proves The Ultimate Romantic Ballet

Giselle Proves The Ultimate Romantic Ballet

Soft and otherworldly. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Fiction Proves More Powerful Than Fact In Amadeus

Fiction Proves More Powerful Than Fact In Amadeus

A tale of musical rivalry. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
A Double Bill Of Contrasts From English National Ballet

A Double Bill Of Contrasts From English National Ballet

Tackling heavy topics such as death as reunion and the dangers of obsession. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Dance Review: The Biggest Nutcracker In London This Christmas

Dance Review: The Biggest Nutcracker In London This Christmas

An outstanding presentation of a Christmas classic. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Shakespeare's Bloodiest Play Made Even Bloodier

Shakespeare's Bloodiest Play Made Even Bloodier

Not an evening for the squeamish. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Tradition And Innovation Combine In The Nutcracker

Tradition And Innovation Combine In The Nutcracker

See the festive classic at London Coliseum. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Dream Cast Crack The Royal Ballet Nut

Dream Cast Crack The Royal Ballet Nut

A classic Christmas adventure. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Chase Away Those Winter Blues With The Royal Ballet

Chase Away Those Winter Blues With The Royal Ballet

Escapism of the highest quality. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
"The World's Oldest State Of The Nation Play" Gets Another Airing

"The World's Oldest State Of The Nation Play" Gets Another Airing

Still as relevant as it was 2,500 years ago. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆