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Must-See Festive Dance Shows In London This Christmas

Must-See Festive Dance Shows In London This Christmas

Mad Hatter's tea parties to Jazz Age romps. | By Sam Smith
Escape The Olympics With These Theatre Shows

Escape The Olympics With These Theatre Shows

Sport isn't for everyone. | By Johnny Fox
Must See Dance Shows In London This June

Must See Dance Shows In London This June

Including one with no dancers at all. | By Lise Smith
Royal Ballet's Frankenstein Is Brilliantly Brutal

Royal Ballet's Frankenstein Is Brilliantly Brutal

A horror classic, danced. | By Sarah Stewart ★★★★☆
Behind The Scenes Photos Of 1984 At Sadler’s Wells

Behind The Scenes Photos Of 1984 At Sadler’s Wells

Orwell's dark vision made manifest in dance. | By Sarah Stewart
Giselle With Popcorn: Ballet Comes To Cinemas In London And Beyond

Giselle With Popcorn: Ballet Comes To Cinemas In London And Beyond

The ultimate romantic ballet on the big screen. | By Sam Smith
Review: Royal Ballet On Top Form In Varied Double Bill

Review: Royal Ballet On Top Form In Varied Double Bill

Two works from its founder choreographer, Frederick Ashton. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Get Discounted Tickets For Over 100 Top London Shows This Christmas

Get Discounted Tickets For Over 100 Top London Shows This Christmas

Great deals in the West End. | By Londonist
Top Ballet Dancer Dazzles With Some Help From His Friends

Top Ballet Dancer Dazzles With Some Help From His Friends

One of the last chances to catch this enigma before he retires. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
How To Decide Which Of The 4 Nutcrackers To See In London?

How To Decide Which Of The 4 Nutcrackers To See In London?

Lots of choice for this popular classic. | By Franco Milazzo
Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Tokens with 10% off. | Sponsor
Preview: Royal Ballet To Showcase Two Works From Its Founder Choreographer

Preview: Royal Ballet To Showcase Two Works From Its Founder Choreographer

A double bill from the peerless Frederick Ashton. | By Sam Smith
A Balletic Story Of More Woe

A Balletic Story Of More Woe

Shakespeare's star-cross'd lovers dance to a doomed finish at the ROH. | By Lise Smith ★★★★☆
Russian Ballet Star Irina Kolesnikova Makes For An Enchanting, If Traditional, Swan

Russian Ballet Star Irina Kolesnikova Makes For An Enchanting, If Traditional, Swan

Catch Swan Lake at the ENO. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★☆
Historic Ballet La Sylphide Is Intriguing But Not Exceptional

Historic Ballet La Sylphide Is Intriguing But Not Exceptional

Classic tale ends short run at ENO. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
The Car Man Is An Evocative Blend Of Thuggery And Buggery

The Car Man Is An Evocative Blend Of Thuggery And Buggery

Matthew Bourne's award-winning ballet gets its first revival since 2007. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Ballet By The Best: Ardani 25 Dance Gala

Ballet By The Best: Ardani 25 Dance Gala

A surprisingly accessible evening of contemporary works. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★★★☆
Woolf Works Really Works

Woolf Works Really Works

Ballet inspired by writer Virginia Woolf. | By Savannah Whaley ★★★★★
Ballet La Fille Mal Gardée Is As Light-Hearted And Comical As They Come

Ballet La Fille Mal Gardée Is As Light-Hearted And Comical As They Come

Riotous classic returns to the Royal Opera House. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Steamy Streetcar Ballet Ends Its Run Tonight

Steamy Streetcar Ballet Ends Its Run Tonight

Tennessee Williams with pirouettes. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★☆
The Great Gatsby Touches Down In Sadler's Wells

The Great Gatsby Touches Down In Sadler's Wells

Go back to 1920s New York. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
Dark, Sexy And Controversial: Move Quickly To Catch Carmina Burana

Dark, Sexy And Controversial: Move Quickly To Catch Carmina Burana

On at the Coliseum today only. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Swan Lake: First Rate Ballet On Stage And Screen

Swan Lake: First Rate Ballet On Stage And Screen

Anthony Dowell's production returns to the Royal Opera House. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Buried Desires In Royal Ballet's Onegin

Buried Desires In Royal Ballet's Onegin

Great performances in the Royal's adaptation of Pushkin's classic. | By Lise Smith ★★★★☆
English National Ballet Cracks Tchaikovsky Classic

English National Ballet Cracks Tchaikovsky Classic

The Nutcracker is enchanting for all. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Titchmarsh Charms In The Wind In The Willows

Festive family-friendly ballet returns. | By helenbabbs ★★★★☆
Don Quixote: Brilliant Ballet Served Up With Spanish Pizzazz

Don Quixote: Brilliant Ballet Served Up With Spanish Pizzazz

Carlos Acosta's 2013 version of the Russian classic enjoys its first revival. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Captivating Revival Of Manon From The Royal Ballet

Captivating Revival Of Manon From The Royal Ballet

Forty year old production feels as fresh as ever. | By Sam Smith
Free Dance And Art At The Royal Opera House

Free Dance And Art At The Royal Opera House

Deloitte Ignite 2014 explores myth. | By Lindsey
Murder And Minimalism From The Royal Ballet

Murder And Minimalism From The Royal Ballet

Works from the 20th and 21st centuries. | By Sam Smith
The Winter’s Tale Proves The Perfect Spring Treat

The Winter’s Tale Proves The Perfect Spring Treat

Shakespeare play gets the ballet treatment for the first time. | By Sam Smith
My First Coppelia: A Charming Introduction To Ballet

My First Coppelia: A Charming Introduction To Ballet

A great way to inspire and entertain youngsters this Easter. | By Laura Dodge
London's Best Classical Music Shops

London's Best Classical Music Shops

The finest classical music on sale across the capital. | By Chris Lockie
Triple Triumph From The Royal Ballet

Triple Triumph From The Royal Ballet

Three wonderful pieces of music, three brilliantly danced ballets. | By Sam Smith
The Wind In The Willows Transfers From Royal Opera House To West End

The Wind In The Willows Transfers From Royal Opera House To West End

A delightful Christmas confection without too much sugar. | By Stuart Black
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake Rocks Sadler’s Wells

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake Rocks Sadler’s Wells

The 1995 production that has been going strong ever since. | By Sam Smith
The Good, The Bad And The Nutty: English National Ballet's Nutcracker

The Good, The Bad And The Nutty: English National Ballet's Nutcracker

ENB's Christmas offering starts off sweet but ends up just plain nuts. | By Lise Smith
A Shakespearean Ballet Farce

A Shakespearean Ballet Farce

The Taming of the Shrew is all slapstick humour in John Cranko's ballet. | By Laura Dodge
Dance Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Triple Bill @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Triple Bill @ Sadler's Wells

An inventive triple bill of works by David Bintley. | By Lise Smith
Don Quixote Is Frothy, Fan-Flicking Fun

Don Quixote Is Frothy, Fan-Flicking Fun

Carlos Acosta's new ballet production of a Russian-Spanish classic. | By Lise Smith
Swan Lake Reloaded Is Gutter Baroque At Its Best

Swan Lake Reloaded Is Gutter Baroque At Its Best

Fredrik Rydman breathes new life into Tchaikovsky's ballet. | By Stuart Black
Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet Proves Seriously Playful At The Coliseum

Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet Proves Seriously Playful At The Coliseum

Ballet star Sergei Polunin appears in the classic, Coppélia. | By Sam Smith
Sixty Swans Cause Ripples At The Royal Albert Hall

Sixty Swans Cause Ripples At The Royal Albert Hall

English National Ballet's spectacular production of Swan Lake in the round. | By Sam Smith
Sadler's Sampled: A Smorgasbord Of World Class Dance

Sadler's Sampled: A Smorgasbord Of World Class Dance

A great opportunity to see great dance at Sadler's Wells from £8. | By Lindsey
Three Shows To Turn You On To Dance This Autumn

Three Shows To Turn You On To Dance This Autumn

Breathtaking ballet, a twist on tango, and a glimpse of Jarvis Cocker. | By Lindsey
Raven Girl: Eclectic Mix Of Old And New From The Royal Ballet

Raven Girl: Eclectic Mix Of Old And New From The Royal Ballet

A humble postman and raven give birth to a girl who can neither speak nor fly... | By Sam Smith
The Great Gatsby Ballet: Heartache, Beautiful Choreography And 1920s Glamour

The Great Gatsby Ballet: Heartache, Beautiful Choreography And 1920s Glamour

A difficult-to-follow storyline but gorgeous dancing, music and designs. | By Laura Dodge
What’s On In London Theatre 14 – 20 May

What’s On In London Theatre 14 – 20 May

London's best theatre, opera, and dance opening this week | By Zoe Craig
Sex And Death In Austro-Hungary: A Ballet For Grown-Ups

Sex And Death In Austro-Hungary: A Ballet For Grown-Ups

Mayerling is a darkly erotic ballet with an undertow of death and decline, superbly performed by the Royal Ballet. | By Lise Smith
More Ecstasy Than Death From English National Ballet At The Coliseum

More Ecstasy Than Death From English National Ballet At The Coliseum

Fascinating and sexy triple bill of twentieth century works. | By Sam Smith
Romeo And Juliet At Sadler's Wells: Canadian Ballet Returns to London

Romeo And Juliet At Sadler's Wells: Canadian Ballet Returns to London

A fresh ballet version of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers. | By Laura Dodge
Johan Christensen Steps Into Sergei Polunin's Tights In Midnight Express

Johan Christensen Steps Into Sergei Polunin's Tights In Midnight Express

Even ballet can't save you from a prison sentence. | By Tim Macavoy
Dance Review: La Bayadère, Royal Opera House

Dance Review: La Bayadère, Royal Opera House

Spicy Indian melodrama served up ballet-style with strong performances at Covent Garden. | By Lise Smith
Laurencia At London Coliseum: Firework Dancers Catapulting Around The Stage

Laurencia At London Coliseum: Firework Dancers Catapulting Around The Stage

An utterly ridiculous ballet saved only by its lead duo. | By Laura Dodge
Giselle At London Coliseum: Sublime Technique Amidst Overgrown Ivy

Giselle At London Coliseum: Sublime Technique Amidst Overgrown Ivy

The ballet belongs to Natalia Osipova, with her superb technique and beautiful characterisation. | By Laura Dodge
Ballet Review: Aladdin @ Coliseum

Ballet Review: Aladdin @ Coliseum

Family fun that works as well for adults as children. | By Sam Smith
Review: Metamorphosis @ The Royal Opera House Linbury Studio

Review: Metamorphosis @ The Royal Opera House Linbury Studio

Award-winning choreography and some remarkable performances. | By Lise Smith
Review: BalletBoyz The Talent @ Sadler's Wells

Review: BalletBoyz The Talent @ Sadler's Wells

The next generation of Michael Nunn and William Trevitt's BalletBoyz impress in this all-male double bill. | By Lise Smith
Ballet Review: Triple Bill @ Royal Opera House

Ballet Review: Triple Bill @ Royal Opera House

Three ballets, three undoubted hits. | By Sam Smith
Ballet Review: Ashton Mixed Bill @ Royal Opera House

Ballet Review: Ashton Mixed Bill @ Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet pays homage to its Founder Choreographer, Frederick Ashton. | By Sam Smith