Thursday 09 June 1994
When asked what the heating plans were, Sylvie's publicity machine ground to a painful halt . 'Eating? said a puzzled voice. No, heating. 'But it's outdoors, she explained. The whole extravaganza will be mounted on a mobile stage The Like of Which the World has Never Seen and, yes, the dancers will be kept warm. However, nobody is giving anything away, so it may yet prove to be thermal tights - if only for the audience.
Sylvie Guillem dances three flashy ballets that show her talents to considerable advantage: Maurice Bejart's Bolero and Sissi with William Forsyth's Herman Schmerman. Hampton Court Festival. pounds 27.50 (071-344 4444). 12 June. Picnics from 7.30pm Dancing (her, not you) 9pm.
The Bolshoi Ballet: 8-10 July. Highclere Castle (0635 253204); 15-17 July. Castle Howard (Ticketmaster: 071-344 4444); 22-24 July. Leeds Castle (0622-880008). pounds 45 & pounds 55. 7.30pm
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