Royal Opera House, London
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Wednesday 13 February 2013
Return of the prodigals: The Royal Ballet’s latest mixed bill is a celebration of choreographer Frederick Ashton, but the news of the evening is Sergei Polunin with Tamara Rojo in Marguerite and Armand.
Monday 04 February 2013
The Bolshoi Ballet’s artistic director left hospital today saying he knew who was behind the acid attack that threatens his sight and the reputation of one of the world’s great theatres.
Sunday 27 January 2013
Today's blockbusters are more likely to be live screenings of opera or ballet than the latest Hollywood movie. Jonathan Owen reports
Monday 21 January 2013
John Cranko’s Onegin feels like the ballet-of-the-opera, a watered-down version of a stronger story.
Friday 18 January 2013
The former ballet star had acid thrown in his face by a man late last night - it is thought the attack is linked to his position
Sunday 30 December 2012
Anna Karenina brushed aside by a streetcar
Sunday 23 December 2012
Stay focused, guys! The boss has got her tutu on …
Last night's viewing - Imagine: A Beauty Is Born – Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, BBC1; Wartime Farm Christmas, BBC2
Wednesday 19 December 2012
There are few choreographers who have dared to do what Matthew Bourne has done. Who could have envisaged an all-male corps de ballet in Swan Lake at a time when it caused no small measure of outrage?
Thursday 13 December 2012
Sergei Polunin, the Ukrainian prodigy who stunned the dance world by walking out on the Royal Ballet, is to return to the UK for a brutal show "as far away from Swan Lake as you can get".
Thursday 06 December 2012
Violent religious clashes, an eight-day national strike and flooding failed to dent PZ Cussons' profits during the first half of the year.
Thursday 22 November 2012
The BBC has appointed Tony Hall - Lord Hall of Birkenhead - as the new Director General of the corporation.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Kenneth MacMillan's influence is all around this season
Sunday 11 November 2012
Recycling is for rubbish. Thrilling new ballet like this is a great leap forward
Saturday 10 November 2012
"It’s about finding your own identity.” It can’t be easy living in the shadow of his famous uncle, Carlos, who helped get him into the Cuban National Ballet School, aged 10, and with whom he shares a striking resemblance.
Monday 05 November 2012
Liam Scarlett is the Royal Ballet’s next big thing. The young choreographer has just been appointed the company’s artist in residence, giving up dancing to focus on making ballets.
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The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
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