Holly Williams reports on a new Channel 4 show giving a leg-up to plus-sized dancers
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Saturday 18 January 2014
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Carlos Acosta felt inclined to make a statement about the younger generation, but it doesn't contain any truth
Wednesday 11 December 2013
No pain, no gain.
Thursday 28 November 2013
(15) John Roberts, 99 mins Starring: Eva Birthistle, Charity Wakefield, Carlos Acosta
Girls kissing their female friends for the cameras isn't shocking, and it certainly isn't interesting
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Why is there even an expectation that images capturing girl-on-girl snog action would cause any offence?
Friday 19 July 2013
If you can’t find the stars here, import them, the Cuban dance legend tells Adam Sherwin
Friday 10 May 2013
The world-famous dancer and former star of the Royal Ballet, Sylvie Guillem, has strongly criticised Britain’s biggest dance company, and revealed her dislike of its recently departed director, in an astonishingly frank interview with The Independent.
Saturday 13 April 2013
The Gatekeepers (101 mins, 15)
Sunday 27 January 2013
Holmes and the mystery of sexuality in the Sixties
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Fiona Shaw is rightly renowned for her dazzling ability to bring poetry to the stage. Her one-woman performance of The Waste Land was an extraordinary feat of psychic ventriloquism.
Friday 14 December 2012
When she's not directing adult theatre of extraordinary rigour and imaginative reach, Katie Mitchell does a smart line in children's Christmas shows.
Saturday 01 December 2012
The rock-climber, who gave the sport mass appeal but was beset by inner demons, has died at 52
Monday 13 August 2012
After 16 days of sporting heroism which made London the centre of the world, the curtain fell on the 30th Olympics last night with a display of exuberant – at times anarchic – revelry that had but one message: Bye world, we hope you as good a time as we did. Now let's dance.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Is it acceptable, given the current climate, to pay upwards of £300 for a pair of ballet flats? I doubt the lovely people at my bank would think so, but let me explain…
Wednesday 01 August 2012
She was a commercial novelist with an unfussy style that helped her sell millions
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
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- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 French woman dies in freak bungee jumping accident
- 5 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to divorce and end their 10-year marriage