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Carlos Acosta

Macmillan Triple Bill, Royal Opera House, London

The Royal Ballet's latest triple bill celebrates the choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, in a programme of jarring contrasts: perky, gang rape, perky. Concerto and Elite Syncopations were created to show off dancers as classicists and as personalities. In the middle sits The Judas Tree, MacMillan's perplexing last ballet.

Cultural Life: Carlos Acosta, dancer

I'm reading Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. I can see why it's considered to be such a masterpiece. Lee has such an inventive way of writing and the characters emerge very quickly right from the start. I'll be sorry to finish it.