Watch the videos below to see previews of some of the best shows, music and television events that are happening this autumn
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Sunday 24 January 2010
Thursday 14 January 2010
Casting, casting. The Royal Ballet's revival of Romeo and Juliet opened with a switch of leading dancers. With Carlos Acosta injured, Tamara Rojo's ardent Juliet was partnered by Rupert Pennefather. They don't quite make a pair. Juliet is one of Rojo's best roles, but on this evidence, Romeo isn't Pennefather's.
Ekaterina Maximova: Russian ballerina whose physical virtuosity and expressive gifts won her a worldwide following
Tuesday 05 May 2009
The news of Ekaterina Maximova's sudden death, issued by the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, was greeted with shock by her colleagues and admirers. Some of them had seen her just hours before at the Bolshoi Theatre and she had seemed on top form.
Monday 10 November 2008
Mark Morris's new Romeo is both stripped-down and revisionist. He uses the first version of Prokofiev's score, recently rediscovered by Simon Morrison, complete with radically different ending. The settings are plain, the most macho male roles are played by women, and passion is almost entirely absent.
Wednesday 02 July 2008
Wednesday 11 June 2008
Thursday 25 May 2006
The Government's drug watchdog today criticised the firm behind a disastrous drug trial which left six men seriously ill.
Sunday 05 December 2004
Friday 13 August 2004
Thursday 19 June 2003
Sunday 02 March 2003
Monday 09 September 2002
Wednesday 08 December 1999
Friday 30 April 1999
Thursday 04 March 1999
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 3 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Isis publicly behead man in Syrian town square for 'insulting Allah' as he screams for help