Reviews for Until the Lions

  1. Akram Khan, Ching-Ying Chien, Until The Lions
Photo: Jean Louis Fernandez

    Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Graham Watts, Wednesday 13 January 2016 — Performance: 12 - 24 January 2016

    Akram Khan’s latest production is an extraordinary, sensory and strangely sensual experience, which makes every capital possible from the unique opportunities provided by the special intimacy of this in-the… Continue Reading

  2. Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Press Review 3Lyndsey Winship, Evening Standard, Wednesday 20 January 2016Performance 12 - 24 January 2016

    . . . the most magnetic presence on stage is Taiwanese dancer Chien, a woman of powerful but serene stillness 

  3. Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Press Review 4Zoë Anderson, Independent, Monday 18 January 2016Performance 12 - 24 January 2016

    Christine Joy Ritter moves with animalistic force, the princess’s id unleashed and forced into action. 

  4. Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Press Review 5Luke Jennings, Guardian, Monday 18 January 2016Performance 12 - 24 January 2016

    What Khan understands supremely well is the appeal of his mythological realm, and how to configure its grandeur and its ritualistic forms in ways that speak to us.  

  5. Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Press Review 4Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, Monday 18 January 2016Performance 12 - 24 January 2016

    Khan’s choreography here turns on a sixpence between furious, spinning-top energy and a shimmering, almost outer-space-like tranquility, and yields some stunning passages. 

  6. Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Press Review 4Siobhan Murphy, Time Out, Wednesday 13 January 2016Performance 12 - 24 January 2016

    It’s a thrilling piece, which shows off Khan at his off-kilter storytelling best.  

  7. Akram Khan - Until the Lions - Roundhouse

    Press Review 4Neil Norman, The Stage, Wednesday 13 January 2016Performance 12 - 24 January 2016

    Akram Khan’s latest full-length work may contain just three dancers and four musicians and last just sixty minutes, but it feels like an epic. 

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