Reviews

  1. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Judith Mackrell, Guardian, Friday 26 May 2006Performance 22-27 May

    ‘Rambert may be the oldest dance company in Britain, but there has been no hint of the sentimental grand dame in its 80th anniversary celebrations.’  

  2. Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Zoe Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 24 May 2006Performance 15 May-3 Jun

    ‘The audience greeted it with cheering and showers of flowers, but this is a very mixed experience.’  

  3. Rambert Dance Company in bloom/Pond Way/Constant Speed at Sadler's Wells

    Lindsey Clarke, Wednesday 24 May 2006 — Performance: 22-27 May

    Entering Sadlers Wells auditorium you’re not usually greeted by a big ginger kitten telling you it loves you but it certainly makes a pleasant change and got me in a genial mood for the premiere of Aletta … Continue Reading

  4. Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Jenny Gilbert, Independent on Sunday, Monday 22 May 2006Performance 15 May-3 Jun

    ‘… the Royal Ballet has got itself a fine and timeless Beauty that will last for a hundred years if it needs it to.’ 

  5. Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review David Dougill, Sunday Times, Monday 22 May 2006Performance 15 May-3 Jun

    ‘Last Monday was a special night at Covent Garden, as the Royal Ballet celebrated its 75th birthday with the premiere of an anniversary production of The Sleeping Beauty, grandest of classical ballets and a foundation stone of the company’s identity and tradi… 

  6. Royal Ballet in The Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 22 May 2006Performance 15 May-3 Jun

    ‘This was ballet heaven: the romantic ideal given flawless classical form.’ 

  7. Les Ballets C. de la B. in 'vsprs' at Sadler's Wells

    Press Review Elena Seymenliyska, Telegraph, Monday 22 May 2006Performance 17-20 May

    ‘Platel’s idea was to show the redemptive power of religious belief. Instead, there is something degrading in watching such talented, agile and healthy dancers simulating the convulsed limbs and deranged ravings of the mentally ill.’ 

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