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Ballet

Le Corsaire, dance review: 'A sparkly post-Christmas treat'

English National Ballet’s production of Le Corsaire makes a sparkly post-Christmas treat, overflowing with colourful costumes, pirates, sumptuous scenery and dance party pieces.

Jewels, Royal Opera House, London – review

Not all the performances gleamed, but Natalia Osipova and Steven McRae were glorious in ‘Rubies’.

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake: Still original, still unmissable

Matthew Bourne’s subversive reboot of ballet’s most famous story is now in its 18th year but remains Bourne at his very best.

The Wind in the Willows

The Royal Opera House has a cunning plan… It’s brought back last year’s delightful dance theatre smash ‘The Wind in the Willows’ for a West End run.

The Wind in the Willows - review

When Will Tuckett first choreographed Kenneth Grahame's children's classic in 2002, he and his designers turned their budget and limited stage space into theatrical gold.

English National Ballet's Edwardian Nutcracker: The Nutcracker at the London Coliseum

English National Ballet has performed The Nutcracker every year since it was founded in 1950.

English National Ballet: The Nutcracker & Le Corsaire

A little under two years ago, English National Ballet seemed a stagnant company: not only had Wayne Eagling suddenly departed as Artistic Director, but faced with a 15% reduction in its funding, the company seemed overly dependent on long runs of The Nutc

English National Ballet: The Nutcracker & Le Corsaire

A little under two years ago, English National Ballet seemed a stagnant company: not only had Wayne Eagling suddenly departed as Artistic Director, but faced with a 15% reduction in its funding, the company seemed overly dependent on long runs of The Nutc

Messing about in boats: the Wind in the Willows at the Duchess

Acclaimed choreographer Will Tuckett's version of children's classic The Wind in the Willows is a slice of theatrical magic.

Thrills and frivolities in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s company is back at Sadler’s Wells this month, with its award winning production of Swan Lake.