Manon review: The ENB's latest triumph is exquisitely beautiful – Do not miss

What is the point of ballet? In a modern world of multimedia do we really need pointe shoes and tulle? The sheer beauty of what the ENB has produced on stage in this latest production should be argument enough, but Manon is also a powerful and pertinent social commentary. Sure, there are pretty girls and […]

REVIEW: The ENB's Romeo and Juliet makes a noble stab at Nureyev's classic tragedy

Young love blossomed and died on stage at the Royal Festival Hall in a production brimming with great ideas and huge talent but a little lacking in focus. This may be opening night jitters but it would take more than a phalanx of syncronised steam-powered irons gliding across to the bombastic Dance of the Knights […]