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Arts, Venue

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes Review

Having studied the work of Matthew Bourne at college, I was more than excited to be given the opportunity to review his retelling of The Red Shoes at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Being unfamiliar with both the original Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale and the 1948 film, this story was completely new to me. I…

Arts, Venue

Richard Alston’s Dance Company- ‘Final Edition’

Richard Alston’s Dance Company played their last performance at the Norwich Theatre Royal this last weekend. With a variety of performances under the title ‘Final Edition’, it seemed the production’s purpose was to show the spectrum of skill the company possessed. Alston’s company, founded in 1994, has annually performed a display of dance, with Alston…

Arts, Venue

Panto Time in Norwich

It’s that time of year again… Oh no it isn’t… oh yes it is… you get the idea. Whether you love or loathe pantomimes, they are a quintessential piece of British theatre and a Christmas past-time favoured by many. Norwich Theatre Royal’s latest instalment is the classic tale of Cinderella. We were treated to all…

Arts, Venue

A Circus Carol

There is no better way to spend an evening than being thrilled by talented performers and left in awe and on the edge of your seat. A Circus Carol is a must-see show, ambitious, thrilling, and dynamic. The main story told the narrative of Dickins ‘A Chrismas Carol’ including the ghosts of Christmas past, present…

Arts, Venue

Review of Glyndebourne’s Rigoletto

Giuseppe Verdi is reported to have felt Rigoletto was his best work, and while his repertoire is extensive, it is hard to disagree with the great man. Corrupt courtiers, assassins, stormy nights, and innocence in jeopardy, all centred on a hunchbacked court jester make Rigoletto a timeless classic that still resonates today. Particularly with Glyndebourne’s…

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