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February 2023

Tap Factory

2nd February 2023 7:45 pm

After more than 500 shows on five continents, Tap Factory is thrilled to come back to UK with this 10th Anniversary Tour! Take 12 oil barrels, one stepladder, four bins and a bucket. Blend with the breathtaking tap dancing of eight male performers. The result is Tap Factory, a potent cocktail of dance, acrobatics, music and comedy that is a must-see show for all the family. High-energy dance, explosive percussion and awe-inspiring acrobatics collide in dazzling fusion of live music…

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March 2023

ACE DANCE: UNKNOWN REALMS

1st March 2023 7:30 pm

  The world we once knew is becoming one we have yet to understand… UNKNOWNREALMS shows us a picture of the world and what is happening now. Rooted in African and contemporary culture, ACE dance and music collaborate with two internationally acclaimed Black male choreographers: Serge Aimé Coulibaly and Vincent Mantsoe. UNKNOWNREALMS is performed against a backdrop of stunning scenography and dynamic sounds by Andy Garbi and Yvan Talbot. Two contrasting works come together to examine the past and present with…

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Creature (12A) Borderlines Film Festival

6th March 2023 7:45 pm
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One event on 18th March 2023 at 5:00pm

  Academy Award winner Asif Kapadia (Amy, Diego Maradona) transforms a dance piece centred around an artificially created being into an immersive and visceral film. The latest collaboration between the English National Ballet and acclaimed choreographer Akram Khan, this entrancing, dystopian work is set in a dilapidated Artic research station where the creature – stunningly interpreted by dancer Jeffrey Cirio – becomes sentient and falls in love. Drawing on Georg Büchner’s expressionist classic Woyzeck and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the production…

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Creature (12A) Borderlines Film Festival

18th March 2023 5:00 pm
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One event on 18th March 2023 at 5:00pm

  Academy Award winner Asif Kapadia (Amy, Diego Maradona) transforms a dance piece centred around an artificially created being into an immersive and visceral film. The latest collaboration between the English National Ballet and acclaimed choreographer Akram Khan, this entrancing, dystopian work is set in a dilapidated Artic research station where the creature – stunningly interpreted by dancer Jeffrey Cirio – becomes sentient and falls in love. Drawing on Georg Büchner’s expressionist classic Woyzeck and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the production…

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May 2023

  Following his sell-out debut tour in 2022, TV dancing sensation and international champion Johannes Radebe is hosting a party like no others in this electrifying brand-new production for 2023. Freedom Unleashed sees the ‘Irresistible’ Johannes joined by a diverse, world-class cast of talented dancers and singers in this melting pot of South African rhythms and huge party anthems - with a touch of ballroom magic thrown in to make this a pulsating and jubilant celebration of culture, passion, and freedom.…

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  The Royal Ballet Broadcast Live: Wednesday 24 May 2023, 7:15pm The Sleeping Beauty holds a very special place in The Royal Ballet’s heart and history. It was the first performance given by the Company when the Royal Opera House reopened at Covent Garden in 1946 after World War II. In 2006, this original staging was revived and has been delighting audiences ever since. Frederick Ashton famously cited the pure classicism of Marius Petipa’s 19th-century ballet as a private lesson…

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June 2023

  Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs The most popular storyteller in the world, Roald Dahl, set to music by outstanding composer Paul Patterson and danced by the incomparable Ballet Cymru. Featuring glorious costumes, amazing dancing, and stunning video projections, this laugh out loud production was a huge hit for Ballet Cymru in 2016 and is an exquisite classical ballet for adults and children alike. Ballet Cymru’s reputation for presenting stunning evenings of dance continues to grow…

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September 2023

Macbeth (Flabbergast Theatre)

14th September 2023 - 16th September 2023

  In this classic tale of greed and guilt, Flabbergast Theatre’s Macbeth fuses a rigorous and respectful approach to text and storytelling to bring a magical, lucid interpretation of Shakespeare’s blood-soaked tragedy to life. Flabbergast gives us an instinctive view of Shakespeare’s most wretched tragedy, working to draw out the parallels with modern society. At its heart, the dominant recurring theme and fundamental narrative that powers The Tragedy of Macbeth is the masculine fear of feminine power; and in this sense,…

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February 2024

  The Royal Ballet MANON This adaptation of Abbé Prévost’s novel embodies Kenneth MacMillan at his best, his acute insight into human psychology and his mastery of narrative choreography finding full expression in the impassioned duets of the central couple, visceral and urgent in their desire. The heroine’s struggle to escape poverty make Manon one of the most dramatic and devastating of ballets, emphasized by Nicholas Georgiadis’ evocative designs that reflect the juxtaposition between Manon’s impoverished origins and the lavish…

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April 2024

  The Royal Ballet SWAN LAKE Out hunting, Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans. One among them transforms into the beautiful human Odette and he is immediately enamoured. But Odette is bound by a spell which keeps her captive as a swan during the day. Can Siegfried free her? Tchaikovsky’s sensational score combines with the evocative imagination of choreographer Liam Scarlett and designer John Macfarlane to heighten the dramatic pathos of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s quintessential ballet…

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