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Norfolk And Norwich Festival: Motor Show – St James Place, Norwich

Director: Frauke Requardt and David Rosenberg Sound Score: Ben and Max Ringham Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:1.5]   If you’ve ever wondered what the result would be if Jeremy Clarkson entered the world of theatre and dance, Motor Show may give you some idea. Seven cars, two caravans and ten dancers create a surreal mix of drama, dance and imagery. While ...

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Made in Heaven – Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Writer, Director &Choreographer: Mark Bruce Reviewer: Shane Morgan [Rating: 3.5] Everybody has their own idea of what heaven and hell are. The feeling, look and sound of your own personal heaven is so precious that holding onto it really is a matter of life and death. These stakes are on full display in Mark Bruce’s latest creation that headlines this ...

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Sleeping Beauty – Harrogate Theatre

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Director: Christopher Moore Reviewer: Katie Lee [rating:2] Ballet Theatre UK presents their version of the classic story of Sleeping Beauty in Harrogate, as part of a lengthy UK tour. The ballet follows the tale of Princess Aurora’s birth, long sleep and awakening by the charming prince, in a fairy-tale land of castles and curses. After a ...

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National Dance Company Wales – Curve, Leicester

Artistic director: Ann Sholem Reviewer: Karen McCandless [rating:3.5] National Dance Company Wales is a dance company with real pedigree – selected to perform alongside the English National Ballet and Scottish Ballet in a celebration of dance inspired by the London 2012 Olympics, a lot was expected of this performance. And with an audience packed with real dance enthusiasts that knew ...

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Blaze – Lowry Theatre, Salford

Director &Choreographer: Anthony van Laast Choreographers: Tommy Franzen, Kenny Wormald, Lyle Beniga, Mike Song Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4] Fuelled by the success of shows like the BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance? and America’s Best Dance Crew, the large team behind Blaze have set out to take street dance to the next theatrical level. Dutch production team pANdADDY and ...

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