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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Sergei Prokofiev Designer: Lez Brotherston Lighting Design: Neil Austin Sound Design: Paul Groothuis Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Following on from the critically-acclaimed new work, The Red Shoes, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures delve deep into the back catalogue to 1997 to revive their much-loved production of Cinderella. Re-set to World War 2, Cinderella and her shell-shocked, ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Sergei Prokofiev Reviewer: Dominic Corr At the heart of any fairy-tale, is love. It’s the basis of almost all narratives, communicated in a plethora of ways, through spoken word, music but most primal through dance. The Grimm brother's Cinderella is perhaps the crowning pinnacle of the folklore world. Multiple in its variations, adaptations and ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – The Lowry, Salford

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Sergei Prokofiev Reviewer: Tate James Matthew Bourne brings his own brand of magic to the Lowry with his latest tour of Cinderella. Though maybe not as definitive as the ever popular Nutcracker or the iconic Swan Lake, this may just be the most enchanting production in his New Adventures repertoire. Originally conceived in 1997 ...

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Swan Lake – Bristol Hippodrome

Music: Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky Adaptation &Choreography: Matthew Bourne Reviewer: Barbara Michaels It is not often that an entire audience rises to its feet in rapturous and unrestrained applause almost before the curtain is down. That is what happened on the opening night at Bristol Hippodrome of this production of Swan Lake. This most well-known and well-loved of all classical ballets ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Director: Matthew Bourne Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Swan Lake is the ballet everyone has heard of, but not many people actually know the plot of. In a nutshell, a young prince, depressed at the lack of love in his life, stumbles upon a beautiful white swan, falls in love, and then is shocked when the swan turns ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Director &Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Reviewer: Joseph Leigh [Rating:5]   Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake is now in its 18th year and its reputation solidly precedes it. This can often be a double-edged sword, as the audience’s anticipation of the event can often fail to live up to the hype. Fortunately Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake does not fall ...

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