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Cirque du Soleil: OVO – Royal Albert Hall, London

Writer, Director and Choreographer: Deborah Colker Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Cirque du Soleil’s regular residencies at the Royal Albert Hall always guarantee an element of spectacle, with the visual flair that has become their trademark. The company’s latest show, a revival of OVO, which debuted in 2009 and was updated in 2015, visits the UK for the first time this year. ...

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Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna – intu Trafford Centre, Manchester

Writer and Director: Diane Paulus Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Circus doesn’t get much grander than Quebec’s Cirque du Soleil. Delighting audiences all over the world with their dazzling shows, it has been six years since this world famous circus came to Manchester. Their beautiful Grand Chapiteau may be erected in the car park of the intu Trafford Centre but once inside ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You'd be forgiven for thinking that ...

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Cirque du Soleil: Quidam – Royal Albert Hall, London

Reviewer Robert Cottingham [rating:3] Cirque du Soleil may have endured a torrid 2013 but undaunted, they bring their newest work Quidam to the Royal Albert Hall. Their shows are rarely 'about' something, their expertise has always lay in circus skills, but for what it's worth, this purports to look at a girl whose parents aren’t interested in her and follows ...

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Cirque du Soleil: Alegria – Echo Arena, Liverpool

Composer: Rene Dupere Choreographer: Debra Brown Director: Franco Dragone Reviewer: Stephanie Rowe [rating:4.5] Cirque du Soleil (Circus of the Sun) was founded in 1984 by former street entertainer Guy Laliberte, is now one of the largest theatrical employers in the world. This production using over 55 international performers and musicians alone. Alegria meaning happiness, joy and jubilation in Spanish certainly ...

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