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Richard Alston Dance Company, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

Choreographers: Richard Alston, Martin Lawrance Pianist: Jason Ridgway Reviewer: Ann Bawtree The evening of dance at Sadler’s Wells Theatre begins with an announcement by Richard Alston, both director and choreographer of his Dance Company. Often his inspiration is music but for the first piece to be performed, it is what he describes as “the energy and talent of these young ...

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Noah Stewart – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Matt Forrest Undoubtedly a great talent arrived in Salford on this sunny Sunday evening; Noah Stewart brought his So in Love tour to the Quays theatre, this was his first show for 3 years from the Quays theatre, and he wasn’t going to disappoint. Stewart has an impressive CV, which includes Faust, Rodolfo, (La Boheme), and more recently a ...

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DVD REVIEW: That Day We Sang

Writer &Director: Victoria Wood Reviewer: Glen Pearce First a stage commission for the Manchester International Festival in 2011, then a Christmas TV special for the BBC in 2014, Victoria Wood’s That Day We Sang now makes the transition to DVD. Inspired by the real life 1929 recording of Purcell's’s Nymphs and Shepherds by the Manchester Children’s Choir and the 1969 ...

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