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Richard Alston Dance Company – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Choreographer: Richard Alston Reviewer:  Maggie Constable At the Derngate this week, Richard Alston Dance Company (RADC) stages yet another set of wonderfully exotic dances, in the form of Carnaval, Chacony and Gypsy Mixture, which have rightly received much praise from critics and public alike. The company is renowned for its dynamic choreography and its highly-skilled and athletic dancers. A bonus this ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Reviewer: E. Whitcroft  British dance would be different without Richard Alston. From Rambert (he was artistic director from 1986 to 1992) to The Place and London Contemporary Dance School: traces of his influence are everywhere. One of the first British choreographers to experiment with everyday movement and multi-media; he also took dance outside the proscenium arch and from early on ...

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Sand in the Sandwiches – Salisbury Playhouse

Writer: Hugh Whitemore, with extracts from John Betjamen’s poetry Director: Gareth Armstrong Reviewer: David Jobson John Betjeman is considered a treasured poet of the last century. His nostalgia for the past is loved by many of the older generation who can identify with his era.  Now this production, headlined with Edward Fox as the poet himself, has set out to ...

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Richard Alston Dance Company – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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Music: Domenico Scarlatti, Frédéric Chopin, Julia Wolfe &Astor Piazzolla Choreographer: Martin Lawrance and Richard Alston Reviewer: S.E. Webster To celebrate their 22nd anniversary, Richard Alston Dance Company is touring the nation with a repertoire of old and new work. Choreographed by Martin Lawrance and Artistic Director, Richard Alston, the performances range widely across the spectrum of contemporary dance drawing on ...

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A Lovely Sunday at the Creve Coeur – Print Room, London

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Michael Oakley Reviewer: Stephen Bates For 20 years from the mid-1940s,Tennessee Williams could do little wrong, writing a string of critical and commercial successes.However, this revival is of a play written in1979 and itshows us a writer who had passed his peak, looking back to his roots in America’s South ofthe1930s to find fresh inspiration. On ...

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Amadeus – Chichester Festival Theatre

Writer: Peter Shaffer Director: Jonathan Church Reviewer: Jeffrey Mayhew In this production of Peter Shaffer’s play some two dozen actors add an operatic quality to what is essentially a chamber ménage à trois between Salieri, Mozart and God. In a ravishing baroque setting by Simon Higlett and costumed by Fotini Dimou to please even the most exacting aficionados of TV ...

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