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Tristan and Yseult – Bristol Old Vic

Writers: Anna Marie Murphy and Carl Grose Adaptor and Director: Emma Rice Reviewer: Kris Hallett If theatre ever had their own version of Desert Island Discs, Kneehigh would have to be a strong contender for the luxury item. No company brings as much joy to a packed auditorium as them when they are in full flow. No company fulfils the mantra ...

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Tristan & Yseult – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writers: Anna Maria Murphy and Carl Grose Director and Adapter: Emma Rice Music: Stu Barker Reviewer: Harriet Brace A twelfth century tragedy is hardly what you’d deem a crowd-pleaser, so it’d be easy to assume the anticipation surrounding Kneehigh’s Tristan & Yseult has been over-egged. Having made the company’s reputation internationally, resulting in a US tour, and with performances lined up ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty – Liverpool Empire

Music : Tchaikovsky Choreographer : Matthew Bourne Reviewer :- Stephanie Rowe [rating:5] Sleeping Beauty a famous classical Ballet by Tchaikosky is turned on its head by Matthew Bourne as Gothica meets Twilight meets Sleeping Beauty. Bourne once again fails to disappoint his ever growing band of followers with this energetic dramatic dark fantasy version of this classic. Sleeping Beauty completes ...

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Sleeping Beauty, A Gothic Romance – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music: Tchaikovsky Director, Choreographer and New Scenario: Matthew Bourne Reviewer:Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures company is a frequent and much-loved visitor to Milton Keynes theatre. This evening they celebrate their quarter of a century with the world premiere of Bourne’s re-working, in his own inimitable style, of the classic ballet piece Sleeping Beauty, set, as in the original ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty: A Gothic Romance – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Tchaikovsky Director &Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:3.5]   Matthew Bourne is completing a busy year of activity to mark the 25thAnniversary of his company with a new production of Sleeping Beauty. This major new work completes Bourne’s trilogy of the great Tchaikovsky ballets started in 1992 with Nutcracker! and continued in 1995 with his rightly celebrated Swan ...

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