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Swan Lake – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Swan Lake from St Petersburg Ballet Theatre

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreographer: Marina Medvetskaya  Reviewer:  Natasha Hegarty Swan Lake is the absolute pinnacle of classical ballet - one of the most famous stories - and Saint Petersburg Ballet Theatre brings it to a packed house in Northampton’s Royal and Derngate. This piece is performed in repertoire with The Nutcracker and is under the artistic direction of former prima ballerina, Marina ...

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Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

LeeOrmsbyDeanElliott-and-MiguelAngel in Buddy

Book: Alan Janes Music and Lyrics: Buddy Holly and others Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty The tour of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story makes its stop at Northampton, bringing with it the epic sounds of ‘50s rock and roll. The show first opened in 1989 in London’s West End and hasn’t stopped since. Probably one of the most famous – maybe the ...

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The Woman in Black – Royal & Derngate, Northampton

A scene from The Woman In Black by Susan Hill @ Fortune Theatre.

Writer: Stephen Mallatratt, from the novel by Susan Hill Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty It’s one thing watching a horror film at home, but it’s quite another sitting in a darkened theatre with the action right in front of you that heightens all your senses. And the small and intimate Royal Theatre only adds to the creepy atmosphere. Marking ...

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