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David Bintley’s Beauty and the Beast – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director & Choreography: David Bintley Musical Director: Koen Kessels  Reviewer: Dominic Corr Sixteen years ago, David Bintley reimagined what is perhaps fairy tales’ most recognisable story. Returning to the stage, the Birmingham Royal Ballet seeks to capture the illustrious nature of the piece, whilst showcasing some of the nation’s finest dancers in the timeless classic – Beauty and the Beast. ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet – Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Birmingham Royal Ballet 's Romeo and Juliet

Music: Sergei Prokofiev Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan Reviewer: Laura Bateman Romeo and Juliet is one of the most celebrated ballets in the modern repertoire. Choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan for The Royal Ballet, it premiered in 1965 with Rudolph Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn in the title roles. It has since become a staple of both The Royal Ballet’s and Birmingham Royal Ballet’s ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet – Grand Opera House, York

Choreographers: Sir Frederick Ashton, Alexander Whitley, Sir Kenneth MacMillan. Designer: Anthony Ward, Jean-Marc Puissant, Ian Spurling Music: Daniel Auber (arranged and orchestrated by Constant Lambert), Phil Kilne, Scott Joplin &others. Conductors: Philip Ellis and Jonathan Higgins. Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent The Birmingham Royal ballet have selected three completely contrasting pieces for their Northern tour. This is a fantastic way to demonstrate ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Aladdin – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Music: Carl Davis Choreography: David Bintley Director: David Bintley Reviewer: Kathryn M. Bartlett [rating:4.5] Birmingham Royal Ballet brings the UK premiere of David Bintley’s fantastical, luscious production of Aladdin to the Theatre Royal Plymouth. Originally created in 2008 for the National Ballet of Japan, this enthralling piece recounts the familiar tale full of adventure, love, magic and mystery, and the ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Aladdin – The Lowry, Salford

Choreography: David Bintley Conductor: Paul Murphy Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:3] Aladdin is a new production of the ballet David Bintley first created for the National Ballet of Japan in 2008, using a score (also slightly reworked) written by well-known film and TV composer Carl Davis. The story is familiar from the Thousand and One Nights and the many pantomime productions. ...

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