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Northern Ballet’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

I normally love the Northern Ballet and their ability to tell stories in an engaging and beautiful way. But they totally missed the mark on this one in almost every way. There’s a character who looks like a kind of … Continue reading

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Casanova – the ballet

As I’ve said before I love Northern Ballet because they’re such good storytellers, and Casanova was no exception. Based on Ian Kelly’s biography of Casanova, Kenneth Tindall (an ex-Northern Ballet dancer) created his very first full-length piece that moves from … Continue reading

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1984 – The ballet

1984 is one of my favourite books and the Northern Ballet Company are my favourite ballet company (they’re brilliant storytellers), so I was very excited when I saw the two were coming together. However, as 1984 is so language-based, I … Continue reading

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