‘The lovechild of Guillermo del Toro and Charles Perrault’: Aniqah Choudhri reviews Birmingham Royal Ballet’s sumptuous, romantic version of the famous fairytale.
Mixed messages: Aniqah Choudhri reviews a dystopian, future-set adaptation of Brecht’s political parable.
Dances with difference: Aniqah Choudhri reviews Cathy Marsten and Arthur Pita-choreographed ballets for the all-PoC company Ballet Black.
18th century morality: Aniqah Choudhri reviews the English National Ballet’s new touring production of Manon.
A story that speaks without words: Cathy Marston’s adaptation for Northern Ballet unleashes the soul of Charlotte Brontë.
Cooking up a storm: In-Sook Chappell’s adaptation of Helen Tse’s memoir is moving and original.
A love letter to Blitz London: Aniqah Choudhri reviews Matthew Bourne’s wartime fairy-tale.
A very different Denmark: Paapa Essiedu’s Dane is emotive and intelligent.
Part of MIF, Theatre-Rites’s new family show uses a cast that includes refugees to explore being different. Aniqah Choudhri speaks to Sue Buckmaster about the complexity behind its storytelling.
“What on earth am I watching here?”: Aniqah Choudhri has her preconceptions blown away by a modernised Jane Austen adaptation.