Matthew Bourne

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

★★★★★ Magnificent:

It’s 23 years since Mathew Bourne changed the gender of the swans in Swan Lake for his choreography of the ballet, which is at the Festival Theatre all week to Saturday.

October 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bourne’s Cinders for Fest Theatre

Bourne’s Cinders for Fest Theatre

June 2018 date for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella:

Matthew Bourne’s Olivier award-winning ballet of Cinderella is to play Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in June as part of a major UK tour which starts this Christmas at Sadler’s Wells in London.

December 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

★★★★☆ Modern elegance:
Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes, on national tour and at the Festival Theatre all week, is an exquisite celebration of classical ballet with Bourne’s typical modern twist.

May 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

★★★★☆Beautiful and dangerous:
Love, lust, obsession and despair are given colourful and vigorous life in Matthew Bourne’s adaptation of The Red Shoes, touring to the Festival Theatre this week.

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Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

★★★★★ Chim chim charming:
Practically perfect in every way, that’s Mary Poppins according to, well, Mary Poppins. She’s not wrong, though. The magical nanny really is rather wonderful.

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Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man

Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man

✭✭✭✩✩ Impressive energy:
Accomplished, athletic dancing and clever staging are present and correct in The Car Man. However, it lacks the emotional punch to be an unqualified success.

June 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake  – Review

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – Review

★★★★☆ Exquisite physicality

The shockwaves that once accompanied Matthew Bourne’s version of Swan Lake may have receded, but what is left is a stunning and at times magical evening.

April 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Review – Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

A clatter of thunder heralds Matthew Bourne’s darkly disturbing new take on the Sleeping Beauty fairytale.

November 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
On Edinburgh’s Stages this week: Sun 25 Nov – Sun 2 Dec

On Edinburgh’s Stages this week: Sun 25 Nov – Sun 2 Dec

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week: With most of the theatre world girding its loins for panto mayhem, there are still a couple of pre-Christmas biggies to whet the appetite for live theatre this week.

November 26, 2012 | By | Reply More