Matthew Bourne

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.

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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.

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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