This production deserves to be remembered for Nicola Daley's brilliant performance, says Mark Brown
In pics: Behind the scenes at the Northern Ballet with photographer Justin Slee
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'I've seen a couple of these touring vehicles now and this is by far the lamest of the bunch, a case of milking the whole thing to within an inch of its life', says Dominic Cavendish
The man accused by Russia's conservative cultural establishment of being one of the country's most degenerate playwrights is eyeing a tall, blond beer. His name is Yuri Klavdiev and in the artful gloom of Glasgow's Oran Mor pub theatre the Russian looks perfectly at home. Perhaps it is the pony tail and black nail polish; more death metal roadie than contemporary dramatist, whatever that looks...
Where better to serve up an unnervingly intimate site-specific version of Sondheim's gory masterpiece than a working old-fashioned pie shop?
Gala occasions don’t often have such warmth. Across a programme of new works, highlights and fine musical choices, the first gala for the was fluently staged and movingly danced.
will be adapted from the West End to the silver screen, Sony Pictures has confirmed.
Let's face it, there 's never exactly been a surfeit of musicals that focus on misunderstood intellectuals – especially not the kind of undervalued thinker that hails from Leicester and is 13 ¾.
This fringe production of the Sondheim classic has a macabre zest, says Dominic Cavendish