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Northern Ballet announces World Première of new children’s ballet for 2016

March 24, 2016

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Northern Ballet announces World Première of new children’s ballet for 2016   Following in the footsteps of its first four innovative children’s ballets, Northern Ballet has announced its next World Première will be an adaptation of classic fairytale Goldilocks & the Three Bears. The new ballet will première at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre […]

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The return of The Clangers

May 31, 2015

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The Clangers, Michael Palin - (C) Coolabi, Smallfilms and Peter Firmin - Photographer: Jonathan Birch

The return of The Clangers Stars lined the ‘blue’ carpet at The Ham Yard Hotel in Soho today for the very special premiere of the new series of Clangers, which will air on CBeebies from 15 June, 2015. Narrator Michael Palin, Clangers’ original creator Peter Firmin and Dan Postgate, son of Oliver Postgate, the other […]

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Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies

April 10, 2014

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CBeebies Three Little Pigs. Presented by Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks) with dancers from Northern Ballet. Straw Pig (Teresa Saavedra Bordes) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

  Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies This Easter, Three Little Pigs, presented my Mr Bloom with dancers from Northern Ballet will be broadcast on CBeebies on 21/4/2014.  

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Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation

March 25, 2014

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Picture Shows: Director General, Tony Hall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Tony Hall announces greatest commitment to arts for a generation Introduction Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership […]

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Royal Television Society award nomination for Northern Ballet

March 12, 2014

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Royal Television Society award nomination for Northern Ballet The television adaptation of Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling has been nominated for a Royal Television Society programme award in the Children’s Fiction category. Ugly Duckling was Northern Ballet’s first ballet created for children and was choreographed by company dancers Dreda Blow and Sebastian Loe. The BAFTA award-winning […]

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Something Special at Northern Ballet

January 15, 2014

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Something Special at Northern Ballet s entertainment programme Something Special on the BBC CBeebies channel on Thursday 16 January. Members s Learning team have worked with the programme in an episode that focuses on dance. The CBeebies team filmed at Northern Ballet in Leeds with children from John Jamieson School, a specialist inclusive learning centre […]

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Awards and accolades for Northern Ballet

November 12, 2013

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Awards and accolades for Northern Ballet   Northern Ballet has received the 2013 White Rose Tourism Awards for Arts and Culture.  The award comes just days after it was revealed that Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director David Nixon OBE has been nominated for Best Classical Choreography for The Great Gatsby at the 2014 National Dance Awards. […]

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Strictly’s Artem Chigvintsev to join Strictly Cinderella

November 14, 2011

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Strictly’s Artem Chigvintsev to join Strictly Cinderella Strictly’s professional dancer, Artem Chigvintsev is donning his dancing shoes for a special one-off appearance as he joins the cast of CBeebies for this year’s panto extravaganza, Strictly Cinderella. Artem plays the palace choreographer who is giving dance lessons to the Prince (Alex Winters) before his appearance in […]

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