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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final

December 22, 2012

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Flavia Cacace, Louis Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final (week 12) And then there were four. The Strictly Come Dancing Final has landed, and each of the couples has spent the week polishing two of their previous dances and perfecting a new show dance. The judges have picked one dance and the couples have picked their favourite from […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Morgan, Northern Ballet

November 29, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Jessica Morgan, Northern Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not much! I am definitely not a morning person! However, once I have managed to peel myself from my bed and had my morning coffee I become excited about the prospect of another inspiring and creative week. It […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Hollywood Week

October 20, 2012

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Strictly Come Dancing | Hollywood Week 3 On this dramatic night, the Strictly pros launch the action with a sharp and sassy vermillion, black & white routine. Not the most flattering outfit, especially for Kristina, but it’s fast and there are feathers.  Past Strictly winner Kara Tointon & contestant Nancy Dell’Olio are in attendance, and […]

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Ballet News Reviews | dancers among us

October 19, 2012

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Wildest Dream

Ballet News reviews | dancers among us Do you remember back when you were a kid ? When your wide-eyed innocence set your imagination free and inspired you to dream ? Living in the moment, unselfconsciously, is something we forget about as adults; responsibility and routine snatching our time and blurring our thoughts.   But…. Celebratory photographs with evocative names : Meter Maid, Alone Together, Sticky Situation, Late […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Guest Judge Jennifer Grey

November 7, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Guest Judge Jennifer Grey “Nobody puts Baby in the corner.” First things first. It’s pretty unlikely that anyone, anywhere, has watched Dirty Dancing more than I have, but I never watched it for Jennifer Grey’s performance as Baby, good though it was. Patrick Swayze, a classically trained ballet dancer, was the star […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6 – Bonfire Night

November 5, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6  Let’s light the Strictly touchpaper and see what Lulu and Brendan have in store for us this week with their Tango. Body contact could be better, and Lulu is hopping between turns to keep up with Brendan, but she hasn’t forgotten the routine! Len Goodman is on holiday this week, and so […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4

October 22, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4 It’s Strictly Saturday night, and are we in for a night of proper dancing this week ? Jason ‘The Midwife’ Donovan and Kristina kick off the show, quite literally, with the Paso Doble. Training looks tough but the routine is strong. I’d prefer Jason not to be blowing bubbles with […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Jennifer Grey joins the judges

October 20, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Jennifer Grey joins the judges Hollywood star Jennifer Grey will foxtrot into Strictly Come Dancing as a guest judge next month. Stepping into Len Goodman‘s shoes for one week, she will join Craig Revel Horwood, Alesha Dixon and Bruno Tonioli on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November. Dirty Dancing Most famous […]

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Strictly News | The Final – part one

December 18, 2010

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So here we are.  The Strictly Final.  Pamela & James, Matt & Aliona, Kara & Artem. Who will leave with the Glitterball tonight ? The grand final kicks off with the Strictly Professionals dancing to Eye of the Tiger, with the ladies holding placards aloft with the finalists names on. The finalists are welcomed onto the set, […]

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THE T-MOBILE BIG DANCE FINALE:

July 12, 2010

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T-Mobile Big Dance Finale

Getty Images CAST OF THOUSANDS TRANSFORM LONDON STREETS FOR THE ‘BIG WORLD DANCE’ Not strictly all ballet, but the sheer joy of dance in all it’s forms was on display at the weeked, and as I have been reporting on Big Dance 2010 throughout, I couldn’t leave out the finale ! The T-Mobile Big Dance […]

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DIRTY DANCING AT A TOP SECRET LOCATION AND THE STAR STUDDED LAUNCH OF BIG DANCE 2010

July 1, 2010

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Sheridan Smith, Jerry Mitchell, Mayor Boris Johnson and Camilla Dallerup

WE WANT THREE MILLION DANCING BY 2012! So say the organisers of Big Dance 2010.  How are they going to make this happen ? With 850 events across the capital over 9 days   West End stars join Boris Johnson at Palladium stage to kick off T-Mobile Big Dance 2010 Ruth Brill, Artist, English National […]

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BALLET NEWS | Northern Ballet & New York City Ballet

January 16, 2010

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I wanted to share with you a video from New York City Ballet as three Principal dancers prepare to take on the daunting role of Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. It really is enlightening viewing. In an earlier BALLET NEWS update I passed on the great news that David Nixon OBE has been awarded […]

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