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Strictly Come Dancing Results week 2 – First Elimination

October 6, 2013

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Janette Manrara, Julien Macdonald, Tony Jacklin, Aliona Vilani - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Results week 2 – First Elimination Tony Jacklin is the first to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Following last week’s first live show, this week Tess Daly & Claudia Winkleman declared the battle for the ballroom officially underway, as the lines opened for the viewers to cast their vote […]

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Ballet News No.1 UK ballet facebook page

September 23, 2013

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Ballet News World Exclusive illustration by Noemi Manalang

Ballet News No.1 UK ballet facebook page Ballet News – the only professionally written website focusing on classical ballet – leads the UK’s ballet field on facebook. Launched on facebook on 10th January 2010, the Ballet News facebook page has surpassed 124,000 ‘likes’, making it the number one page on that social media platform relating to classical ballet in the […]

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Shivering Snowballs | How to do ballet style in winter

November 15, 2012

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How to do ballet style in winter It’s snowing, freezing and slushy. And you’re not a reindeer. You’d like to make it to the ballet without turning up looking like a shivering snowball.  Fear not; word reaches me that there is a solution, if you are fast! One of the (very) few things that dear […]

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New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games

August 21, 2012

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'Fusional Fragments' by Marc Brew with Dame Evelyn Glennie. Photographer Irven Lewis

New work by disabled and deaf artists presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games   Last year Ballet News broke new ground : Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time I’d like to introduce you to Kelly Johnson, a Junior Trainee Sign Language Interpreter.  Kelly has, for the first time, interpreted […]

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert in pictures

June 5, 2012

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The African Children'€™s Choir soloist - Lydia - (C) Mark Jones

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert Flawless are currently on tour with English National Ballet, but found time to perform at The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert last night. Enjoy the photographs from the concert outside Buckingham Palace. All photographs copyright BBC.  No unauthorised reproduction. [nggallery id=64]

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Things you don’t know about Swan Lake

September 6, 2010

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Things you don’t know about Swan Lake Earlier this year I wrote a piece for YOU magazine, in their hugely popular ‘Things You Don’t Know’ column, about Swan Lake.  The column isn’t published online, which means that if you miss the Sunday edition, you’ve missed TYDK. Swan Lake, or Lac des cygnes)  has so much […]

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