Tag Archives: Sky Arts

Ballet at Christmas

December 24, 2013

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 Ballet at Christmas Looking for ballet on television over the holidays ? Here’s your guide. Carlos Acosta’s new Royal Ballet production of Don Quixote is on BBC Four at 8pm on Christmas Day. On Sky Arts you can see : Les Patineurs on 15 December at 3.30pm and then at various other times during the festive period. The […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled

April 10, 2013

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo profiled I recently announced that Tamara Rojo will be profiled on The South Bank Show. Over an hour, the documentary attempts to get under the skin of English National Ballet’s latest Artistic Director, Tamara Rojo, as she takes on the dual role of artistic head and principal dancer. The programme comprises […]

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English National Ballet’s Tamara Rojo, new line up for The South Bank Show is revealed

March 25, 2013

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Tim Minchin, Alison Balsom,   David Hare, Alfie Boe, Tamara Rojo, Paula Rego and Tracey Emin – new line up   for The South Bank Show is revealed The most respected arts programme in the world, The South Bank Show, returns to Sky Arts on 18   April with a great line-up of in-depth interviews, showcasing […]

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Sky Arts announces Michael Parkinson Masterclass with Carlos Acosta

July 17, 2012

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Sky Arts announces Michael Parkinson Masterclass with Carlos Acosta Beginning Tuesday 13 November at 9pm on Sky Arts 1 HD and Sky Go Sky Arts today announces an extraordinary line-up of guests for Sir Michael Parkinson’s exclusive new series, which will begin on Sky Arts 1 in November. Sir Michael will welcome an astonishing array of guests from […]

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer

June 15, 2012

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Ballet News Previews | The Southbank Show – The Male Dancer Billed as “an exploration of the role of the male dancer, developed within classical ballet over the last century,” the welcome return of The South Bank Show puts the spotlight on three of the best male dancers who have made the biggest impact on ballet – Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov and […]

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The South Bank Show | The Male dancer

May 9, 2012

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The South Bank Show The most respected arts programme in the world is revived on Sky Arts from 27th May on Sky Arts 1 HD From Broadway to Bow, from the First World War   to female songwriters, The South Bank Show returns to screens this May with a   brand new, exclusive line up, […]

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Northern Ballet | Sky Arts 2 HD | Beauty and the Beast

January 14, 2012

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Northern Ballet | Sky Arts goes behind the scenes as the company creates Beauty and the Beast How many times have you heard cries of “we’re not ready yet” or, “it’s not finished” when opening night looms for a new ballet ?  We saw it in Agony & Ecstasy : A Year with English National […]

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Ballet NEWS | Sky Arts presents “UK Premieres” – a Royal Opera House season

January 7, 2011

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*UK Premieres* Royal Opera House Season [HD] During a season dedicated to the Royal Opera House, catch Swan Lake and La Bayadère in star-studded performances from The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden. Brazilian Royal Ballet Principal Thiago Soares proposed to his fellow principal dancer Marianela Nuñez on the Royal Opera House stage after Sleeping Beauty’s curtain call […]

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Dance, Dance, Dance

October 1, 2010

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Dance, Dance, Dance Sky Arts presents the best of British dance in a new 3D film sensation Sky Arts production for Sky 3D Channel Saturday 2 October 2010 at 9pm Today, Sky Arts celebrates the UK’s most exciting choreographers and dancers with six stunning new dance commissions, filmed in 3D for the launch of the […]

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Ballet NEWS | Sky Arts follow Scottish Ballet behind the scenes

October 6, 2009

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Luke Ahmet and William Smith in William Forsythe’s Workwithinwork. Photograph by Andrew Ross For all those of you who have been fascinated by the way that dancers prepare their pointe shoes, here is a fascinating 7 minute video from Sky Arts, who have followed Scottish Ballet behind the scenes as they prepare for their 40th […]

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