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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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Strictly Come Dancing | Semi Finals

December 14, 2013

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Brendan Cole, Sophie Ellis-Bextor - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Semi Finals 11 weeks 5 couples 2 dances each Bruno commented on Natalie & Artem’s Salsa “you put just the right amount of fluidity and all the ingredients for a fantastic salsa.” Craig said “I couldn’t find much wrong with it. Just wonderful to watch. Brilliant.” They scored a perfect 40. Patrick […]

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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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Strictly – It Takes Two | News Update

October 1, 2013

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Strictly – It Takes Two | News Update A number of readers have asked me where they can buy the striking necklace that Strictly contestant Rachel Riley wore on It Takes Two last night. The show is available to download on iPlayer if you missed it. Riley’s necklace is from Anthropologie, and it’s by Nocturne. It’s […]

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Strictly – It Takes Two

September 30, 2013

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James Jordan, Vanessa Feltz - (C) BBC - Photographer: guy Levy

Strictly – It Takes Two Back tonight for 60 episodes – Strictly – It Takes Two is on BBC Two at 6.30pm every week night. The 30 minute programme hosted by Zoe Ball is back to give the lowdown on the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Packed full of backstage gossip, training action and exclusive […]

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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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Ballet News Reviews | Aulterra Mobile Phone EMF / RF Neutralizer

May 30, 2013

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Ballet News Reviews | Aulterra Mobile Phone EMF / RF Neutralizer Do you spend a lot of time keeping up with the ballet while you’re on the move, or via a tablet or laptop when you get some free time? I hope you do, because digital media is the fastest way to get the latest […]

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The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2012

December 25, 2012

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Fabrice Muamba, Aliona Vilani - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2012 Strictly Come Dancing decks the halls with glitterballs as JB Gill wins the 2012 Christmas special. Just a few days after the grand finale of the 2012 series, Strictly Come Dancing quickstepped back to screens to deck the halls with glitterballs for a one-off seasonal special, which saw […]

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The Royal Ballet School in A League of their Own

December 13, 2012

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The Royal Ballet School in A League of their Own Friday 14th December, 10pm Sky 1 HD From time to time I hear criticism from readers about the paucity of classical ballet on show at performances by The Royal Ballet School students. This is your show, then! Rarely does television and ballet make for a […]

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Strictly Come Dancing & Darcey Bussell

September 1, 2012

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The Judges, Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

Strictly Come Dancing | The Judges Ladies, Gentlemen and Children : there’s a new girl on the block this year and it’s ex-Royal Ballet Principal Darcey Bussell who joins the judging panel on Strictly Come Dancing. Bussell has appeared as a guest judge before, but this is her first time in at the start ! […]

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Northern Ballet in ‘Arts Troubleshooter’ documentary this weekend

May 21, 2012

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Michael Lynch, and Northern Ballet Dancers: Victoria Goldsmith, Josh Barwick, Hannah Bateman, Kenny Tindall, Stage at Theatre Royal in Newcastle - (C) Wall to Wall - Photographer: Dominique Belcourt

Northern Ballet in Arts Troubleshooter documentary Last week I reported that Northern Ballet were to feature in a BBC documentary called Arts Troubleshooter, to be broadcast this weekend. What’s in store ? The programme follows Michael Lynch, former Chief Executive of the Southbank Centre in London & the Opera House in Sydney, Australia, as he works […]

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Ballet News | Aulterra Neutralizer™ for all electronic devices

March 22, 2012

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Ballet News | Aulterra Neutralizer™ for mobiles, laptops and iPads (3-Pack) Today I want to recommend a product, the The Aulterra Neutralizer™ which I have been using to stop the buzzing I feel in my ears after I’ve used my mobile phone to make or receive calls.  I know that most people in the ballet world are constantly […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Christmas Special 2011

December 25, 2011

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Strictly Christmas Special

Ballet News brings you … Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2011 With dancing Snowmen and Santa’s reindeer, are you ready to dance off your dinner ? Christmas jumpers are all the rage this year, and a couple of ginormous crackers will get this party started for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special.  Do you wish it […]

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