Culturebean says | I watched Giselle on Sky’…

English National Ballet have partnered with Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company and Factory 42, a new virtual reality studio. This may seem an unusual combination,…

Culturebean at | Beauty and the Beast | Northern …

I am a huge Disney fan as I’m sure most 90s kids were, so this ballet quite easily caught my eye. Beauty and the Beast…

Culturebean at | Strictly Ballroom the Musical | West …

The Production Last week Show Film First emailed me with a last minute juicy offer to see the matinee performance of Strictly Ballroom the Musical…

Culturebean at | Billy Elliot the Musical | Alhambra …

Everyone has a talent. You don’t choose it. It chooses you. It might be something that frustrates you to the core. Something that makes you…

Culturebean at | Sleeping Beauty | Matthew Bourne

Gothic Retelling This ballet was a Gothic adaptation of Sleeping Beauty, that entered into a supernatural world and distinctly left the Disney one. I was…

Culturebean at Nothern Ballet |The Nutcracker | An …

My take on the story One of the most famous ballets. With the most famous songs. And most famous stories. Let me describe The Nutcracker by…

Culturebean at | 1984 | Northern Ballet Leeds

This Place I’ve heard rumours of this place. A place where the past is permeated into the floors, the walls, the doors. It has seeped…

Culturebean at | Leodo: The Paradise | Edinburgh Fringe …

Pushing the boat out This was our lets-go-crazy-and-buy-tickets-for-the-next-leaflet-we-get-oh-look-this-ones-about-some-Korean-dancing-wanna-try-that-why-not-it’s-the-fringe moment. We had no idea what to expect. But the flyer looked colourful and the flyer(er?) was…