~THE BRIDEWELL THEATRE LONDON, HOME OF THE LONDON BALLET COMPANY~
In the garden of life the story begins with Eve! The dancers of The London Ballet Company follow the journey of woman from guileless girl, to transitional teenager, and sultry siren. Relationships, petty jealousies and angst; blushing brides, parenthood, and affairs, all are portrayed with sensitivity and humour as we follow this life cycle. Que sera sera!
Postcard From London
“Would passengers for flight BA007 to London, please make their way to Gate 14 where your plane is now ready to board!”
Once more the dancers of The London Ballet Company take ballet out of its box! Their novel and innovative vision to make ballet more approachable and current, find them developing a story with their own unique slant. If you are one of those who previously found ballet boring, then take 50 minutes out of your day, bring your lunch to The Bridewell Theatre, Fleet St. and sample a taster performance. You will be pleasantly surprised!
With inspirational and rousing music including Land of Hope and Glory, The William Tell Overture, and Danse Macabre, we follow 3 adventurers as they set out off to London and embrace the sights and sounds they encounter in this diverse and exciting city. The London Ballet Company present – “Postcard From London”…….. wish you were here!
'Tis the night before Christmas, when all throught the house Not a creature is stirring....well...maybe a mouse? But no! 'Tis Phoebe! Tiptoeing downstairs she finds her Christmas stocking already filled. Excitedly she opens a present. What is it? Phoebe is led upon a journey of remembrance of a time ................ since Christmas past.
The London Ballet Company review the year. They revisit 2012 with its celebration of cultural excellence and sporting achievement which has marked it out as an "annus mirabilis". Consigned to the annals of history is the "annus horribilis" of 1992 which blighted the 40th year of the accession to the throne. This year, the Jubilee year, marking 60 years in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, has been one of....Jubilation!
Rousing music, with memorable themes including "The William Tell Overture", and "Mission Impossible"; a selection of works from composers such as Tchaikovsky and Bizet; musicians ranging fromThe London Symphony Orchestra and Bond, all conspire with the dancers of The London Ballet Company to form an extravaganza of Christmas delighted and....yes...of....Jubilation! Happy Christmas to all and to all........have a good night!