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Dance

Sacred Monsters, Sadler’s Wells: Sylvie Guillem and Akram Kham’s captivating final boogie

Ismene Brown is intrigued by an 18th century baby shower, spooked by a worldweary Dracula, bored by an overlong Rambert triple and disappointed by Len Goodman and Lucy Worsley

6 December 2014

9:00 AM

6 December 2014

9:00 AM

Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters

Sadler’s Wells

Daphnis et Églé; La naissance d’Osiris

Barbican

Mark Bruce Company: Dracula

Touring

Rambert Dance

Touring into 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre: mixed programme

Linbury Studio Theatre

I’m dashing between dance theatres at the moment and there’s just so much to tell you about. I could linger on Sacred Monsters, the captivating conversation-piece at Sadler’s Wells for Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan — conversational being the word, for these genius dancers also talk to us, which is rather like Garbo laughing.

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