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Dance

War, socialist tyranny and the oppression of the handicapped - welcome to the new dance season

The start of the year is all good if sombre stuff, and includes a revival of English National Ballet's Lest We Forget, a version of 1984 from Northern Ballet and a new work from Amici Dance Theatre

19 September 2015

8:00 AM

19 September 2015

8:00 AM

Lest We Forget

Sadler’s Wells

1984

West Yorkshire Playhouse, and touring

35 Amici Drive

Lyric Hammersmith

If there’s one thing scarcer than hen’s teeth in serious choreography nowadays, it’s a light heart. When was the last time we had something jolly created in the artform that brought us La Fille mal gardée, Coppélia and Les biches?

Still, the first week of the start of the dance year was all good stuff, if sombre (and Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo are over from New York at the Peacock right now, thank heavens).

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