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Dance

Is Twitter now in charge of the Royal Ballet’s artistic programming?

Twee and fake can be beguiling in ballet, but it’s not in this Two Pigeons revival

5 December 2015

9:00 AM

5 December 2015

9:00 AM

The Two Pigeons

Royal Opera House, in rep until 5December

Conceal/Reveal

Sadler’s Wells

For all the billing and cooing on public forums about the Royal Ballet’s The Two Pigeons revival, there’s a silent majority out there who daren’t speak for fear of the Twitter ordure that would fall on them. The box office and the empty seats attest to them. You’ll have not the smallest difficulty in booking coachloads in for any of the 11 performances remaining as I write.

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