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Now that's what I call sex: Birmingham Royal Ballet's Ashton Double Bill reviewed

Plus: an ambitious new show from the Mark Bruce Company at Wilton's Music Hall that takes on Homer's Odyssey

5 March 2016

9:00 AM

5 March 2016

9:00 AM

The Dream/A Month in the Country

Birmingham Hippodrome

The Odyssey

Wilton’s Music Hall, until 19 March, then touring

That joke about the young bull who tells the old bull, ‘Hey, Dad, see all those cows — let’s run and get one of them,’ and the old one replies, ‘Let’s walk and we can have the lot,’ is of course far too politically incorrect to tell these days. But it did creep into my mind last week watching Birmingham Royal Ballet’s double bill of Frederick Ashton’s masterworks, The Dream and A Month in the Country.

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