Scottish Ballet Hansel & Gretel

Scottish Ballet Hansel & Gretel

Forget what you know about the traditional Brothers Grimm fairy tale; Christopher Hampson has taken this classic tale and injected it with magic and modern charm, his choreography capturing and telling the story of each individual character with perfection, while making excellent use of the original score by Engelbert Humperdinck—that’s the 19th century German composer, of course, not the 1960s balladeer! Some of the visuals were so mesmerising in the first half of the performance that the second half sometimes lacked this same magical quality... 

Rocky Horror Show

Rocky Horror Show

Behind me a slightly overweight man in basque, suspenders and very little else is shuffling up the row to his seat to cheers from the back stalls. His girlfriend is close behind in a French maid’s outfit...