The Red Shoes at The Marlowe Theatre – #2

Whilst I enjoy all types of performance and art, I could never say that I’m an expert in ballet. I’ve been known to yawn, and even sneak out during epically long performances through which I struggle to follow any kind of storyline. So it was nice to see a performance that was not only soContinue reading “The Red Shoes at The Marlowe Theatre – #2”

The Red Shoes at Marlowe Theatre

Back in 1948 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger took Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale about a pair of red ballet shoes which force their wearer to dance until she dies, and turned it into a technicolour parable on the all-consuming nature of art. Last year, as the culmination of a twenty year ambition and thirty yearContinue reading “The Red Shoes at Marlowe Theatre”