Step out of reality and step into the world of Persian Modern Tales… Dream-like and at times a little nightmarish, the latest creation of well known Iranian author and artist Alireza Mirasadollah and director, Roshi Aba is an amalgamation of the real and the supernatural, the funny and the frightening. Although the pair …

Fairy tales, a timeless tradition, an ageless art-form… but who, and where do they come from? Who is writing the next generation of fairy tales, for the next generation of bedtime stories? Step in, Little Giants Theatre, who are rediscovering the captivating art of the fairy tale, telling new stories …

I think I had good reason to be dubious about a ‘holocaust ballet’, which is what I faced myself with this evening at Richmond Theatre. The thought of dancing Nazis and over-sentimentality filled me with unease, and a trace of dread. However, Northern Ballet surprised me; ballet, they showed, can …