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Matthew Bourne. Photo: Elliott Franks

Matthew Bourne

Matthew Bourne is an Olivier Award winning choreographer, director and founder of New Adventures. He is well known for his contemporary dance and ballet productions including Swan Lake, The Red Shoes, Sleeping Beauty, Edward Scissorhands and the Nutcracker. Bourne is also a resident artist at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London.

Angela Lansbury, furiously lit up with self-belief, slaying the audience as she devoured Rose’s Turn in Gypsy; Elaine Stritch weaving seamlessly in and out...

Matthew Bourne’s new take on Shakespeare’s tale of doomed teenage love dispenses with the Montague/Capulet family feud and recasts its protagonists as inmates at...

Every generation has its Romeo and Juliet. Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann on film, Rudolf Nureyev and Kenneth MacMillan in ballet. Now Matthew Bourne...

Strange Fruit – Bush Theatre, London Nancy Medina directs a revival of Caryl Phillips’ powerful 1981 debut play as part of the theatre’s Passing the...

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Singin’ in the Rain is to return to London, with a run at Sadler’s Wells starring Adam Cooper. It has...

On the night that Company, Come from Away and The Inheritance led the charge at the Olivier Awards, some of this year's winners share...

Matthew Bourne is to be honoured with a special award for his “extraordinary achievements in dance”. The prize will be his eighth Olivier award, when...

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake will be broadcast to cinemas in May, it has been announced. The production, which was first performed in 1995, was filmed...

Layton Williams had two West End roles under his belt by the age of 14 in Thriller Live and Billy Elliot. Now he is...
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