Rupert Pennefather

Victorialand

While we keep an eye on the ongoing debate about ballet “trying to find a place in our inattentive and increasingly lowbrow culture”, we…

Houses of the Holy

In an interesting piece for The new Criterion novelist Laura James recently debated the watering-down of meaning and depth in modern ballet, arguing that:…

On Melancholy Hill

The Royal Ballet’s 2009/2010 season is coming to a close. In the first of two final mixed bills  audiences had the opportunity to see…