Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures 2

Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures 2

January 2017
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Five times Olivier Award and Tony Award-winning choreographer and director, Matthew Bourne, presents a collection of dances that established his career.

Celebrating 30 years of his company, New Adventures, these pieces cemented the hallmark witty and entertaining style Bourne has since brought to international smash-hits including Swan Lake and The Car Man.

Watch With Mother - Seen But Not Heard
Joyce Grenfell’s famous nursery school sketches are set to Percy Grainger’s piano compositions and arrangements of Bach and Fauré. Not seen for more than 25 years, it explores the competitive and sometimes cruel nature of children’s playground games.

Town and Country - Lie Back and Think of England
Moving and hilarious, this heartfelt pastiche explores notions of a bygone era through the evocative music of Edward Elgar and Noël Coward, amongst others.

The Infernal Galop
A French dance with English subtitles celebrates all the traditional English clichés of France, joyously paraded for our entertainment and climaxing in Offenbach’s inevitable Can-Can!

Duration: 2 hours 10mins with interval

Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures shows all his trademark wit, originality and eye for detail. Unmissable.
★★★★★ Observer

As original as it is unmissable.
★★★★★ Guardian

 

Matthew Bourne’s early works are a witty delight.
★★★★ Sunday Times

An utterly delightful retrospective of Bourne’s witty and whimsical early works. Saucy good fun.
★★★★ Times

Witty and unexpectedly touching.
★★★★ Independent

Plenty of charm and mischief.
★★★★ Telegraph

Joyous and entertaining. These three works neatly capture Bourne’s deftness as a storyteller – the ability to be both humorous and sensitive – that has won over audiences and introduced so many to the world of dance.
★★★★  Stage

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Age guideline: 12+

Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes including 2 intervals

  • Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures shows all his trademark wit, originality and eye for detail. Unmissable.
       
    Observer
  • As original as it is unmissable
       
    Guardian
  • Matthew Bourne’s early works are a witty delight
       
    Sunday Times

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