www.independent.co.uk—Big stars, good intentions, underpowered results. In Pure Dance, ballerina Natalia Osipova has put together an evening of short works, mostly new commissions. It's a chance to see this marvellous dancer try new things, yet despite her charisma, it's a slight evening.
Lest We Forget review, English National Ballet, Sadler’s Wells: three powerful portrayals of war's horror. Have you ever noticed how the First World War seems to have yielded relatively little art, but of a very high quality?