Ismene Brown

Emotional intelligence

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Plus: a Kenneth MacMillan revival that makes you think and a Wayne McGregor premiere that’s a real shock<span class="Apple-converted-space">  </span>– it’s full of emotion!</span></p>

The difference between a poor ballet of the book (see the Royal Ballet’s Frankenstein) and a good one — indeed two — was cheeringly pointed up by Northern Ballet last week, when it unveiled an intensely imagined new Jane Eyre in Doncaster and gave the London première of the efficiently menacing 1984 that I reviewed last autumn.

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