Rupert Christiansen

Short of sparkle: Cinderella-in-the-round, at the Royal Albert Hall, reviewed

But there’s plenty of fun to be found in 42nd Street over at Sadler’s Wells

[Photo: Andy Paradise]

Having been unexpectedly delighted by the Royal Ballet’s revival of Christopher Wheeldon’s Corybantic Games at Covent Garden last week, I slapped my wrists for underrating him as a prolific craftsman. After a second exposure to his Cinderella, handsomely mounted by English National Ballet at the Royal Albert Hall, I have reverted to that ho-hum view.

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