Tuesday 21 November 2023

What a sweet dress!

 Matthew Bourne has done what he does best and left tradition at the door. Instead he's reimagined The Nutcracker ballet in his own inimitable style with costumes to match. May I present a small selection to you....it's going to be one of those Marmite moments where either you love them or hate them. They're difficult to ignore or be indifferent aboutđź’ź

Marshmallow girl.

Allsorts girl.


And last but not least the main attraction.....the Nutcracker.

Part of Monday's shenanigans when out with friend E.



  1. Are we talking ballet here or those things we stand by the door at Christmas time? Ballet I assume, with more than a hint of pantomime. Perfect - how costumes should be.....part of the story telling

    1. Both actually. All will become clear once I get another post up about it. Arilx

  2. I can see Grayson Perry in the first three. What fun! x

    1. They are completely left of field. I wasn't familiar with his name. Arilx


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