The English National Ballet tell the story of star-crossed loves set against the eternal struggle between good and evil as Siegfried and Odette choose eternal love in death over a life apart. Jurgita Dronina dances the twin roles of Odette and her evil counterpart, Odile. The role of Prince Siegfried is inhabited by Isaac Hernández.
The sauces may seem familiar at first, but one forkful will tell you that only the finest ingredients have gone into their n’duja sausage and truffles mushroom combinations. Scarpetta is also fast become known for brilliant coffee and £5 cocktails after 4pm.
Anne (Olivia Coleman) shields herself from all this politicking by surrounding herself with “favourites” and this informal position becomes vitally important in itself. Rachel Weisz plays the Queen’s confident and Emma Stone plays a fast-rising newcomer in this bawdy “Girl-power with wigs” look at pre-regency Britain.
In The Round takes advantage of these attributes in order to stage a series of performances by up and coming songwriters as well as some seasoned performers. On the bill are Ana Moura, Gruff Rhys and Patti Smith. Fans of Acoustic reinventions, gentle surrealism and dynamic spoken-word gigs will all find something to like.