MATTHEW BOURNE IS THE
WORLD’S MOST POPULAR
LIVING DANCE MAKER
TIME MAGAZINE

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attracting
new audiences in
unprecedented
numbers

WASHINGTON POST

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he’s brought
dance to the masses
like nobody else

THE SCOTSMAN

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The UK's most popular and
most unclassifiable
dance company

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

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Mail on Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 'Edward Scissorhands'

Mail on Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 'Edward Scissorhands'

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Matthew Bourne’s reworking of Edward Scissorhands has earned its place alongside Swan Lake and The Nutcracker as a Christmas treat for dance lovers. Here, the maverick director reveals why the story resonates with him so strongly... 
 

"Attracting new audiences in unprecedented numbers"

Washington Post

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#Fliesbuzz - critical acclaim for Lord of the Flies

#Fliesbuzz - critical acclaim for Lord of the Flies

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We wanted to share a round-up of some of the best reviews from the National Press

"Matthew Bourne is the world’s most popular living dance maker."

Time Magazine

Swans land in Melbourne!

Swans land in Melbourne!

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Swan Lake is a the Regent Theatre from October 17-26 

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR EDWARD SCISSORHANDS UK TOUR

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR EDWARD SCISSORHANDS UK TOUR

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As rehearsals start at Three Mills Studios today, we are excited to announce the full casting for the UK tour of Edward Scissorhands.

"A rare treat! Bourne’s wit and flair are in full play"

Sunday Times

Sir George Monoux College theatre re-named ‘The Matthew Bourne Theatre’

Sir George Monoux College theatre re-named ‘The Matthew Bourne Theatre’

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On Wednesday 1st October staff and students at Sir George Monoux College held a special ceremony to mark the momentous return of a former pupil, Matthew Bourne OBE - an internationally acclaimed dance and theatre choreographer.

NEW ADVENTURES DEBUT IN CHINA!

NEW ADVENTURES DEBUT IN CHINA!

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Historic day for New Adventures as we make our debut in CHINA! Two weeks of performances at Shanghai Culture Square - Sending all our love to the incredible Swan Lake company and crew on this milestone event!

"New Adventures is one of Britain’s most successful cultural institutions"

Debra Craine, The Times

Plaudits for John Ross Dance at the NACA showcase

Plaudits for John Ross Dance at the NACA showcase

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"Thank you to everyone who came to the Hackney Empire over the last two nights to support JOHN ROSS' NACA SHOWCASE - We at New Adventures are so proud of John and his team, but the evening would have been nothing without the support of our friends, fans and dancers who made up these fabulous audiences. Hope you had a great night and thank you again for being there!" Matt B

Liverpool are you ready?

Liverpool are you ready?

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WILD BOYS! Lord of the Flies Opens at the Liverpool Empire on Wednesday 10th (this week).

"Beautifully paced, directed and lit, Swan Lake is a must-see’ "

Edinburgh Evening News

Behind the scenes - Swan Lake rehearsals

Behind the scenes - Swan Lake rehearsals

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Our good friend and photographer extraordinaire, ROY TAN, had exclusive access to the final rehearsals for our SWAN LAKE International Tour and has given us permission to share some of his "behind the scenes" portfolio of gems.

NACA SHOWCASE 2014

NACA SHOWCASE 2014

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Book now for the New Adventures Choreographer Award showcase at Hackeny Empire

17 (Preview) & 18 September 2014, 7.30pm / Tickets £15 & £20

"The most successful and most prolific dance producers in the country"

Mark Shenton, The Stage

Now available for download - Lord Of The Flies on i-tunes

Now available for download - Lord Of The Flies on i-tunes

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You can now download Terry Davies powerful original score to Lord of the Flies, available now on iTunes!

NEW ADVENTURES JOIN ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND’S NATIONAL PORTFOLIO

NEW ADVENTURES JOIN ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND’S NATIONAL PORTFOLIO

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We are delighted to announce that Matthew Bourne's NEW ADVENTURES and RE:BOURNE join the ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND NATIONAL PORTFOLIO

"A REMARKABLE PROJECT. IT’S THE ELECTRIFYING INTENSITY GENERATED BY THE ENTIRE CAST THAT MAKES THIS SUCH AN EXCITING EXPERIENCE"

Mail on Sunday

THE CAR MAN RETURNS FOR 2015!

THE CAR MAN RETURNS FOR 2015!

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NOW SHOWING

NOW SHOWING

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Lord of the Flies - Touring the UK throughout 2014

"A TRIUMPH by any standards. Originally staged, tightly directed and searingly performed"

Financial Times

COMING UP

COMING UP

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Edward Scissorhands is back in 2014!

> Book now

BBC Breakfast interview on Lord of the Flies

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You can now watch our interview on BBC Breakfast. Watch Matthew talking about Lord of the Flies with Layton and Nathan.

Shop for New Adventures Merchandise

Shop for New Adventures Merchandise

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25th Anniversary Souvenir Brochure available online NOW
plus JUST RELEASED: Limited Edition Lord of the Flies Tour poster only £5

BE INSPIRED BY OUR TALENTED DANCERS THIS SUMMER

BE INSPIRED BY OUR TALENTED DANCERS THIS SUMMER

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New Adventures lead summer workshops at The Place 11- 15th Aug

NEW WEBSITE FOR OUR THEATRE DESIGNER LEZ BROTHERSTON

NEW WEBSITE FOR OUR THEATRE DESIGNER LEZ BROTHERSTON

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Now you can keep up to date with Lez Brotherston's gorgeous designs on his new website!

Liam Mower returns to Billy Elliot The Musical for One Special Performance!

Liam Mower returns to Billy Elliot The Musical for One Special Performance!

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Liam Mower is set to return to Billy Elliot The Musical, the show that saw him win an Olivier Award in 2006 for playing the title role alongside James Lomas and George Maguire. 

Class of 2014!

Class of 2014!

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Great photo by Mikah Smillie of our GLASGOW cast of LORD OF THE FLIES,

Marcelo Gomes

Marcelo Gomes

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We welcome ballet superstar, MARCELO GOMES, who makes his debut in New Adventures SWAN LAKE as The Swan/Stranger for guest appearances in TOKYO only! Worth travelling to Japan for?

TELEGRAPH - 5 STAR REVIEW FOR LORD OF THE FLIES!

TELEGRAPH - 5 STAR REVIEW FOR LORD OF THE FLIES!

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Matthew Bourne's rendering of Lord of the Flies as dance is an extraordinary twist on an old tale, says Sarah Crompton

Meet the Plymouth #lotf boys!

Meet the Plymouth #lotf boys!

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Another group of fantastic young male talent! The boys take time out in sunny Plymouth for a group photo.

 

Swan Lake goes Down Under!

Swan Lake goes Down Under!

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From 16 October 2014, Swan Lake will play the Regent Theatre Melbourne for 2 weeks followed by 8 shows in Sydney

Sleeping Beauty Broadcast on US TV

Sleeping Beauty Broadcast on US TV

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Calling all USA Friends! Premiere USA TV screening next Friday 25th April at 9pm ET on PBS - Don't miss this chance to catch our latest Tchaikovsky hit in full HD!

MATTHEW BOURNE WINS THE DE VALOIS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT at the NDA'S

MATTHEW BOURNE WINS THE DE VALOIS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT at the NDA'S

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“He is a choreographer, a director, a story-teller, a magician, and like his early inspiration, Fred Astaire, he is the consummate entertainer” 

Re:Bourne News

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Watch highlights from our New Adventures/Re:Bourne launch event at Three Mills Studios September 2013. 

 

Watch our sneak peak video: Scissorhands photoshoot

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Dominic North and Ashley Shaw in costume at a publicity photoshoot with Hugo Glendinning. East London February 2014.