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Akram Khan injured

Posted on January 5, 2012


akramkhanlaurentzieglerAkram Khan has had to withdraw from upcoming performances due to an injured Achilles tendon. Khan (pictured) was due to perform in his solo show DESH, currently touring worldwide. He is expected to make a full recovery, and looks forward to returning to DESH and his other works in due course.

The UK performances of DESH at Sadler’s Wells from February 21–25 have been postponed until early October. The theatre is contacting all ticket holders.


Photograph: Laurent Ziegler


Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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