Husband and wife duo Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée and Victoria Chaplin are, on the face of it, an odd pairing. He is your archetypal barmy old man with a head of unruly white curls, bulging eyes and a grin so wide it looks as though it’s been drawn on; she is the silent, ageless beauty with long, […]
Angel Rojas and Carlos Rodriguez are natural partners. Having jointly won the title of Most Outstanding Dancer at the National Spanish and Flamenco Dance Competition in 1994, the Madrid-born pair founded Nuevo Ballet Español the following year, and the have since toured a host of productions featuring their unique approach to Spanish and flamenco dance.
Having enjoyed the quick-stepping action of “Strictly Come Dancing” both from the comfort of my own sofa and live from the BBC studio itself, I wondered how the O2 Arena – with it’s whopping 20,000-person capacity – would compare in terms of intimacy. Can the simmering intensity of Argentine tango really come across in full […]