A review of the English National Ballet by Neil Norman in The Daily Express.
Thematically linked by The Great War, the programme provides much nourishment for brain and eye. Liam Scarlett's opening work, No Man's Land, is a fine example of how a young dancemaker can borrow from a master and make it his own.
.......The parade of tin-hatted Tommies and a concluding pas de deux of psychological weight inevitably invites comparisons with Kenneth MacMillan's WWI masterpiece Gloria, on which this is clearly modelled.
The Week offers a roundup of the critical reactions to the "Lest We Forget" program.
"This is exactly the kind of shot in the arm that English National Ballet needs," says Debra Craine in The Times. Three of Britain's top choreographers have created ballets that ignite the repertoire with their passion and reach.