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I caught it on Thursday night, Ami; I missed it on Wednesday in preference of taking a cab to Sadlers Wells and seeing Checkmate and Lady and the Fool again.

I admit to finding the ballet itself rough going, but the cast was fine - I would guess that Nureyev had more charisma than Bonelli in the role, but Bonelli keeps getting better as a performer to me on every visit. In his green unitard and black eye-mask, Edward Watson looked for all the world like The Riddler.

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Thanks Leigh, for your thoughts. I agree with you about Bonelli, he's finally moving beyond being a Prince all the time, and I do think he's gaining in the details of some of his technique. It's nice to see!

I agree with you about the costume for Brighella - how did Ed dance it? With the costume and his over-the-top villain acting, Carlos Acosta could have jumped straight out of a comic book! Very different from the soul-exposing interpretations of Putrov and Chapman.

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