Billy Elliott

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo in action. Photograph: Zoran Jelenic

Hanging out with members of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male comedy ballet company, presents dichotomies at every turn. Onstage they(...)

The scene during the New York Joffrey Ballet Company auditions at the Dance Theatre, Dublin, earlier this month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When Aisling Wright-Goff packed up to leave her internship with New York’s Joffrey Ballet School last summer, she reflected on how the experience had (...)

The Commitments at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End. Photograph: Johan Persson

Killian Donnelly, who plays the lead in the musical of Roddy Doyle’s The Commitments, is settling into life in the Palace Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenu(...)

An examination of the Mayo football “curse”, the true Billy Elliott story and a history of revered rugby stadium, Thomond Park, are just some of the h(...)

Banners are displayed outside Easington Colliery Club and Institute by former miners on the 20th anniversary of the closure of the colliery. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Just as the funeral proceedings were starting in London, a world away, in the old pit village of Easington Colliery, the former D(...)