Gareth Bailey and Roseanna Frascona as Johnny Castle and Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman in ‘Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage’. Photograph: Chris Nash

Dance is “one of the only pure languages”, if the late Patrick Swayze was to be believed. On stage – “without the luxury or hindrance of words” – t(...)

Dawn O’Porter in Dublin last weekend. Photograph: Cathal Burke/

When you’re married to the greatest love of your life and the only thing you would change about yourself is your “flat bum”, life is good. “How lovel(...)