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Review: The Nutcracker On Ice (London Palladium) ****

27 Oct 13 - So So Gay - Sham Thebus

There is no doubt that December is almost on your doorstep when you get to see a Christmas classic like The Nutcracker. The London Palladium opens its doors for 14 shows only, allowing the Imperial Ice Stars to bring their enchanting new production to UK shores. It also marks the first time nearly 36 years that its stage was transformed into an ice rink. Originally performed as a ballet production, to Tchaikovsky's most famous score, it was interesting to see how this timeless story was transformed and opened to a wider audience by being performed on ice.

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The Nutcracker on Ice – London Palladium, London ****

26 Oct 13 - The Public Reviews - Robert Cottingham

The Nutcracker is such a classic that no matter what guise it comes in, any iteration of it is surely almost guaranteed to be a success. And so it proves with The Imperial Ice Stars’ production, which touts the inclusion of Keith Chegwin and Olga Shuratenko as guest stars. But make no mistake, the troupe of dancers, with 250 championship and Olympic medals among them, are the real stars here.

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The Nutcracker on Ice review

26 Oct 13 - entertainment-focus.com - Sarah Bargiela

The Imperial Ice Stars have brought to the ice rink some of the most entertaining plays and are now bringing more delight with their adaptation of The Nutcracker. Following the success of their version of the Swan Lake, The Imperial Ice Stars are ready to dazzle audiences once more with their unique show. The troupe has performed to almost four million people across five continents and have toured in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany in the Middle East and many more. Friday night they played the Palladium in London and we were there to find out what the fuss was all about.

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Keith Chegwin gets a crack at serious role

10 Oct 13 - The Express - Day & Night

IN A touring production of The Nutcracker On Ice performed by a troupe with 250 Olympic and championships medals among them, what is the one thing that’s missing? Keith Chegwin of course.

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Espectacular Cascanueces sobre hielo

14 Dec 12 - Aforo Libre - Alfonso Urdiain Hermoso de Mendoza

El Cervantes se transformó en una pista de hielo para conjugar patinaje artístico, ballet, magia, circo y musical en un vistoso y elegante espectáculo.

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