Reviews

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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Get your skates on for Sleeping Beauty ice show thriller

05 Jun 13 - Telegraph & Argus - Emma Clayton

Outside the sun is sizzling, but inside the Alhambra there’s a chill in the air.

The stage has been transformed into a shimmering ice rink for this spectacular version of Sleeping Beauty, performed entirely on skates.

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More than worthy of five stars

05 Jun 13 - whatsonstage.com - Veronica Crowley

When I knew the Imperial Ice Stars were coming back to the Mayflower I was indeed excited. I have lasting memories of their magnificent Swan Lake performed two years ago and feel yet again this production is more than worthy of five stars. The unadulterated uniqueness of these multi-talented artistes positively captivates their audience throughout the 90 minute performance.

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