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.


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.


More than worthy of five stars

05 Jun 13 - - 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.


Blade stunner! This ice queen is scorching hot.

04 Jun 13 - Scottish Daily Mail - Jenna ALEXANDER

THE Playhouse seats are very comfortable, but I used only a sliver as thin as an ice skater’s blade right at the very edge of mine thanks to the breathtaking action on stage. And what a stage!


Sleeping Beauty on Ice at The Lowry, Salford ****

03 Jun 13 - - Dave Cunningham

Efforts to widen the attraction of an art form are not always immediately popular. Musicals, for example, tend to be regarded as the poor relation of Opera. Similarly there is a risk that ballet fans may coolly receive a version of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ danced on ice. Yet the appeal of the production by The Imperial Ice Stars is so wide that only the most prejudiced of audiences could fail to find some aspect that satisfies.


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