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Alan Yentob is a Plank!

Those of you who don’t live in the UK and don’t indulge in soporific BBC documentaries on the arts may have little or no clue at all about who Alan Yentob is. So read on dear reader and let us enlighten you! Mr Yentob has spent his entire life working for the BBC in one […]

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Being Fired For Effect?

There are a couple of tricks in the film business that are recommended for all of those new to the game. If you’re the director then always print the very first shot you take so the rest of the crew have confidence in you and the second one is hire someone just so you can […]

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The Sad Kitchen

If you have been paying attention you will remember the story we told you a few weeks ago about Sadler’s Wells/londondance.com “launching” a “new” video player on their respective websites. Both sites are run by the London theatre. It turns out that this “new player” was nothing more than a video hosting platform called Brightcove, […]

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Dance Umbrella Goes Global!

Here in the UK you may not be too familiar with the US cable news channel MSNBC, a 24 hour operation operated by NBC and, oddly enough, Microsoft. With that in mind you may be startled to learn that they ran a quick segment on Dance Umbrella. Before folks get too excited about this global […]

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Why The Hate?

Why do they do it? Why do they hate dancers so? What have they done to deserve it? Why, why why? What the hell are we talking about you ask? Among their many crimes in the online space The Place and Londondance.com’s most egregious sin is wasting the time of professional dancers looking for work. […]