Fagin's Twist review – hip-hop Dickens show is full of artful dodging

The Place, London
Street dance meets Victorian workhouse as choreographer Tony Adigun imagines the childhoods of Oliver Twist’s villains

Street dance might seem an odd style for a Dickensian tale, but in choreographer Tony Adigun’s imaginative if flawed version of Oliver Twist, the nifty footwork and ducking and weaving suits all the pickpocketing and scamming in the story. Adigun also uses hip-hop’s taut formations and face-offs to suggest close-knit gangs and the tensions within them.

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Source: Guardian Dance News

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