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Ballet critic prompts 'sugar plum' spat

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The New York Times' dance critic Alastair Macaulay described the Sugar Plum Fairy in the New York City ballet's Nutcracker as looking as though she had "eaten one sugarplum too many". Chief dance critic of The Times Debra Craine and Creative Director of the Royal Opera House Deborah Bull debate whether or nor Mr Macaulay stepped over the line.


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