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22 Nov 2009

The Tsarina’s Slippers, Royal Opera House, London

By Andrew Clark [Financial Times, 22 November 2009]

Have you ever wondered what lies inside those gift-wrapped boxes that adorn department store windows in the run-up to Christmas? Their purpose is to entice consumers through the door but they work on the Russian doll principle. You unwrap layer after layer until you find there is nothing inside.

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