Based on the film by MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER and the HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN fairytale. Music by BERNARD HERRMANN.
THE DOUBLE OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT RETURNS
A sell-out before its world premiere tour opened in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns after winning two Olivier Awards and dazzling audiences across the UK and the USA.
The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.
Set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes is orchestrated by Terry Davies, with cinematic designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Paul Groothuis.
Join Ballet Theatre UK as they delve into the romantic world of Jane Austen with their classical adaptation of Sense and Sensibility.
Following the lives of the Dashwood sisters, this full-length ballet explores the romantic twists and turns of society life in the late 18th century. One is charmed by the goodness of a gent while the other is swept off her feet by a dashing and mysterious man. Torn between following the heart and head the girls experience love and heart break as they seek to find their place in society.
Set to a glorious score, true to the era, this ballet holds the essence of a true period drama combing heart wrenching pas de deux and stunning classical ballet. Featuring striking costumes and set, inspired by iconic British artists of the ear (Gainsborough/Turner) this production promises to be a highlight of your season.
Sense and Sensibility will leave you wondering ‘When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?’
“A ballet company of great achievement” - The Dancing Times
“Glittering costumes, expressive dancers . . . a pleasure to witness a production of this calibre” - Dance Europe