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Winter’s Tale from the Royal Ballet, The

Synopsis
The Royal Ballet’s staging by Christopher Wheeldon of Shakespeare’s play. Edward Watson is Leontes and Lauren Cuthbertson is Hermione. The Royal Opera House orchestra is conducted by David Briskin.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2015
Transmission details
25 Dec 2014 at 19:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Ross MacGibbon
Music
Joby Talbot
Production Design
Bob Crowley
Choreographer
Christopher Wheeldon
Cast
Edward WatsonLeontes, King of Sicily
Lauren CuthbertsonHermione
Sarah LambPerdita
Zenaida YanowskyPaulina
Beatriz Stix-BrunellYoung shepherdess
Bennet GartsideAntigonus
Federico BonelliPolixenes
Gary AvisOld Shepherd
Joe ParkerMamillius
Steven McRaeFlorizel
Tom WhiteheadServant
Valentino ZucchettiYoung Shepherd (Clown)

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Theatre company
Royal Ballet Company
Production type
Dance
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Dance; Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Released on DVD/Blu-Ray by Opus Arte January 2015.
History
The production premiered at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

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Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
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