Cross dressing, silly costumes, and even
dafter slapstick – is this another Theatre Royal pantomime? Oh no it is isn’t!
It’s The Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s take on one of the oldest
One of the spookiest tales in ballet, Giselle tells the tale of the titular peasant girl, who dies of a broken heart when she discovers her lover – the disguised Count Albrecht – is set to marry another.Explore More
Coppelia is certainly one of the latter, with a frothy and entertaining story of a pair of young lovers split up by an all-too-convincing toymaker’s doll, a high-spirited house break, attempted death by magic and – finally – a marriage and presumably happiness ever after.Explore More