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The Winter's Tale

28 April 2014


The world premiere of a new full-length ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, based on Shakespeare’s enduring tale of love, loss and reconciliation.

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Digital Guide

Royal Opera House Guide to The Winter's Tale

£2.99 - A digital guide containing specially selected films, articles, photos, updates and exclusives to bring you closer to the production.

News and features

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    The Winter’s Tale to be screened live in cinemas on 28 April 2014

    Digital Guide includes photographs, films and exclusive features to bring you closer to the production.

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