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Christopher Wheeldon's new work is The Royal Ballet’s first full-length Shakespeare adaptation for almost 50 years.



By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

3 April 2014 at 12.58pm | Comment on this article

With not long to go until the opening night of Christopher Wheeldon's The Winter's Tale on 10 April, The Royal Ballet is putting the final touches to the Company's first new Shakespeare adaptation in almost 50 years.

Christopher has reunited the creative team that made Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with Bob Crowley designing and Joby Talbot composing another memorable score.

The production features two casts, each with six Principal roles.

The Winter's Tale runs from 10 April - 8 May 2014. Tickets are still available.
The performance on 28 April will be relayed live to cinemas around the world. Find your nearest cinema and sign up to our mailing list.

The production is a co-production with the National Ballet of Canada. It is generously supported by the Monument Trust with additional philanthropic support from Mrs Susan A Olde OBE, Celia Blakey, Sarah and Lloyd Dorfman, Simon & Virginia Robertson, The Taylor Family Foundation, Lady Ashcroft, Mr and Mrs Edward Atkin CBE, the Metherell Family, Richard and Delia Baker, Kenneth and Susan Green, D W Hancock, Randa Khoury, Lindsay and Sarah Tomlinson, Doug and Ceri King, Gail and Gerald Ronson through The Gerald Ronson Foundation, Victoria Sharp, John and Susan Burns, The Winter’s Tale Production Syndicate and an anonymous donor

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