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Collections in Focus: Dance Card from World War II

1 April 2015

During the war the Royal Opera House was the superclub of its day - converted into a dance hall it played host to 1,500 jitterbugging dancers each night.

#MuseumWeek 2015: A look back on seven days of insights into our historic collections

30 March 2015

We dug through our treasure trove of 300 years of Covent Garden artifacts as part of this global social media event.

Explore the historic ROH Collections during #MuseumWeek

20 March 2015

We'll be giving unique glimpses into our collections along with thousands of other museums, theatres and galleries worldwide.

Rediscovering lost operas: The fluctuating fortunes of your favourite works

17 October 2014

With artworks hostage to fashion and cultural sentiment, why a little digging might unearth a new classic.

The Mariinsky in London: A look back at six decades of London performances

29 July 2014

The company, formerly known as the Kirov, have dazzled Covent Garden audiences on 11 occasions since 1961.

Benjamin Britten at the Royal Opera House: An uneasy partnership

28 June 2013

A look over this troubled relationship – and the glorious operas it produced.

Darcey Bussell photobook now available

19 November 2012

Former Royal Ballet Principal to sign copies the at Royal Opera House Shop.

Gallery: Kenneth MacMillan's career in photos

16 November 2012

Take a look at behind the scenes images of one of ballet's great choreographers.

Remembering the Covent Garden fires

5 November 2012

To celebrate Bonfire Night, a look back at the disasters that razed the ROH to the ground in 1808 and 1856.

Desert Island Discs: Balletic and Operatic Highlights

28 October 2012

Find out which ballet dancer loves Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Chile' and which opera singer listens to Cyndi Lauper.

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