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Articles tagged with "John MacFarlane"

BBC Four to broadcast Frankenstein on 30 October 2016

25 October 2016

Watch the TV premiere of Liam Scarlett's first full-length ballet for The Royal Ballet.

Watch: The gruesome influences that shaped the staging of The Royal Ballet's Frankenstein

20 May 2016

Designer John Macfarlane gives an up-close look at the ballet's sets which include a full-size anatomy theatre complete with gory prop cadaver.

Ballet Essentials: Frankenstein

14 April 2016

Our quick introduction to Liam Scarlett’s new full-length ballet, inspired by Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece.

Watch: John Macfarlane on designing Frankenstein — 'We kept coming back to something that was so simple' 

13 April 2016

The designer on the challenges of adapting Mary Shelley's novel, and creating authentic period costumes that allow for the freedom of 21st century dance.

Watch: Frankenstein live-streamed Insight event

31 March 2016

Join choreographer Liam Scarlett and designer John Macfarlane for an introduction to this new Royal Ballet production before its world premiere.

Ballet Essentials: Serenade / Sweet Violets / DGV: Danse à grande vitesse

14 May 2014

A quick guide to The Royal Ballet's triple programme of one-act ballets by Balanchine, Scarlett and Wheeldon.

Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Murder: The inspiration for Liam Scarlett's Sweet Violets

30 April 2014

The artist's fascination with a 1907 murder has fuelled a variety of conspiracy theories.

Peter Grimes: a short guide

23 June 2011

Our quick guide to Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece.