18 February 2016
The Royal Ballet's classic production is 70 years old this year.
25 September 2015
Fifty years after the ballet had its premiere, we take a look at the beautiful costumes for MacMillan’s iconic ballet.
22 September 2015
MacMillan made ballet history with his first full-length ballet.
3 June 2015
This new donation from a former horn player with the ROH Orchestra gives a glimpse into life on The Royal Ballet’s 1949 and 1953 tours.
1 September 2014
How ancient mythological stories continue to inspire choreographers and dancers.
28 February 2014
1914 and the First World War saw Covent Garden in a number of guises - from fancy dress ball venue to furniture store.
14 February 2014
Sleeping Beauty performance from 1959 will feature in BBC Ballet Season.
16 October 2013
A quick introduction to Kenneth MacMillan's adaptation of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy.
11 December 2012
100 years after its London premiere, we take a look at the origins of one of the great Russian ballets.
6 December 2012
From The Rite of Spring to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, ballet's specially-created roles.