25 September 2015
Fifty years after the ballet had its premiere, we take a look at the beautiful costumes for MacMillan’s iconic ballet.
1 September 2015
Twelve giant silk banners tell the history of the Royal Opera House in a breathtaking installation as part of Deloitte Ignite 15.
18 August 2015
Spare a few minutes to take a look around before you head into a performance, and you'll see plenty of historic treasures in our front of house areas.
17 July 2015
A new donation to our Collections reveals a historic passion for that most archetypally British of things - queuing.
26 June 2015
Footage of the Company filming The Sleeping Beauty for TV and seeing the sights of New York has been donated to the ROH Collections.
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.
15 May 2015
Over 41 years, all the greats – including Plácido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa and Luciano Pavarotti – have performed in John Copley’s classic production.
Collections on the Move: the painstaking process of relocating the Royal Opera House’s invaluable historic archive
8 May 2015
Moving is always a nightmare, but it’s so much worse when you’ve a historic theatre collection to look after.
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.
30 March 2015
We dug through our treasure trove of 300 years of Covent Garden artifacts as part of this global social media event.