The Sleeping Beauty Digital Programme
A digital programme containing specially selected films, articles and exclusives to bring you closer to the production.
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Welcome to your Digital Programme for The Sleeping Beauty, from Kevin O'Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet
Bringing Beauty Back to the Stage: 1946 to 2006.
A full, illustrated synopsis of this production in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch
Watch: exclusive film
Monica Mason and Christopher Newton talk about their production of The Sleeping Beauty
Straight to the Pointe
An exclusive look at the challenge of dancing the role of Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, with exclusive film clips.
Production photos (1946)
Images of The Royal Ballet's iconic 1946 production of The Sleeping Beauty (photographed by Frank Sharman)
Highlights from previous revivals of The Royal Ballet's magnificent production
Watch: From Fairytale to Ballet (exclusive film)
How the well-known folk tale became one of the world's best loved ballets, including an exclusive interview film with Laura McCulloch and Kristen McNally, who dance the roles of the Lilac Fairy and Carabosse
The Colour of Magic
The classic designs for The Sleeping Beauty were given a new lease of life in 2011. Amanda Holloway tells the story.
The Music of The Sleeping Beauty
Tchaikovsky and his score, with excerpts from a recording of The Sleeping Beauty
Full Live Cinema cast 28 February 2017
Available from 28 February 2017
As with all live performances there can be last minute changes to the announced cast. Once the cast of the Live Cinema broadcast on 28 February 2017 is confirmed, you will find a full listing here.
Production team, Conductor and Principal dancers for this Season's performances
Performances, screenings, timings and Royal Ballet staff