24 May 2017
The pair's unique chemistry elevated Ashton's ballet to the point it became sacred to other dancers – only recently has that begun to change.
18 May 2017
Why did Liszt abandon a life of wild excess to forge a radical (and risky) new path?
15 May 2017
Nicholas Hytner, Keith Warner and Joby Talbot explore the Bard's legacy within opera and ballet.
2 May 2017
Join the Company as they prepare to perform three of Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton's best-loved works.
Cast confirmation: Alessandra Ferri, Roberto Bolle and Sergei Polunin return to dance in Marguerite and Armand in June 2017
11 April 2017
Former dancers and guest artists of The Royal Ballet return to Covent Garden as part of a mixed programme of works by Frederick Ashton.
13 February 2017
We've scoured the repertory in search of the most romantic ballets for Valentine's Day.
14 October 2016
Dramatic and romantic moments in ballets including Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet are classical dance’s beating heart.
7 October 2016
Cartoonist Osbert Lancaster's designs for Frederick Ashton’s bucolic masterpiece have drawn criticism over the years – but they play an important part in the ballet’s larger-than-life charm.
28 September 2016
The Royal Ballet 2016/17 Season opens with the founding choreographer’s joyful ballet.
20 September 2016
Much more than a charming set-piece with some snazzy shoes, Ashton’s delightful Lancastrian clog dance draws on traditions that are both English and international.