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Frankenstein Digital Programme


Supported by Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Introduction to the ballet


A full synopsis of this production of Frankenstein

Live Cinema cast Wednesday 18 May 2016

Principles of Life and Death

Will Richmond explores some of the true stories and scientific discoveries behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Rehearsal photographs

Production photographs

Watch: Frankenstein trailer

Exclusively in your digital programme, watch the Frankenstein cinema trailer before it is released on the Royal Opera House website

Exclusive film: Liam Scarlett and Steven McRae working in the studio on the character of The Creature

Choreographer Liam Scarlett and Principal Steven McRae working in the studio on the character of The Creature

Mary Shelley and the novel

A chronology of Mary Shelley and the writing of her novel, Frankenstein

Lowell Liebermann

Composer Lowell Liebermann on composing the music for Frankenstein

Learning to belong – The Wild Boy of Aveyron

Alex Laffer explores a fascinating parallel story from around the time Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein

Watch: Liam Scarlett on creating Frankenstein

Liam Scarlett talks about creating Frankenstein and the inspiration he took from Mary Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece.