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The Winter's Tale Blu-ray (The Royal Ballet) 2014

Christopher Wheeldon draws on the same music and design team used for the hugely popular Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to create an evocative reimagining of The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare's enduring story of jealousy, compassion and forgiveness. Featuring the outstanding original cast that includes Ed Watson, Lauren Cuthbertson, Zenaida Yanowsky and Federico Bonelli, The Winter's Tale has become a classic of modern ballet.

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Leontes: Edward Watson
Perdita: Sarah Lamb
Paulina: Zenaida Yanowsky
Florizel: Steven McRae
Polixennes: Federico Bonelli
Hermione: Lauren Cuthbertson
Artists of The Royal Ballet

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: David Briskin
Music: Joby Talbot
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Designs: Bob Crowley

Plus: From Page to Stage: Dancing The Winter's Tale; Introductions to Acts II and III; Cast Gallery

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Format: Blu-ray
Duration: 119 +15 mins
Year: 2015

"Christopher Wheeldon’s new three-act version of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is a triumph."
 The Telegraph

"A game-changer for Wheeldon" The Guardian

"The staging is a visual triumph, potent, evocative, eye-delighting." The Financial Times


National Dance Awards 2015: Winner - Best Classical Choreography

Olivier Awards 2015: Nominated - Outstanding Achievement in Dance