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By season

Spring 2014
Summer 2014

By venue

Birmingham Hippodrome
Buxton Opera House
Durham Gala
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Sunderland Empire Theatre
The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham
The Lighthouse, Poole
Theatre Royal Nottingham
Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

By show

Beauty and the Beast
Darkness and Light
IDFB 2014 Programme One
IDFB 2014 Programme Two
La Fille mal gardée
North tour spring 2014
South tour spring 2014

North-East tour spring 2012

Lyric Pieces | Pineapple Poll | Hobson's Choice: Clog Dance and Lily of Laguna | Elite Syncopations: Bethena Concert Waltz | Don Quixote: Pas de deux

There are no performances listed for North-East tour spring 2012

This breathtaking programme presents a work from great British choreographer John Cranko, alongside a brand-new ballet, and thrilling excerpts from some of the world-famous classics with which Birmingham Royal Ballet has made its name.

An exciting new work from award-winning American choreographer, Jessica Lang. Set to romantic piano miniatures by Edvard Grieg, this is her first work for a major European company.

Birmingham Royal Ballet once again brings you a selection of stunning exceprts from some of the world's best-loved ballets. This year's excerpts include a section of Giselle Act II. Further details to be confirmed. PINEAPPLE POLL
What might a classic cartoon look like if brought to life on stage? With the aid of a foot-tapping medley of the best of Gilbert and Sullivan and the comic choreographic touch of John Cranko, this is your opportunity to find out.

When the dashing Captain Belaye arrives in town, the female population swoon! Chief amongst them is Poll. Whilst half-heartedly dodging the attentions of Jasper, the Potboy at a local inn, she finds herself leading a band of desperate, love-lorn ladies, all seeking the attentions of the admirable officer, who is unwittingly taking the town by storm.

Wrapped up in his own little world, when will the oblivious Captain Belaye notice that half his crew have mysteriously shrunk and don't seem very at home in their beards?


Don Quixote: Pas de deux

Music Ludwig Minkus
Choreography Marius Petipa

Hobson's Choice: Clog Dance and Lily of Laguna

Music Paul Reade
Choreogrpahy David Bintley

Lyric Pieces

Music Edvard Grieg
Choreography Jessica Lang
Costumes Elena Comendador
Lighting Nicole Pearce

Pineapple Poll

Music Arthur Sullivan
Arranged by Charles Mackerras
Choreography John Cranko
Designs Osbert Lancaster
Lighting Neil Austin
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