Leticia Müller as Maggie Hobson and Michael O'Hare as Will Mossop; photo: Bill Cooper
Belfast Grand Opera House
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Sadler's Wells, London
The Lowry, Salford
Theatre Royal Plymouth
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Ashton Double bill
First Steps: a child's Swan Lake
Free pre-performance talks
Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare Triple bill
The Taming of the Shrew
Variations Triple bill (Birmingham)
Variations Triple bill (tour)
What do you get if you mix a story of boots, booze, love and laughter with an
award-winning choreographer? Hobson's Choice!
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
'What a fabulous way to spend an evening... a dose of Hobson's will light up your life no end'
'A family-friendly comic ballet, a happy story sweetly told'
The Sunday Telegraph
'A real treat and perfect escapism, which left a smile on everyone's face'
'David Bintley's ballet version of Harold Brighouse's play has almost as much popular appeal as Swan Lake'
Original play by Harold Brighouse. This adapted version is presented by special permission of Samuel French Ltd on behalf of the Harold Brighouse Estate.
Birmingham Hobson's Choice and Spring Passions leaflet
Approx 2 hours and 24 minutes
ACT I | ACT II | ACT III
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Pointe Blank at Six Eight Kafé
Alexander Campbell to guest in Hobson's Choice
Video: David Bintley on Hobson's Choice
Video: Hobson's Choice excerpt
Video: Hobson's Choice trailer
Five onstage Movember moments
Five mighty mice
Five pieces of art inspired by the Company
Fancy Feet: five ballets danced in unusual footwear
Music Paul Reade
Choreography David Bintley
Design Hayden Griffin
Lighting John B. Read
Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet, 13 February 1989, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden