Chi Cao as the Beast; photo: Bill Cooper
Belfast Grand Opera House
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
Sadler's Wells Theatre
Sunderland Empire Theatre
Theatre Royal Plymouth
Darkness and Light
La Fille mal gardée
Penguin Café (Sunderland)
The Prince of the Pagodas
The Sleeping Beauty
Three of a Kind
Beauty and the Beast
A towering gothic fairytale from the creator of Birmingham Royal Ballet's
★ ★ ★ ★
'Marion Tait's grotesque Grandmère was delightful in her geriatric naughtiness'
The Financial Times
'A story of genuine poignancy'
The Evening Standard
'A terrific gothic fairytale told with passion and wit'
'Sinister and comic by turns'
'One of the finest ballets in BRB's repertoire'
Approx 2 hours and 10 minutes
Prologue | ACT I | ACT II
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Five splashes of sunshine
Five pieces of choreography based on bird movements
Video: Beauty and the Beast, Act I pas de deux
Artsfest 2011 performance
Beauty and the Beast to tour to Salford in 2012
The darker side of Marion Tait
New Beauty and the Beast clip added
The Beasts within
Beauty and the Beast clip now on-line
Sunderland autumn season on sale from Tuesday 11 March
Music Glenn Buhr
Choreography David Bintley
Design Philip Prowse
Lighting Mark Jonathan
Birmingham Royal Ballet, 1 December 2003, Birmingham Hippodrome