Ballets for hire

La Fille mal gardée 1960

  • Music Ferdinand Hérold
  • ChoreographyFrederick Ashton
  • Arranged by John Lanchbery
  • Designs Osbert Lancaster
  • LightingPeter Teigen
  • Roles(13 Female / 18 Male)
  • Number of acts3
  • Running Time 28 / 34 / 38 minutes

'Unmissable'

the sunday times

'Sweet and funny and replete with set-pieces - dancing chickens, adorable pony, ribbon pas de deux, Widow Simone's clog dance...'

the sunday telegraph

'Such a joyful and uplifting piece'

the stage

'It may be that there is no sunnier place than Ashton's La Fille mal gardée. Certainly there is no sunnier ballet'

the arts desk

'As finely wrought as an English comedy as My Fair Lady or The Importance of Being Earnest'

the daily telegraph