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Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to Birmingham Hippodrome, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences and critics across the UK and the USA.
The Red Shoes is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.
Based on the classic Powell and Pressburger film and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, and set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes is orchestrated by Terry Davies, with cinematic designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Paul Groothuis.
Evenings 7.30pm plus 2pm matinee on Thursday & 2.30pm Saturday
New dance theatre show based on the songs of Sting and featuring choreography from triple Olivier Award nominee Kate Prince.
Birmingham Royal Ballet's staging of the greatest love story returns to the Hippodrome.
Every child’s favourite fairy tale, this is the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score. S...