BBC Arts are showing a live stream of Birmingham Royal Ballet's The Swan at 3pm today, 8 April.

Presented by Birmingham Royal Ballet Director Carlos Acosta, this performance will include: Principal Cellist António Novais, Principal Dancer Céline Gittens & Principal Pianist Jonathan Higgins.

BRB have launched Home from Home, its own online offer in collaboration with the BBC Arts virtual programme, Culture in Quarantine.

The first streamed performance will be a short but deeply engaging classic: The Swan.

Carlos Acosta has said: "This is a dance of promises, it represents the end of something and the beginning of something else, and in these crazy times that we are living we all need a new beginning."

The Swan shows at 3pm on 8 April via and