Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Cinderella (2DVD)

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Christopher Wheeldon, The Royal Ballet, Dutch National Ballet

Here in all their whimsy and vivid charm is a pair of fairy-tale masterpieces from choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. His brilliant adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s surreal Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, choreographed for The Royal Ballet where he is Artistic Associate, is described by The Times as ‘spectacular family entertainment brought to life with enormous theatrical verve’. His innovative re-imagining of Cinderella for Dutch National Ballet, to Prokofiev’s celebrated and colourful score, gives the characters renewed depth and complexity, creating a truly magical experience.

Prokofiev: Cinderella
Anna Tsygankova (Cinderella), Matthew Golding (Prince Guillaume), Larissa Lezhnina (Stepmother Hortensia), Megan Zimny Gray (Stepsister Edwina), Nadia Yanowsky (Stepsister Clementine)
Dutch National Ballet, Ermanno Florio

Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lauren Cuthbertson (Alice), Sergei Polunin (Jack/The Knave of Hearts), Edward Watson (Lewis Carroll/The White Rabbit), Zenaida Yanowsky(Mother/The Queen of Hearts), Steven McRae (Mad Hatter)
The Royal Ballet, Barry Wordsworth

Running time: 289 minutes