The Royal Ballet

15/03/2004
  |  Buy to Own: 15/03/2004
  |  240 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
The Royal Ballet Film Poster

Synopsis

Margot Fonteyn leads the Royal Ballet in this 1960 showcase which was filmed at the Royal Opera House. The footage includes three performances in which Michael Somes partners the prima ballerina, comprising Stravinsky's 'The Firebird', Act II of Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake' and Henze's 'Ondine' for which choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton specifically created the title role for Fonteyn.