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English National Ballet

The Sleeping Beauty

Fall under the spell of Kenneth MacMillan’s fairy tale classic.

06 Jun - 16 Jun 2018

The malevolent Fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora to 100 years’ slumber, by a single prick of her finger on her 16th birthday. Doomed by fate, only a Prince’s sweet kiss can break the spell and awaken the sleeping beauty.

The bewitching and dark fairy-tale is brought to life in Kenneth MacMillan’s exquisite production; ‘a masterclass in classical style’ (The Guardian), with ‘some of the most ravishing steps in the 19th century repertory.’

Visually stunning with Peter Farmer’s sumptuous set, and elaborate costumes by Nicholas Georgiadas, this gorgeously classical production features Tchaikovsky’s ravishing score played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

This revival coincides with the recent anniversary of MacMillan’s death, and follows the Company’s performances of MacMillan’s masterpiece Song of the Earth in the autumn/winter.

Image credit: Fernanda Oliveira in English National Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty © Laurent Liotardo.

'Beautiful dancing, sterling musicianship… a real treat.'

The Daily Telegraph

'Ravishingly grand.'

Financial Times

'A stunning production of the world’s greatest ballet.'

Daily Express

'The designs by Nicholas Georgiadis remain breathtaking.'

The Guardian

'A grand display piece for the whole company.'

Sunday Times

9 Evening Performances Remaining
4 Matinee Performances Remaining

Tickets from £14 to £79*
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*London Coliseum charges a £1.50 booking fee per ticket, to a maximum of £6 per transaction.

For more information, please contact the London Coliseum on 020 7845 9300 or box.office@eno.org



Alina Cojocaru and Joseph Caley

Princess Aurora and Prince Desirée

6 Jun 7.30pm, 8 Jun 7.30pm, 14 Jun 2pm

Erina Takahashi and Aitor Arrieta

Princess Aurora and Prince Desirée

7 Jun 2pm, 9 Jun 7.30pm, 13 Jun 7.30pm

Maria Alexandrova and Aaron Robison

Princess Aurora and Prince Desirée

7 Jun 7.30pm, 12 Jun 7.30pm, 15 Jun 7.30pm

Jurgita Dronina and Isaac Hernandez

Princess Aurora and Prince Desirée

9 Jun 2.30pm, 14 Jun 7.30pm, 16 Jun 7.30pm

Shiori Kase and Cesar Corrales

Princess Aurora and Prince Desirée

16 Jun 2.30pm