BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET COMES TO MAYFLOWER THIS MONTH

A national tour of David Bintley’s gothic fairytale comes to
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton: 30 January – 2 February 2019

The storybook fantasy of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast unfolds on a national tour coming to Mayflower Theatre from 30 January to 2 February 2019. Love conquers all in David Bintley’s mysterious and magical production, which highlights the intriguing darkness of the original 18th century fairytale.

A cruel Prince, cursed to spend the rest of his life living in a fantastical castle with the animals he callously hunted, finds salvation in the heart of a beautiful girl.

Caught stealing a single rose, Belle’s desperate father exchanges his youngest daughter’s freedom for his own life. In his distant castle the Beast, stripped of his handsome features and his very humanity, must win her heart, or spend the rest of his life in bitter solitude…

In this enchanting story of inner beauty, witness transformations, wild waltzes, soaring birds and a relationship between Belle and the Beast that is at first terrifying, but ultimately serene and beautiful.

Tickets for Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast (30 January to 2 February 2019) are on sale via Mayflower Theatre Box Office tel: 02380 711811 or online at mayflower.org.uk. Ovation Restaurant bookings: 02380 711833

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