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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Blu-ray (The Royal Ballet) 2017

 

  • Christopher Wheeldon magically captured the twists and turns of Lewis Carroll’s classic story, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, in this wonderful ballet. Bob Crowley’s vivid sets and costumes take us down the rabbit hole into a colourful world full of curious creatures and captivating characters while Joby Talbot’s original score is full of sweeping melodies and contemporary sounds. Lauren Cuthbertson stars as the inquisitive Alice, with Federico Bonelli as the charming Knave of Hearts, Steven McRae as the tap-dancing Mad Hatter and Laura Morera as the formidable Queen of Hearts. This exuberant and engaging ballet is spectacular entertainment for the whole family.

    Also available on DVD

    The original cast recording from 2011 is available too. Just click here to have a look

    Alice: Lauren Cuthbertson
    Jack/The Knave of Hearts: Federico Bonelli
    Lewis Carroll/The White Rabbit: James Hay
    Mother/The Queen of Hearts: Laura Morera
    Father/The King of Hearts: Christopher Saunders
    Magician/Mad Hatter: Steven McRae
    Rajah/The Caterpillar: Fernando Montano
    The Duchess: Gary Avis
    Vicar/The March Hare: Paul Kay
    Verger/The Dormouse: Romany Pajdak
    The Cook: Kristen McNally
    Artists of The Royal Ballet

    Orchestra of The Royal Opera House
    Conductor:
     Koen Kessels
    Music: Joby Talbot
    Choreographer:
     Christopher Wheeldon
    Designs: Bob Crowley

    Plus: Introduction; Bob Crowley talks about the costumes; Wheeldon’s tap-dancing Hatter

    Picture: 16:9
    Region code: All Regions
    Format: Blu-ray
    Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES
    Sound: LPCM 2.0, DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio
    Duration: 138 mins
    Year: 2017



  • "Alice is at it again... It’s a joy to look at and packed with featured roles that show off the Royal Ballet’s strength in depth."
     The Observer

    "Laura Morera... absolutely nails her twin roles as Alice’s mother and (supremely) the Queen of Hearts. Also deserving of plaudits are Fernando Montaño’s impossibly slinky Caterpillar, David Yudes’s spring-loaded Frog, and Gary Avis’s operatically OTT Duchess. But top marks go, above all, to Lauren Cuthbertson." Daily Telegraph