Tales of Beatrix Potter DVD / Blu-ray Disc (The Royal Ballet)


  • The original 1971 film version of Frederick Ashton's utterly charming ballet. Mr Jeremy Fisher, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin, Pigling Bland – indeed all the delightful and famous Beatrix Potter characters – come to life in this colourful and imaginative musical interpretation of Potter's tales.

    Tales of Beatrix Potter is choreographed by Ashton, composed and scored by John Lanchbery, and danced by members of The Royal Ballet. Five of the famed Victorian author's most well-known stories – with guest appearances by other characters – are linked together to present an enchanting story-line that will thrill adults and children alike.

    The stage version is also available on DVD & Blu-ray

    Mrs Tiggy-Winkle: Frederick Ashton
    Pigling Bland / Peter Rabbit: Alexander Grant
    Mrs Tittlemouse: Julie Wood
    Johnny Townmouse: Keith Martin
    Jemima Puddleduck: Ann Howard
    Fox: Robert Mead
    Black Berkshire Pig: Brenda Last
    Jeremy Fisher: Michael Coleman
    Squirrel Nutkin / Tom Thumb: Wayne Sleep
    Hunca Munca: Lesley Collier
    Owl: Leslie Edwards
    Artists of The Royal Ballet

    Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
    Conductor:John Lanchbery
    Music: John Lanchbery
    Choreography: Frederick Ashton
    Designs: Christine Edzard
    Director: Reginald Mills

    DVD Info:
    Running time: 86 mins
    Picture: 1.66:1
    Sound: 2.0 Stereo
    Region code: 2
    Format: PAL ( Please check your DVD player is PAL compatible)

    Blu-ray Info:
    Running time: 89 mins
    Picture: 1.66:1
    Sound: 2.0 Stereo LPCM
    HD standard: 1080p
    Region code: B (Europe)