Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

The McCarthy97 minutes (no interval)Cinema, Event Cinema

The double Olivier-award-winning smash hit


Directed & Choreographed by Matthew Bourne
Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale

Key Cast:

Ashley Shaw as Victoria Page
Adam Cooper as Boris Lermontov
Dominic North as Julian Craster

Price: £12

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes Image

Matthew Bourne’s ‘gorgeous take on the film classic’ (★★★★ The Times) comes to cinemas for the first time.

Winner of two Olivier Awards, The Red Shoes is an ‘utterly enthralling’ (★★★★★ Daily Express) tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.

Matthew Bourne’s magical adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger film is set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, the production is orchestrated by Terry Davies, with stunning designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Paul Groothuis and projection design by Duncan McLean.

Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells in London especially for cinemas. This ‘cinematic masterpiece re-Bourne on stage’ (★★★★ Evening Standard) will dazzle your senses and break your heart.

★★★★ ‘Enthralling. Richly satisfying’
The Guardian

★★★★ ‘Matthew Bourne works his magic. Blissful’
The Daily Telegraph

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