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The winter's tale / choreography, Christopher Wheeldon ; music, Joby Talbot ; a co-production of The Royal Ballet and The National Ballet of Canada ; director (for The Royal Ballet), Kevin O'Hare ; directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon ; a Royal Opera House production.

Video/Projected medium
  • London : Opus Arte, [2015]
  • ©2015
DVD DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary note:
A ballet based on Shakespeare's tragicomedy that focuses on King Leontes, who accuses his boyhood friend of betrayal, condemns his wife for adultery, and banishes his newborn daughter. The story is taken up fifteen years later when the wronged and innocent parties are re-united with the king who has since come to his senses and now lives in a state of perpetual grief and regret.
  • Ballet in a prologue and three acts.
  • Title precedes end credits.
  • Extras features (15 min.): From page to stage: Dancing The winter's tale; Perdita - The lost jewel; The music of The winter's tale; Cast gallery.
Creation/​Production credits:
Designer, Bob Crowley ; lighting designer, Natasha Katz ; bonus features produced and directed by Paul Wu ; editor, Steve Eveleigh.
Time and place of event:
Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, April 2014.
System details:
DVD; 16:9 anamorphic (for DVD); stereo or DTS digital surround; LPCM 2.0; 1 x DVD-9 double layer disc.; all regions, NTSC.
Edward Watson (Leontes), Lauren Cuthbertson (Hermione), Sarah Lamb (Perdita), Joe Parker (Mamillius), Zenaida Yanowsky (Paulina), Bennet Gartside (Antigonus), Federico Bonelli (Polixenes), Steven McRae (Florizel), Thomas Whitehead (Steward), Gary Avis (Father Shepherd), Valentino Zucchetti (Brother Clown), Beatriz Stix-Brunell (Young Shepherdess), artists of The Royal Ballet ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; David Briskin, conductor.
Notes in English, French, and German (23 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
  • Ballet films.
  • Drama.
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Filmed ballets.
Other title(s):
Winter's tale (Choreographic work : Wheeldon)
Publisher no.:
OA 1156 D
Universal Product Code:
  • 809478011569
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