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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella (Region B)

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Genres: Dance, Concert
Starring: Ashley Shaw, Andrew Monaghan, Michela Meazza, Liam Mower
Director: Matthew Bourne
Plot Synopsis:

A valentine to the power of love LA Times British dance s runaway success story The Observer A terrifically entertaining evening The Times A perfect treat Daily Telegraph Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story, set in London during the Second World War. Originally conceived in 1997 but recreated as a completely fresh production for it latest run, Cinderella is one of New Adventures most popular and beloved productions. Matthew Bourne s vivid storytelling has never been more heart-stopping and his interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical moment for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz. Designer Lez Brotherston s sumptuous costumes and sets won an Olivier Award for his original designs and this latest production sees Paul Groothuis s specially commissioned recording of Prokofiev s magnificent score played by a 60-piece orchestra in Surround Sound. Formed as part of the company s 30th-anniversary celebrations, Cinderella recreates the sights and sounds of a war-torn London with the help of Olivier Award-winning lighting designer, Neil Austin and Duncan McLean, whose video and projection designs provide a glorious backdrop to the dancing of a wonderful cast. The Blu-ray includes the new film, The Making of Cinderella, featuring interviews with cast members Ashley Shaw, Andrew Monaghan, Liam Mower and Michela Meazza as well as Matthew Bourne himself.