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ENO Akram Khan’s Giselle

Dir: Akram Khan
Cast: Tamara Rojo, James Streeter, Jeffrey Cirio, Stina Quagebeur
105mins   2017   UK   12A   

One of the greatest romantic ballets, Giselle has been re-imagined by celebrated choreographer Akram Khan with Artistic Director and Lead Principal of English National Ballet, Tamara Rojo, dancing the role of Giselle, one of a community of migrant workers cast out of their jobs in a condemned garment factory. With staging and costumes by Academy Award-winning Tim Yip (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), the ballet has won an Olivier Award and the South Bank Sky Arts Award for English National Ballet, received rapturous 5-star reviews and was sold out when performed at London's Sadler's Wells.

Filmed live at the Liverpool Empire in October 2017.

★★★★★ - The Independent
★★★★★ - The Stage
★★★★ - The Times
★★★★ - The Guardian