ROH - Giselle
Trailer Image
ROH - Giselle

ROH - Giselle

Moderate injury detail.

BBFC 12A_RGB
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ENCORE PERFORMANCE, ORIGINALLY RECORDED IN 2016.

Giselle is the classic ballet of the Romantic era. It transformed the dance world when it was first performed in Paris in 1841 and remains at the centre of the classical repertory. Giselle’s essence has remained the same through many different productions in well over a century of continuous performance. Peter Wright’s production for The Royal Ballet is based on Marius Petipa’s classic version (after the original 1841 choreography by Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli), which was first staged in St Petersburg in 1884.

The role of Giselle provides the dancer with many technical and dramatic challenges, from the character’s early love to her poignant descent into madness and her final gesture of forgiveness from beyond the grave. The first act of the ballet is filled with historical detail and rustic colour. By contrast, the second, ‘white’ act plunges the audience into an eerie moonlit forest haunted by the ethereal Wilis. With its combination of memorable story and exquisite choreography, Giselle is the perfect way to discover classical ballet.
Read More

Show Times

Please select a time below to book for that time slot.

Times shown in RED are sold-out.

Sorry, there are no films on for the selected day.

Food orders for in screen dining need to be placed a minimum of 15 minutes before your showtime in order to be served at your seat prior to this feature.


Directed By: Peter Wright

Release Date: 2020-10-20

Running Time: 159 mins running time excl. ads + trailers