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La Fille Mal Gardée – photo by Bill Cooper, ROH

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La Fille Mal Gardée, one of the most popular works in the Royal Ballet's reportoire, returns to the Covent Garden stage. Read More >

La Fille Mal Gardée, one of the most popular works in the Royal Ballet’s reportoire, returns to the Covent Garden stage.

Full of charm, the story follows the youthful affections of Lise and Colas as they arrange their secret romance right under the nose of Lise’s protective mother, Widow Simone.

Frederick Ashton’s delightful choreography brings alive the storybook village – from its dancing hens to the merrymaking villagers – with a vibrant mix of joyous ensembles, characterful solos and romantic pas de deux.


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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 26/04/2012

Closing Night: 16/05/2012

Running time: 2h15 with 1 interval

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Cast & Creative


Yuhui Choe, Laura Morera, Alina Cojocaru, Roberta Marquez, Marianela Nunez, Steven McRae, Carlos Acosta, Johan Kobborq, Ricardo Cervera


Designer - Osbert Lancaster

Choreographer - Frederick Ashton

Conductor - Barry Wordsworth

Music By - Ferdinand Herold

About Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD

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