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Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling – A Romantic Wee Ballet

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Matthew Bourne's imaginative reworking of the classic romantic ballet La Sylphide is back. Read More >

Highland Fling tells the story of James, a young Glaswegian who is lured from his nuptial bed by an unearthly siren. As his love for this beautiful ‘Sylph’ becomes an obsession, he embarks on a journey that takes him from the mean streets and nightclubs of Glasgow into a magical world beyond. This gothic fable of winged fairies and kilted laddies – filled with all the wild excesses of romanticism – has been given an ingenious make-over by Matthew Bourne and is packed with all the trademark wit, sparkle and humour of the recent Swan Lake and Nutcracker!

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 26/08/2005

Closing Night: 03/09/2005

Running time: 1h42

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Cast & Creative


Director - Matthew Bourne

Choreographer - Matthew Bourne

Lighting Designer - Paule Constable

Set Designer - Lez Brotherston

Sound - Paul Groothuis

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