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Beauty & the Beast

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Memory game

Behind these circles are pairs of photos from Beauty & the Beast. Turn over two at a time by clicking on them - how quickly can you find all the pairs?


Who is the show suitable for?

Beauty & the Beast is suitable for all the family, when you feel your little one is ready to sit through a full-length ballet.

This ballet is colourful and lavish, a visual treat which will keep children entertained until the final curtain.


How much do children’s tickets cost?

Ticket prices vary at each theatre; please see the theatre's booking pages for under 16 and family tickets.


Will my family and I be able to follow the story?

Northern Ballet's dancers are renowned for their storytelling ability and, as a well-known tale, Beauty & the Beast is the perfect production for families wanting to try ballet for the first time. You could even take our storybook along with you to help.


What is the story?

Northern Ballet's Beauty & the Beast is based on the original fairytale and was especially created for the Company by Artistic Director David Nixon. To find out how this production differs from adaptations you may have seen, read our storybook.


Who are the characters in the ballet?

There's a host of characters in the ballet from the Beast himself to enchanting fairies. Character profiles have been created to help audience members of any age follow the story.


How long is a performance?

Running time 2 hours 5 min (approximately).
There will be an interval of approx. 20 minutes.

Please note: This production contains short sequences of flashing lights.

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