Discover how the world’s most famous sorcerer mastered his magic to unite a warring kingdom.
Inspired by the story of the mythical wizard, Northern Ballet’s Merlin will take you on a sweeping epic adventure of heartbreak, hope and more than a little magic.
Choreographed by Olivier Award-winning Drew McOnie (Broadway’s King Kong and Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom), expect an enchanting spectacle.
Don’t miss the legend reawakened through Northern Ballet’s blend of classical ballet and unrivalled storytelling.
"an epic piece of storytelling which glows, pulsates and frequently explodes with energy"Reviews Gate
"an almost cinematic sense of spectacle"The Telegraph
"a breath taking, dramatic and enchanting interpretation of the ancient tale"East Midlands Theatre
"a stunning visual spectacle for young and old alike"Dance Tabs
"Prepare to sit back and be spellbound"The Reviews Hub
Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes (including interval)
This production contains short periods of flashing and strobe lighting effects.
- Choreography & Direction
- Set & Costume Design
- Lighting Design
- Design & Direction of Puppetry
- Costume Design Assistant
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Merlin Story - at a glance
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Photos Guy Farrow, Emma Kauldhar, Riku Ito and Emily Nuttall