INTERVIEW: Matthew Bourne Talks About Cinderella

Sir Matthew Bourne

Sir Matthew Bourne talks about New Adventures and their re-telling of the classic story Cinderella which is touring the UK. The most striking aspect of this re-telling of the Cinderella story is the setting. Why did you choose to set the world’s most famous fairy tale during the London Blitz in 1940? I first fell in love with Prokofiev’s score through watching Frederick Ashton’s version … Read more

Casting announced for UK Tour of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella

New Adventures have today announced casting for the upcoming UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella which opens at Sadler’s Wells on 9 December 2017. Fresh from their triumph playing Victoria Page in “The Red Shoes”, the role of ‘Cinderella’ will be performed by Cordelia Braithwaite and Ashley Shaw. Cinderella’s heroic Pilot, ‘Harry’, will be performed by Will Bozier, Andrew Monaghan and Dominic North. ‘The Angel’ … Read more

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella UK Tour and West End

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella West End and UK Tour

Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures returns in 2018 with Cinderella. Following the success of the company’s 2017 sell-out tour of The Red Shoes, Cinderella will form part of the company’s 30th Anniversary celebrations. Set in London during the Second World War, Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for … Read more

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