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Giselle is lovingly revived at the London Coliseum

27 January 2024

9:00 AM

27 January 2024

9:00 AM


London Coliseum


Royal Opera House, in rep until 8 March

Two archetypal ballet heroines have been facing each other across WC2: at the Coliseum, Giselle the blameless virgin, wronged in the first act, disembodied in the second; at Covent Garden, Manon the seductive, manipulative courtesan who can’t choose between love and money. Both in different ways are victims of a cruel world, and both must die.

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