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Coppelia

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A performance by Birmingham Royal Ballet of Sir Peter Wright 's new production of this popular ballet, with its memorable score by Leo Delibes. The production was recorded in May this year at London's Royal Opera
House in Covent Garden to mark the 125th anniversary of the first performance in Paris.
The ballet tells the tale of Swanilda and Franz, bickering young lovers fascinated by the beautiful stranger who sits reading on the balcony of Dr Coppelius's house. Discovering who she is leads the lovers and theirfriends into trouble as they break into the workshop of DrCoppelius.
Television direction Derek Bailey ; Producer
Stephany Marks

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Peter Wright
Unknown: Leo Delibes.
Unknown: Derek Bailey
Swanilda: Sandra Madgwick
Franz: Sergiu Pobereznic
Dr Coppélius: John Auld
Burgomaster: David Morse
Innkeeper: Timothy Cross
Coppélia, a dolL: Andrea Tredinnick
Gypsy: Monica Zamora
Oriental doll: Lisa Conway
Spanish doll: Hedda Cooke
Scottish doll: Asier Uriagereka
Soldier dolls: Anthony King
Soldier dolls: Robert Parker
The DuRe: Jonathan Payn
Father Time: Ronald Plaisted
Dawn: Dorcas Walters
Prayer: Samira Saidi

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