Lo­cally screen­ings will be held at El­giva, Che­sham, Nor­den Farm Arts Cen­tre, Maiden­head, and Em­pire and Odeon Cine­mas, High Wy­combe.

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Romeo and Juliet

pro­duc­tion, made fa­mous by Prima Bal­le­rina As­so­luta Dame Mar­got Fonteyn and Ru­dolf Nureyev who took 43 cur­tain calls at the pre­miere, will be pre­sented for the cin­ema by Darcey Bus­sell. The love-struck Romeo will be danced by Aus­tralian Prin­ci­pal Steven McRae and his beau­ti­ful Juliet by Amer­i­can Prin­ci­pal Sarah Lamb, who starred as Alice in the De­cem­ber 2014 screen­ing of Alice’s Ad­ven­tures in Won­der­land.

Rich in the swag­ger­ing colour and pe­riod cos­tume of Verona street life, the bal­let has mag­nif­i­cent de­signs by Ni­cholas Ge­or­giadis and a grip­ping score by Sergey Prokofiev, famed for the spine-tin­gling ‘Dance of the Knights’.

With sword fight­ing, ro­mance and heart­break, the drama takes the au­di­ence from the sump­tu­ous ball­room of the Ca­pulets, to the sen­sa­tional bal­cony pas de deux and the stark tomb of the fi­nal doomed

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