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This moving ballet will touch anyone who has made choices in the name of love. Far from the Madding Crowd
, based on Thomas Hardy's tender novel, introduces beautiful Bathsheba Everdene. Thrown into country life when she inherits a farm, she stubbornly rejects offer of help - and more - from dependable Gabriel Oak. Following her heart, she marries dashing but untrustworthy Sergeant Troy. But always in the background is a third man. Farmer Boldwood nurses a brooding love that leads to catastrophe. Will Bathsheba's devoted Gabriel still be there to pick up the pieces? David Bintley creates some of the most glorious dance of his career for Bathsheba and her lovers. His pastoral production combines passion, romance and tragedy, evoking the tough rural landscape and the warmth and bravery of its people. Birmingham Royal Ballet - Far From the Madding Crowd website
.Company Birmingham Royal Ballet. Music Paul Reade. Choreographer David Bintley. Design Hayden Griffin. Lighting Mark Jonathan.
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