In the story, set in the early 1600's, Cardinal Richelieu is plotting against Queen Anne, Musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis, together with the spirited D'Artagnan have vowed to protect France at all costs. Meanwhile D'Artagnan is falling in love with the Queen's Lady in Waiting, Constance. Northern Ballet - The Three Musketeers website
.Performers Patrick Howell, Christopher Hinton-Lewis, Hironao Takahashi, Tobias Batley, Yat-Sen Chang, Johnathan Byrne Olliver, Kenneth Tindall, John Hull, Benkik Mildestveit, David Paul Kierce, Darren Goldsmith, Martin Bell, Yi Song, Keiko Amemori, Martha Leebolt, Pippa Moore, Georgina Roberts, Simone Clarke, Chiaki Nagao, Desire Samaai, Nathalie Leger, Hannah Bateman, Steven Wheeler, Victoria Lane Green, Ginnie Ray, Amy Johnson.
Company Northern Ballet. Choreographer David Nixon. Costume David Nixon. Director Renny Krupinski (fight). Lighting David Grill. Music Malcolm Arnold (Sir - arranged by John Longstaff). Music Anthony Meredith (original score compiled). Other David Drew (scenario). Design Charles Cusick-Smith.