Birmingham Royal Ballet
Archive :: production:T01887104769, dance or ballet:S0697032789, venue:V965
Arthur Part 1
In a land wracked by hate and fear an unknown boy proves his right to wear the bitter crown of power. Backed by forces of magic and Arthur conquer evil or is he too flawed by human weaknesses to succeed? The survival of his kingdom and his own life as monarch are dependent on the powers that he holds as he acts out his destiny. In this epic ballet cycle of the Arthurian legends. David Bintley depicts an ever-changing world in which goodness and evil lock horns in a battle for the lives of both king and commoner. As he struggles for personal and public salvation through a plague of carnage and slaughter. Bintley's Arthur is a king of the past, present and future. Running time 2 hours 15 min.