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Get swept up in the romantic tragedy of Manon, a breath-taking journey of love, decadence and passion. 

In a world where extravagant riches and abject poverty exist side by side, Manon is caught in-between. She falls in love with a penniless student, but is lured into becoming the mistress of a rich gentleman. From giddiness to despair, triumph to regret, this Manon is “searingly powerful” (The Guardian).

“Handsomely staged, meticulously rehearsed and vividly danced” (The Spectator), English National Ballet’s production of Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet features compelling characters, gasp-inducing love duets and larger than life scenes, all set to a haunting score by Jules Massenet, played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

Join English National Ballet in the grand space of the London Coliseum for an experience to treasure.


★★★★ “A truly irresistible tragedy… dramatic, thrilling, affecting” The Daily Telegraph

Customer Reviews

28 reviews
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31 Jan 2019

Fantastic Ballet, I was so moved. I actually had tears in my eyes.

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21 Jan 2019

Exquisite performance by such talented artists, with hauntingly beautiful music by the orchestra. Alina Cojocaru Principal ballerina with the English National Ballet was breathtaking and her performance was exceptionally moving.

John Walsh
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21 Jan 2019

What a fabulous show it was - the dancing was superb and very talented,loved all of the Ballet team of the English National Ballet. The ticket was awesome brought through the box office for only £10 which is extremely great value and was easy to print,thank you box-office.

Mrs A watson
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21 Jan 2019

Usually critics review performances and lean towards exaggerating the total performance leaving us disappointed- this certainly was not the case with Manon, absolutely flawless and a joy to watch.

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21 Jan 2019

Very enjoyable, lots of drama and little enlightened moments of humour.



London Coliseum, 33 St Martin's Lane, Westminster, London, WC2N 4ES

Cancellation Policy

There are no exchanges or refunds available after purchase.


2 hours 40 minutes including two intervals

Good To Know

No food or drink purchased off-site including alcohol, soft drinks and water are permitted inside the theatre.

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation via email, please bring this with you to the venue. 

Suitable For Children

The venue do not permit children under 5 years old.

When Can I Go

16th - 20th Jan 2019

Where Do I Go

London Coliseum 

St Martins Lane, London, WC 4ES

By tube:

Charing Cross (5 minutes walk)

Leicester Square (4 minutes walk)

Covent Garden (7 minutes walk)

Embankment (7 minutes walk)