Northern Ballet Victoria

Victoria is a new ballet by Cathy Marston and coincides with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria.

Victoria tells the astounding life story of Queen Victoria through the eyes of her youngest child and lifelong companion Beatrice. Travelling back in time from Victoria's death, Beatrice relives her memories of her mother as a secluded widow before discovering her anew as she transcribes the Queen's intimate diaries. From the accession of the teenage princess Victoria, Beatrice uncovers her mother's challenging relationship with her own mother; the truth about her passionate marriage to Prince Albert; and her ambiguous relationship with Jon Brown; as well as key events of her reign from the Opium Wars to the Great Exhibition.

Victoria will be choerographed and directed by the internally acclaimed Cathy Marston, Sets and costumes deigned by Steffen Aarfing; lighting by Alastair West. Dramaturgy by Uzma Hameed. The scenario for Victoria has been written by Marston and Hameed in collboration. Victoria will be set to an original score, the composer George Fenton.


Running Time - TBC


26 - 30 March 2019


Sadler's Wells Theatre Main House

Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Ave, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4TN

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Suitable For Children

Age range - No under 5's

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges available after purchase.

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue