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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party livestream!

Posted on December 18, 2014

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mad-hatter-hugo-glendinningZooNation Dance Company’s new Christmas show, The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, will be livestreamed free on Thursday, December 18. The show is now completely sold out, so this is a good chance to catch it!

Choreographed by Kate Prince, the family show stars Tommy Franzén as Ernest, a psychotherapist trying to make sense of characters from Lewis Carroll’s Alice books – including Turbo as the Mad Hatter, Teneisha Bonner as the Queen of Hearts and Lizzie Gough as Alice.

The show will be streamed at 6.50pm on the BBC Arts website, the Royal Opera House website and the Royal Opera House YouTube channel.

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is at the Royal Opera House until January 3 – all shows are sold out, but returns may be available. For more about the show, see the interview with Kate Prince in our December issue


Picture: Turbo and Tommy Franzén. Photograph: Hugo Glendinning, courtesy of ZooNation Dance Company 



Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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