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Production Gallery: The Royal Ballet's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Production Gallery: The Royal Ballet's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Charlotte MacMillan's photographs of the new Wheeldon ballet

Tamara Rojo as the Queen of Hearts: 'Off with his head!'All photographs © Charlotte MacMillan

Charlotte MacMillan took photographs of the first new full-length ballet at The Royal Ballet for 16 years, Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which premiered last night at the Royal Opera House. Designs are by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, projection design by Jon Driscoll and Gemma Carrington. Music by Joby Talbot, scenario by Nicholas Wright.

See theartsdesk's review of last night's world premiere.

Performers in this cast include Sarah Lamb (Alice), Federico Bonelli (Jack), Jonathan Howells (White Rabbit), TamaraRojo (Queen of Hearts), Simon Russell Beale (Duchess). A second portfolio lies below of rehearsal photographs with the first-cast Alice, Lauren Cuthbertson. Please click on a photograph to enter the full view and slideshow.


  1. Alice and sisters, Act I
  2. Jack gives Alice a red rose, Act I
  3. Alice
  4. Alice in front of the giant doors
  5. The shrinking room
  6. The Caucus race
  7. Duchess and baby
  8. White Rabbit takes Alice by boat
  9. Alice meets Jack in the Garden of the Flowers
  10. The Queen of Hearts
  11. Alice and Jack
  12. Cartes de ballet

Below is a gallery of photographs of Lauren Cuthbertson rehearsing with Christopher Wheeldon, Edward Watson, José Martin and others.




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