Dance Month | The Dream: A Month in the Country: Part 2

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Robin Ray introduces a programme devoted to the work of Frederick Ashton. It includes an outline of his career with photographs, an interview with him and two performances by The Royal Ballet. Frederick Ashton's ballet ''The Dream'' based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Anthony Dowell dances the role of Oberon and Wayne Sleep dances the role of Puck.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Entertainment
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 44'27''
  • Broadcast date: 1978

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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