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documentary Being Alice Alice's adventures in wonderland

Alice's adventures in wonderland

Being Alice Alice's adventures in wonderland


Lewis Carroll's ever-popular story provides the basis for Christopher Wheeldon's spectacular new work, starring Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson. Captivating designs by Bob Crowley, an engaging and passionate score by Joby Talbot, and Wheeldon's breathtaking choreography combine to produce in the words of The Times "spectacular family entertainment brought to life with enormous theatrical verve.''

This documentary follows the dancer Lauren Cuthbertson, performing Alice and the Royal Ballet in this new production, from the rehearsals to the last performance.


  • Christopher Wheeldon | Choreographer
  • Bob Crowley | Set designer
  • Joby Talbot | Music
  • Lauren Cuthbertson | Alice
  • Sergei Polunin | Jack / The Knave of Hearts
  • Edward Watson | Lewis Carroll / The White Rabbit
  • Zenaida Yanowsky | Mother / The Queen of Hearts
  • Steven McRae | Mad Hatter
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Barry Wordsworth | Conductor


  • Directed by:
    • Dominic Best
  • Production date: 2011
  • Duration: 29 min
  • Production: © BBC
  • Available version(s): EN
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