An excerpt from Act II Scene 1 of the ballet Beauty and the Beast, created by David Bintley and performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet. From the Company's 2008 tour of Japan, performed with a local orchestra.

In this excerpt, Belle has been living with the Beast for some time now, and has begun to see past his terrifying appearance to the kindness that lies in his heart. But when the Beast proposes to her, she finds she still cannot love him, and runs from the room in tears...

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