David Bintley, Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet, is creating a new production of Prokofiev's Cinderella, to be premiered at Birmingham Hippodrome in November.
In material recorded at the beginning of summer, he discusses different elements of the story, and how his telling of it will differ from previous versions.
Here he talks about Cinderella's 'ugly' sisters, and the influence that they have had over the tone of other productions.
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