Win tickets to see Swan Lake

PUBLISHED: 12:02 01 May 2014 | UPDATED: 12:02 01 May 2014

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake. Photo: Bill Cooper.

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake. Photo: Bill Cooper.

Bill Cooper

A NIGHT watching the powerful and elegant dancers of Matthew Bourne's hit production Swan Lake could be yours this month.

We are offering you the chance to win tickets to see the show at Bristol’s Hippodrome and watch leading men Jonathan Ollivier and Chris Trenfield return to the iconic role of The Swan.

The challenging role of The Prince will be played by Simon Williams, Sam Archer and, making his debut in the role, Liam Mower.

Premiering at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm.

Matthew Bourne blends dance, humour and spectacle with extravagant, award-winning designs by Lez Brotherston, to create a powerful show for our times.

Now firmly crowned as a modern-day classic, this iconic production is perhaps best-known for replacing the 
traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble.

Swan Lake will be at the Bristol Hippodrome from May 20-24 at 7.30pm, with 2.30pm matinees on May 21, 22 and 24.

Tickets, priced £22.40-46.40, are available from the box office on 08448 713012.

We have teamed up with the Hippodrome to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to the show on May 20 at 7.30pm.

To enter the competition all you have to do is answer this question: When did Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake premier in Sadler’s Wells?

Send your answer, plus your name, address, email address and a daytime telephone number, to: Swan Lake 
competition, Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury, 32 
Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW by 9am on May 9.

Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final. By entering this competition you are agreeing to be contacted by Archant.

You can also enter by clicking on the link in the top right hand corner.

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