Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their death thus destroying the evil power of the magician.
Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright and the dancing of the Royal Ballet.
Firebird: Prince Ivan goes into an enchanted garden where he surprises the firebird and catches her. He agrees to release her in return for a feather and a promise that she will return if he should need help. Twelve princesses come into the garden. The prince's favorite, Tsarevna tells him that they are held captive by Kostcheï. Ivan confronts Kostcheï, who tries to turn him to stone. Using his promise, Ivan has the firebird use her powers to make...
Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis are the Railway Children whose lives change dramatically when their father is mysteriously taken away. They move from London to a cottage in rural Yorkshire with their mother, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure. But the mystery remains – where is their Father, and is he ever coming back?
"Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew tells the tale of the sharp-tongued Kate, who must marry before her younger sister, Bianca, is allowed to find a suitor. Undaunted by her waspish reputation Petruchio attempts to woo the not-so-fair maiden, but is faced with a tirade of poisonous insults"--Container.