My First Ballet: Coppélia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences. Dr Coppélius, the toymaker, has created the lifelike Coppélia doll, and wishes for nothing more than to bring her to life. He thinks that his dream has finally come true, but he has merely been caught up in a lovers' tiff. Love triumphs over all in this comedy of mistaken identity and the finale is a breathtaking celebration of the lovers' marriage.... Read more >>
English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Ballet: Coppelia
My First Ballet: Coppélia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences. Dr Coppélius, the toymaker, has created the lifelike Coppélia doll, and wishes for nothing more than to bring her to life. He thinks that his dream has finally come true, but he has merely been caught up in a lovers' tiff. Love triumphs over all in this comedy of mistaken identity and the finale is a breathtaking celebration of the lovers' marriage.
Delibes's irresistibly melodic score is accompanied with narration to ensure that everyone enjoys this classic fairy tale. My First Ballet: Coppélia is choreographed by George Williamson, English National Ballet’s Associate Artist, after by Ronald Hynd.
The My First Ballet series brings young audiences their first taste of ballet through the magic of fairy tales, captivating music and beautiful dance. The ballets are danced by second year students of English National Ballet School in performances produced by English National Ballet.
Supported by the Leverhulme Trust
Booking fees are included in ticket prices as follows:
General Tickets: £11.00 - £21.00 + Booking Fees: £1.90 - £2.90
Premium Seats: £26.00 + £2.90 Booking Fee
In addition, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift
Sign Language interpreted performances:
Cinderella on Fri 27 Dec at 7pm
Rambert featuring Rooster Fri 7 Feb at 7.30pm
Audio described performances:
Northern Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Sat 28 Sept at 2.30pm
Ghost on Sat 23 Nov at 2.30pm
Cinderella on Sun 29 Dec at 5.30pm
West Side Story on Sat 22 Feb at 2.30pm
Cinderella on Sat 4 Jan at 2pm
West Side Story on Sat 1 Mar at 2.30pm
There are nine wheelchair spaces in the back row of the Royal Circle and one wheelchair space in the Stalls. It is advisable to book wheelchair spaces in advance.
- There is level access to the Box Office, bars, toilets and back row of the Royal Circle.
- There is lift access to the Stalls.
- The Upper Circle is only accessible via the stairs, there is no lift access.
We have an infra-red audio enhancement system in the auditorium. Patrons can choose between a headset or a necklace depending on their hearing needs, and these can be booked via the box office in advance.
There are two devices available:
Induction Loop Necklace
Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the induction loop necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control.
This device amplifies sound through earpieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
There are accessible toilets on all three levels of the venue.
The New Victoria Theatre is attached to the Peacocks Centre in central Woking, easily accessible from the M25 (Jct 10,11), M3 (Jct 3) and A3. Undercover parking for 2,500 cars is available in the Peacocks. The Blue car park is the closest to the theatres / cinemas, the entrance for both being found on level one. For details on parking charges visit Woking Council's Parking website.
Frequent trains from London Waterloo and towns in the surrounding area. Woking BR is five minutes walk away. Train information: 08457 484950 (24 hours) or check your train times on-line via The Rail Track web site.
By bus or coach:
The limited space for coaches to drop off directly outside the theatres is reserved for groups with mobility difficulties. Please contact the Groups Hotline 0844 871 7601 for a permit for this space or for details of alternative coach parking facilities.
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Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7645
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 7601
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677
Stage Door / Admin:* 01483 545999
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Can customers please note that there is a latecomers policy for some theatre performances, so customers arriving late may not be admitted into the theatre until a suitable interval.