70th Anniversary Gala

London Coliseum
17 - 18 Jan
Running time is TBC
A spectacular programme for an unmissable celebration.

Celebrate with us the countless dancers, choreographers, artists, musicians, artisans, technicians and audience members who, over our 70 years, have been a part of the English National Ballet family, as we and English National Ballet School come together for this once-in-a-lifetime event.

In the first half, we present a non-stop programme of some of the most important, enjoyable and iconic works that make up English National Ballet’s history and ground-breaking repertoire.  

Classics of the Ballets Russes (that inspired our original vision) melt into modern productions; archive footage of the Company dissolves into live action on stage; and extracts from great masters – Balanchine, Petit, MacMillan and many more – follow one another to create an astonishing, dream-like look back at our history, and that of modern ballet.

The evening concludes with a stunning showcase of the great talent across all the ranks of English National Ballet, with Harald Lander’s Etudes. This favourite of our repertory, which we first performed in 1955, begins with traditional ballet exercises and steps – from tendus to ronds de jambe and adagio – and ramps up to a spectacular bravura display.

Full repertoire to be announced.

For 70 years, English National Ballet has been known for artistic excellence, innovative collaborations and bringing world-class ballet to the widest possible audience. For this special anniversary, support us with the purchase of a premium ticket, which includes a programme and a donation to the company.


Only one discount per ticket. Subject to availability. Available from the London Coliseum Box Office, on all performances.

Discounts are not available on Premium tickets.

Friends of English National Ballet
20% off Stalls, Dress and Upper Circle seats, max. 6 per person.

Up to two children (under 16) can attend half price with every full paying adult.
Children under 5 are not allowed in the auditorium.

Book for two or more English National Ballet productions at the London Coliseum (Nutcracker, Le Corsaire, 70th Anniversary Gala) at the same time and save 15%

Students / Senior Citizens / Westminster Rescard / Registered Unemployed
£5 off each ticket

Under 30’s
Two-for-one on £75 tickets (in Stalls and Dress Circle)

Wheelchair Rate

Groups: 10+
Save 30% per ticket

Terms and Conditions
We regret that refunds cannot be given on tickets purchased, and exchange is subject to conditions and availability. English National Ballet reserves the right to make alterations to the programme, casting, dates, times, discounts and prices as necessary. Information subject to change.

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