You have reached the limit of free articles.
To enjoy unlimited access to Culture Whisper sign up for FREE.
Find out more about Culture Whisper
Sign up by Email or Facebook.
Thanks for signing up to Culture Whisper.
Please check your inbox for a confirmation email and click the link to verify your account.
In the Know
Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s full-evening ballet Mayerling, introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba, is now available on BBC iPlayer
Culture Whisper sits in on a rehearsal of the Royal Ballet’s Onegin and talks to Principal Dancer Ryoichi Hirano about his debut in the demanding title role
Mayerling, Kenneth MacMillan’s potent real-life tale of love, lust and death, returns to Covent Garden as part of the Royal Ballet’s autumn season
Tickets for the Royal Ballet's 2018/19 Live Cinema Relays go on sale on 4th April. They sell out quickly, so don't delay booking!