Highland Fling

Highland Fling is a ‘romantic wee ballet’ originally produced in 1994 by Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne.

Presented exclusively by Scottish Ballet, Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling is a wonderfully imaginative reworking of the classic romantic ballet La Sylphide with a wickedly wry Scotch twist.

Highland Fling follows the antics of James – a young Scot with sex and love and rock and roll on his mind.  Recently married to his beloved Effie, his addiction to excess finds him in the fateful company of a beguiling gothic fairy.  As his love for the strange and beautiful sylph becomes an obsession, he embarks on a fateful journey that takes him from the mean streets and nightclubs of Glasgow into a magical world beyond reality and reason.

“Extravagantly witty” The Independent

This is one of the funniest, funkiest, most irresistibly infectious ballets I have ever had the delight to sit through” Daily Mail


Running time 1h 25mins (inc 20min interval)

Suitable for age 12+ (contains adult themes)


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27 Apr – 4 May 2013
Theatre Royal
Box Office 0844 871 7673
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9–11 May 2013
Eden Court
Box Office 01463 234 234
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16-18 May 2013
His Majesty's Theatre
Box Office 01224 641122
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22-25 May 2013
Festival Theatre
Box Office 0131 529 6000
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