1. Glorious Costumes
There's tutus and tiaras galore in this quintessential ballet.
2. A Wicked Villain
Carrabosse, the evil fairy who casts his spell on the baby Aurora is the wickedest ballet villain around along with his bald-headed attendants.
3. The Music of the Night
The luxurious, instantly-recognisable Tchaikovsky music is enjoyable in its own right.
4. Familiar fairy tale characters
Look out for some well known fairy tale characters in Act 3- Little Red Riding Hood gets very lost!
And you'll get lost in another world as the talented dancers of English National Ballet bring this well-known fairytale to life.
English National Ballet's Sleeping Beauty is at the Manchester Opera House from 28 November - 1 December.
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