Ballet is child’s play big screen debut

CBeebies have joined up with Northern Ballet for a production of Elves and the Shoemaker at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. PIC: Scott Merrylees

CBeebies have joined up with Northern Ballet for a production of Elves and the Shoemaker at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. PIC: Scott Merrylees

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dancers from Leeds-based Northern Ballet will pirouette onto the big screen after teaming up with children’s favourites CBeebies.

The CBeebies team filmed dancers at West Yorkshire Playhouse for their television adaptation of The Elves and the Shoemaker which is especially for children.

The show, which is touring the country this year, is a retelling of the famous Brothers Grimm story about a poor and kind-hearted shoemaker who received some help from a mysterious maker of magical shoes.

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