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Boys from south Wales dance in Lord of the Flies

He's Britain's best known choreographer, famous for his daring interpretations of classics like Sleeping Beauty and his all-male version of Swan Lake.

For his latest production, Matthew Bourne has chosen 24 boys from across south Wales to perform in a reworking of William Golding's Lord of the Flies.

Many of the young performers are complete novices and it is hoped the new show will encourage more male dancers.

Carwyn Jones reports.

  • 13 Oct 2014