Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing Billy Elliot The Musical Live– available on Blu-ray™ & DVD from December 4, 2014. Billy Elliot The Musical Live is recorded at a special London performance with a stellar cast and even more impressive crew including music by Sir Elton John.
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Billy Elliot The Musical Live has been dazzling London’s theatre-goers since 2005 and has gone on to captivate audiences around the world, winning over 80 theatre awards globally including 10 Tony Awards® and 5 Olivier® Awards. Brought to life by the multiple award-winning creative team behind the film including writer, Lee Hall, director, Stephen Daldry, choreographer, Peter Darling and joined by the incomparable Sir Elton John who composed the show’s electrifying score. Fans can soon enjoy the energy, thrill and dynamism of the West End show in the comfort of their own home.
Set in a northern mining town against the background of the 1984/85 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against harsh odds to make his dancing dream come true. Billy’s journey takes him out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family, and community and, ultimately, changes his life forever.
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