Dame Darcey Bussell
A Life in the Spotlight

Hear the name ‘Darcey Bussell’ and the words ‘elegant’, ‘dancer’, ‘legend’ and ‘Strictly’ spring immediately to mind like a ballerina en pointe. From her training at the Royal Ballet School, becoming the youngest principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, her subsequent glorious career at Britain’s foremost dance company, and her stint as a Strictly judge, she is beloved by dancers and clod-hoppers alike. Join her as she discusses her life and work and introduces her latest book Evolved, which captures rare, unseen moments from a stunning career.

In conversation with Helen Lewis, author and Staff Writer at The Atlantic

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