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Margot

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama based on events in the life of ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn. At the beginning of the 1960s, Fonteyn faces retirement from her career as a prima ballerina and a crisis in her marriage to Panamanian 'politician' Tito de Arias. When the much younger Rudolf Nureyev arrives on the scene, he transforms Margot's professional and personal life in a partnership celebrated around the world. But when Tito is shot and paralysed, the dancer faces an agonising choice about her future. Show less

Contributors

Margot Fonteyn:
Anne-Marie Duff
Fred Ashton:
Derek Jacobi
Good Looking Boy:
Ben Stott
Producer:
Celia Duval
Director:
Otto Bathurst
Writer:
Amanda Coe

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