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Turning bestseller Chocolat into a ballet

22 August 2011 Last updated at 01:48 BST

A rapidly rising star in the world of ballet, teenager Andrew McNicol, is taking on his biggest challenge yet: choreographing the National Youth Ballet's production of Chocolat.

Take a look at the first rehearsals for the ballet version of Joanne Harris's famous novel.

National Youth Ballet will be performing at the EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge, Kent from 25-27 August with a gala night at Sadler's Wells, London, on 11 September.