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Pledge to stamp out ballet eating disorders

17 April 2012 Last updated at 10:06 BST

Eating disorders have been a contentious subject in the world of ballet for many years. But the new artistic director of English National Ballet says she wants to stamp out anorexia.

Tamara Rojo says dancers need to put on weight and that audiences want to see healthy looking women on stage.

But how easy will it be to change the mindset of some dancers?

Charlotte Leeming reports.