Lucas Campbell with his girlfriend and co-star
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Lucas Campbell: Gamble pays off for dancer's family

21 August 2013 Last updated at 13:31 BST

A dancer's dream of becoming a professional has come true, thanks to his family who gave up everything to pay for his "gruelling" ballet training in Russia.

Six years ago Lucas Campbell's parents sold their Northampton home to send him to train in a country where he did not even speak the language.

Anna Todd went to meet the 24-year-old star of the Romanian National Ballet when he returned to the Castle Theatre in Wellingborough where his career first blossomed.