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A Beauty is Born: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne is Britain's most commercially successful choreographer. A virtuoso storyteller, he famously reimagined the traditional Swan Lake ballet with muscular male swans, instantly creating a worldwide hit. Now he is reinterpreting Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty.

imagine... and Alan Yentob have exclusive access to the creative process, from first workshops to final rehearsals with set and costumes, and the programme revisits Bourne's many ground-breaking shows to chart his inexorable rise.

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Tue 18 Dec 2012 23:05
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Wales only

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