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Matthew Bourne: I don't feel like a Sir

Choreographer Matthew Bourne describes how he felt when he opened the letter telling him he was going to receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours list.

Bourne started his own dance company over 30 years ago having trained as a dancer.

Over the years his works have ranged from an all male Swan Lake to a full-length version of Edward Scissorhands to a contemporary re-telling of La Sylphide called Highland Fling.

Bourne told BBC News how he felt when he found out and why this is such a significant honour for him.

Footage courtesy of New Adventures

  • 30 Dec 2015
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