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Margot

Drama based on events in the life of Margot Fonteyn. Fonteyn (Anne-Marie Duff) faces a crisis in her marriage and retirement as a prima ballerina, but then Rudolf Nureyev arrives.

Drama based on events in the life of ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn. At the beginning of the 1960s, Fonteyn faces retirement from her career as a prima ballerina and a crisis in her marriage to Panamanian 'politician' Tito de Arias. When the much younger Rudolf Nureyev arrives on the scene, he transforms Margot's professional and personal life in a partnership celebrated around the world. But when Tito is shot and paralysed, the dancer faces an agonising choice about her future.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Jul 2011 00:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Margot Fonteyn Anne-Marie Duff
Madam Lindsay Duncan
Fred Ashton Derek Jacobi
Tito Con O'Neill
BQ Penelope Wilton
Sally Michelle Bonnard
Cathy Margot Leicester
Good Looking Boy Ben Stott
Producer Celia Duval
Director Otto Bathurst
Writer Amanda Coe

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