Darcey Bussell

March 26, 2013


Darcey Bussell – A Life In Pictures Book (2012)
“A must for lovers of ballet and dance, as well as being a beautiful book to own and treasure” – Royal Opera House


This book celebrates the career of Darcey Bussell, one of the greatest English ballerinas of all time. Accompanied by stunning images from some of todays leading photographers such as Mario Testino, Lord Snowdon and Mary McCartney, it chronicles Darcey from her early years through to her final performance of MacMillans Song of the Earth at the Royal Opera House in 2007. Along with images of her on stage and in costume, there are intimate behind-the-scenes photos of rehearsals and preparation. Darcey provides a fascinating insight into the ballet world, with personal anecdotes and memories of some of the most important moments in her career. It features her recent famous performances in ballets such as Swan Lake, Cinderella, Giselle, Manon, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty.

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Darcey Bussell is the newest judge on the UK’s favourite television show Strictly Come Dancing and has achieved legendary status in the dance world over her 20 year career. At the age of 13, she was accepted into the Royal Ballet Lower School in London, eventually graduating from the Royal Ballet Upper School in 1987. Two years later at 19 years old she became the youngest ever British ballerina to be given the honour of Principal dancer and became a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2006. Darcey’s final performance in 2007 was broadcast to more than 3.3 million viewers.



For more information about Darcey Bussell visit www.darceybussell.com