Imagine

Episode 6. Imagine: A Beauty Is Born - Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

About this programme

Alan Yentob steps behind the scenes of the choreographer's latest project. After his renowned reinterpretation of the traditional Swan Lake ballet - complete with male swans - and the colour and kitsch of his Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne completes the Tchaikovsky trilogy by putting his own spin on The Sleeping Beauty. From the first workshops to final rehearsals with sets and costumes, Yentob follows the creative process and revisits Bourne's many groundbreaking shows to chart his inexorable rise. Last in the series.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Alan Yentob
Contributor
Matthew Bourne

Crew

Director
Ross MacGibbon
Producer
Ross MacGibbon
Series Editor
Alan Yentob
Categories
Arts
Documentary