Matthew Bourne is Britain’s most commercially successful choreographer. A virtuoso storyteller, he famously re-imagined the traditional Swan Lake ballet with muscular male swans instantly creating a worldwide hit. Now he’s reinterpreting Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty. Imagine and Leopard films have exclusive access to the creative process, from first workshops to final rehearsals with set and costumes, and revisits Bourne’s many ground-breaking shows to chart his inexorable rise.
The show airs on Tuesday 18th December, BBC One, 10.35pm