88-year-old ballerina Dame Gillian Lynne doing the splits
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Ballerina Dame Gillian Lynne, 88, recreates WWII ballet

The British dancer and choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne was 17 when she went to perform for British troops fighting in the second World War.

Seventy years later, with international hit shows such as Cats and Phantom of the Opera under her belt, she's still working full time and has now re-created the ballet she performed in the midst of battle.

David Sillito reports.

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