Marinsky Ballet Company in Covent Garden
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Marinsky ballet marks 50 years

For many it is the finest Ballet company in the world. Now the Marinsky Company from St Petersburg is celebrating its 50th anniversary of performing at London's Covent Garden.

Anastasia Uspenskaya from the BBC's Russian Service was given access to rehearsals and backstage and met prima ballerinas across the generations.

  • 13 Aug 2011