A unique insight into the backstage preparation of Darcey Bussell on the road and in rehearsals. Featuring Adam Cooper in Herman Scherman by William Forsythe. Darcey, Principal Dancer of The Royal Ballet and a performer of charismatic beauty was born in London where she attended The Royal Ballet School. Kenneth MacMillan wrote Prince of the Pagodas, in which Darcey created the role of Princess Rose and also Masha in MacMillan's Winter Dreams. Darcey has performed with The New York City Ballet, The Kirov, The Australian Ballet, The Paris Opera and has toured extensively worldwide. Darcey joined SWRB in 1987, and then moved to The Royal Ballet as First Soloist then Principal in 1989. In 1990 she received the Evening Standard Ballet Award and the Variety Club Award for most promising Newcomer, and in 1985 she was awarded an OBE. Darcey won the Prix de Lausanne in 1996. A full life story of Darcey is exhibited in Madame Tussauds.