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Wayne Sleep and prima ballerina Monica Loughman work with a troupe of plus-size amateur dancers to realise their dream of dancing Swan Lake

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Wayne Sleep and prima ballerina Monica Loughman work with a troupe of plus-size amateur dancers to realise their dream of dancing Swan Lake

  • Big Ballet Performance - 4oD Exclusive

    The final performance of Big Ballet's Swan Lake, performed on 16 October 2013 at Bradford Town Hall.

  • Episode 3

    After months of training, injury setbacks and nerves, the Big Ballet dancers now have just five weeks before they perform their version of Swan Lake in front of an audience of 1500

  • Episode 2

    Wayne and Monica audition the dancers for the parts in Swan Lake, and the pressure is on to see who is cast as the lead White Swan and her evil counterpart the Black Swan

  • Episode 1

    Over 200 auditionees are whittled down to 18 men and women, to form the Big Ballet troupe. Can Wayne and Monica harness the dancers' passion, teach classical ballet and put on a performance?

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Wayne Sleep and prima ballerina Monica Loughman work with a troupe of plus-size amateur dancers to realise their dream of dancing Swan Lake

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