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Ninette de Valois

Chester Novello: Checkmate

Notes on the 1937 ballet, choreographed by Dame Ninette de Valois, on the theme of a warlike game of chess. Review mentions it was a prophetic statement about the coming war.

The Independent: Doyenne of the dance

Interview with Dame Ninette on the occasion of her hundredth birthday.

Telegraph: Dame Ninette de Valois OM

Obituary of the dancer published on her death at the age of 102 in 2001, with a summary of her career and her huge contribution to the development of British ballet.

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