Made Here: Peter Darrell – Scotland’s Dance Pioneer

TWENTY-five years on from his death, the founder of Scottish Ballet, Peter Darrell, is to be the subject of an appreciation on the ArtWorks Scotland strand, on BBC Scotland.

Says the BBC: “Darrell was a true innovator – the first choreographer to set dance to the music of The Beatles and one of the first to create a ballet specially for British television – and the man who discovered Michael Clark and inspired Matthew Bourne, who both pay tribute to him in this film.”

The programme is being transmitted on Tuesday, on BBC Two Scotland, from 2200-2230.

Producer-director, Elly Taylor, of the programme’s makers, Taylored Productions, answers our questions.

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