close
Entertainment

How I danced my ass off to freedom

Man dancing solo

The day after Rudolf Nureyev defected to the west, the Daily Express ran the story on its front page under the triumphant headline “dance to freedom”. So began the mythologising of ballet’s most famous star, the wild and beautiful dancer who, in a moment of daring on 16 June 1961, escaped his KGB bodyguards…

read more
1 2 3
Page 3 of 3