A celebration of the life of Margot Fonteyn commemorating the 40th anniversary year of Nureyev and Fonteyn's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Fonteyn is widely considered to be the nation's greatest ever dancer, yet her life story is as tragic as it is inspiring. Tony Palmer's film uses archive performance footage and fascinating interviews to explore the myths and truths of her legacy. It is a story of courage and tenacity, of unbelievable devotion to her art. Among the ballets featured are: 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Swan Lake', 'Giselle', 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Marguerite and Armand', and 'The Nutcrcker'. Featuring Rudolf Nureyev, Frederick Ashton, Robert Helpmann, Ninette De Valois, Roland Petit, Monica Mason, Lynn Seymour, Antoinette Sibley, Anthony Dowell and Beryl Grey.