The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet, by Deborah Bull and Luke Jennings, with in-depth descriptions of over eighty famous works of ballet, is essential reading for ballet dancers, enthusiasts, and beginners alike.
Deborah Bull is a former principal dancer with The Royal Ballet. Noted for her performances in works by MacMillan and Forsythe, she remains involved with the life of the Royal Opera House while also pursuing a career as a writer and broadcaster. In 2002 she wrote and presented the award-winning 'The Dancer's Body', a 3-part series for the BBC. She is the author of The Vitality Plan (1998) and Dancing Away (1998).