“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

Peggy Hookham Comes to Sadlers Wells

Posted: January 25th, 2019 | No Comments »

How fascinating to see that the archives at Sadlers Wells have turned up a letter from Peggy Hookham’s (Dame Margot Fonteyn’s) mum Hilda from their home in Shanghai to the Sadlers Wells Ballet School in London….She of course got accepted….and so her days of ballet school in Tientsin with Madame Tarakanova and then in Shanghai with George Gontcharov were over and the rest is, as they say, history…


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