Darcey is one of the most famous British ballet dancers of all time. She trained at the Royal Ballet School and joined the company in 1987. She was promoted to Principal in 1989 at just 20 years old. She retired from The Royal Ballet in 2007 and now supports and documents dance worldwide. She is the President of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), a judge on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ and presents The Royal Ballet’s worldwide cinema simulcasts, amongst her many activities.