The Hot New Bolshoi Star Who Played Rudolf Nureyev On BBC

Artem Ovcharenko: “I was very keen, not just to play him correctly, but also to dance like him, but without making it a caricature. If you look at the way he was dancing in his younger days, people were already saying that he was a genius on stage – but technically bad. But I feared that if I simply emphasised that, it would be too obvious.”