Her favourite ballets feel like good books – one can see them 1,000 times and they always feel fresh. Linda loves Giselle, all full-length MacMillan plus Song of the Earth, Robbins’s Dances at a Gathering, Balanchine’s Serenade and Agon, Ashton’s Scènes de Ballet and Symphonic Variations.

The Prince of the Pagodas

Is this ballet for you? Go If: You are team MacMillan. You are into post-Freudian themes, juicy dramas and pashmina pas de deux and…