New Zealand-born prima ballerina. After dancing with London's Sadler's Wells Ballet, she performed for many years with the Royal Ballet.
In the early 1940s, she became the first student from New Zealand to win a Royal Academy of Dancing Scholarship.
She most famously danced the role of Swanhilda in the Coppelia ballet.
She was born in Invercargill, New Zealand. She married fellow dancer Philip Chatfield.
She and Margot Fonteyn were both prima ballerinas with the Royal Ballet.