Different Drummer: The Life of Kenneth MacMillan by Jann Parry is the first complete biography of one of the greatest choreographers of the twentieth century, a real-life Billy Elliot.
A long-established dance writer, Jann Parry was dance critic for the Observer from 1983 - 2004. She has written for publications including The Spectator, The Listener, Dance Now, Dance Magazine and Dancing Times. As a writer and producer, she also worked for the BBC World Service, covering current affairs and the arts, and has contributed to television and radio documentaries about dance. She lives in London.