But perhaps more interestingly, what would have happened if she had carried out her threat? The ballets would not have been lost as they are notated and several are in the repertories of companies other than the Royal Ballet. At the very least it would have resulted in a major re-think as to what the company should be doing, and might have brought about the 'up-dating' the Board claimed it wanted from Dowell's successor.
And a final thought with regard to the Acosta interview:
I'm sorry to learn that he's not prepared to accept correction. It might account for some of the performances he's given in London this season.
"So if you are going to be in a room and correct my Don Quixote, a role I know a great deal, you need to know it better than me