Lea Anderson formed all-female The Cholmondeleys 1984 after graduating from the Laban Centre, with the all-male Featherstonehaughs arriving in 1988. She has won three consecutive Digital Dance Awards, a Time Out/01 for London Award, and a London Dance and Performance Award. Anderson was awarded an MBE for her services to dance and is an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from the Dartington College of Arts.
The Featherstonehaughs tour dates include Easteigh, Maidenhead, Birmingham, Nottingham, Swansea, and London. The tour starts on 18 September in Huddersfield.