Tagged with: Dance
Editor, BBC TV blog
Greedy dancers, bionic bums and pigeon toes - it's all being said on Strictly Come Dancing.
“Would our cameras somehow interfere with the genuineness of the event?” Assistant producer Laura Kaye on filming the un-sanitised version of the classic Andalusian art form for BBC Two’s Flamenco: Gypsy Soul.
A ballroom, pretty dresses, couples twirling round the floor to the swelling music of the Waltz. What could be more genteel? Well, as I discovered in my new series Elegance and Decadence: The Age of the Regency, the waltz was the Regency equivalent of dirty dancing. When it firs...
I've shot myself in the foot. Not literally, of course. That would make Let's Dance For Comic Relief too big a challenge even for me, and I love a challenge. It's the final week of training and I'm beginning to realise quite how difficult my routine is. Problem is, I chose it. Noth...
Editor, BBC TV blog
If you count yourself a fan of Strictly Come Dancing, then have a look at the Strictly blog today. Flavia Cacace is performing a specially choreographed Argentine Tango Unleashed - and the BBC experimented by filming it in 3D. Flavia's dance was made into a trailer, which will be...
Well, here we are back again in Studio One at BBC Television Centre for my fifth series conducting the live band on Strictly Come Dancing, after taking over from the great Laurie Holloway. This year looks like it's going to be a good one, judging by the launch show. The new set looks amazing...
The first time I ever heard about Beckii Cruel, was when my executive producer phoned me on my day off and said the following: "I've just found out about an eccentric programme for BBC Three. It's about a girl from the Isle of Man who danced on the internet to Japanese pop music and became famou...
Hello. I'm the commissioning editor for factual programmes on BBC Three. A key part of my job is to find and help manage programme ideas that feel distinctive and original. Disability is a subject that can easily be forgotten or pushed aside by the mainstream. But at BBC Three we've aimed to ...