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Robert Webb hosts a top fifty countdown of the hippest, sexiest, quirkiest and campest dance crazes of the last forty years.

Re-live your guiltiest pleasures, celebrate your fast-footed heroes and scorn those annoying ones you thought you'd forgotten in a fun-filled romp through the archives.

Dance Master Webb takes us by the hand and leads us to the dance floor to find out what are the biggest and best dance crazes of all time. What turns a simple bit of choreography into a worldwide phenomenon? What do Single Ladies, Thriller, Vogue, Oops Upside Your Head and The Macarena have that the Birdie Song and the Ketchup Song don't?

Featuring interviews with Melanie C, Louie Spence, Rufus Hound, Bradley Macintosh, Katy Brand, Craig Revel Horwood, Richard O'Brien, MC Hammer, Carl Douglas, The Village People, Jarvis Cocker, Suggs, Andrew Stone, Shappi Khorsandi, Lisa Scott Lee and Whigfield.

They'll be getting under the skin of where the moves originated, how they became a sensation, and - crucially for all you dance-floor show-offs - how to recreate them.

3 hours

Last on

Sun 12 Jun 2011 02:15


Role Contributor
PresenterRobert Webb
ProducerEllen Evans
Executive ProducerAndrew Nicholson
WriterRob Gibbons
WriterNeil Gibbons

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