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Drama about the rise to fame of a black jazz band in 1930s London at a time of extraordinary change. The Louis Lester Band has yet to reach the fame it so desires, and is stuck playing children's birthday parties at the Imperial Ballroom. Louis is frustrated. However, the band is introduced to wealthy recluse Lady Lavinia Cremone and she may be able to change its fortunes.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 10 Feb 2013 23:50
BBC Two Scotland only

Credits

Role Contributor
Louis LesterChiwetel Ejiofor
JessieAngel Coulby
CarlaWunmi Mosaku
Stanley MitchellMatthew Goode
MastersonJohn Goodman
DonaldsonAnthony Head
SchlesingerMel Smith
SarahJanet Montgomery
Lady WinnetRuth Gemmell
RosieJenna-Louise Coleman
Mrs LeeJoanna Brookes
Mr WaxAllan Corduner
DeirdreCaroline Quentin
Harry ThorntonMiles Richardson
Prince of WalesSam Troughton

Meet the characters

DOTE Group Shot 2

Find out more about the characters from Dancing on the Edge.

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