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Torvill and Dean

Duration:
1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 February 2014

6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0,6.0. On 14th February 1984 - Jayne Torvill and Christopher took to the ice at the Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games for the final part of the ice dance competition. What followed has been voted one of the greatest sporting moments in history by the Great British public. Their ice dance routine to Ravel's Bolero won Torvill and Dean the Olympic Gold medal and scored a record twelve perfect 6.0 scores from all of the Olympic judges. This record still stands as the highest score for a single routine.

It wasn't just the technical merit, the artistic impression, the brilliant choreography but, of course, their choice of wonderful music.

Now exactly 30 years to the day Jayne and Chris present a special edition of Friday Night is Music Night featuring much of the music from their incredible skating career.
The BBC Concert Orchestra is conducted by Nick Davies and the show includes music from Mack and Mabel(Herman), Barnum(Coleman) Capriccio Espagnol(Rimsky Korsakov) and, of course, Ravel's Bolero.

Concert recorded at the Mermaid Theatre, London on 5th February and first broadcast on 7th February 2014.

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA CB JAMES LOCKHART

    BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA CB JAMES LOCKHART Friday Night Is Music Night

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Mack and Mabel Overture

  • Image for Julian Jackson & BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    Julian Jackson & BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Summertime

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Les Patineurs

  • Image for Shan Cothi & The BBc Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    Shan Cothi & The BBc Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Bailero

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies From This Moment On

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Slaughter on 10th Avenue

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Love Duet - Fire and Ice

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Capriccio Espagnol

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Dance of the Tumblers

  • Image for Rodney Earl Clarke & The BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick davies

    Rodney Earl Clarke & The BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick davies I Won't Send Roses

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Song of India

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Pop Looks Bach

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Top Hat Selection

  • Image for John Smith and the BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    John Smith and the BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies January Stars

  • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies

    BBC Concert Orchestra c.b. Nick Davies Bolero

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BBC Concert Orchestra

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