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Dance night

Title
Dance night [videorecording] / BBC Two ; produced and directed by Andy King-Dabbs ; executive producer, Bob Lockyer ; choreography by Carol Fletcher.
Publication
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1998.

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Additional Authors
  • Bull, Deborah (Deborah C.).
  • Sayle, Alexei.
  • Cooper, Adam, 1971-
  • Seymour, Lynn, 1939-
  • Hilton, Marcus
  • Hilton, Karen
  • Torvill, Jayne, 1957-
  • Dean, Christopher, 1958-
  • Lynne, Gillian
  • Grey, Beryl, 1927-2022
  • Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
  • Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
  • Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988
  • Toye, Wendy, 1917-2010
  • Britton, Amanda
  • Clarke, Gill
  • Feldman, Sean
  • Kilroy, John
  • Old, Paul
  • Quinn, Catherine
  • Saxon, Deborah
  • Burns, Donnie
  • Fairweather, Gaynor
  • Péña, Paco
  • Castle, Roy, 1932-
  • Berghuijs, Martine
  • Post, Dries van der
  • King-Dabbs, Andy.
  • Lockyer, Bob.
  • Fletcher, Carol
  • Stafford, David, 1949-
  • Marshall, Jill.
  • Smax, Willy.
  • Foy, Patricia.
  • Anderson, Peter, video director.
  • Lee, Rosemary.
  • Miller, Graeme.
  • Beresford, Anne.
  • Williams, Margaret.
  • Davies, Siobhan, 1950-
  • Scarlatti, Domenico, 1685-1757.
  • Fargion, Matteo Francesco, 1961-
  • Buckland, David.
  • Keir, Sasha.
  • Beswick, Ian.
  • Marks, Stephany.
  • MacGibbon, Ross.
  • Gool, Clara van.
  • Weers, Hans de.
  • Ryder, Marcus.
  • Royal Ballet.
  • Siobhan Davies Dance (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
  • Nederlandse Programma Stichting.
  • DHCA.
Description
3 videocassettes (189 min.) : sd., col. PAL; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Bob Lockyer.
Uniform Title
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)
  • Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Duo concertant (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Invitation (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
  • Herman Schmerman (Choreographic work : Forsythe)
  • Salut d'amour à Margot Fonteyn (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Art of touch (Choreographic work : Davies)
  • Infanta (Motion picture)
  • Nussin (Motion picture)
  • Clubbing (Motion picture)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Interviews.
  • Video.
Note
  • Includes commercials for unrelated programs.
Credits (note)
  • Scriptwriter, David Stafford. Credits for Best ballroom segments: c1998 ; produced by BBC ; directed and edited by Ross MacGibbon ; produced by Stephany Marks ; filmed at the Rivoli Ballroom, London.
Performer (note)
  • Hosts: Deborah Bull, Alexei Sayle.
Contents
  • Cassette 1. My first dance lesson / by Jeremy Lloyd.
  • Dance ballerina dance (c1998 ; ca. 44 min.) / produced by Paladin for BBC ; produced and directed by Jill Marshall ; executive producer, Clive Syddall ; executive producer for BBC, Bob Lockyer ; production design, David Hill ; devised and presented by Deborah Bull with Adam Cooper, Lynn Seymour, Gary Avis, Alastair Marriott, and Chris Saunders. Images of women as presented in representative works by male choreographers: Marius Petipa's The sleeping beauty, Frederick Ashton's Les deux pigeons, George Balanchine's Duo concertant, Kenneth MacMillan's The invitation, and William Forsythe's Herman Schmerman.
  • My first dance lesson / by Billie Piper.
  • Best ballroom: the quickstep / danced by Marcus and Karen Hilton.
  • [Bolero] / figure skating by Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
  • My first dance lesson / by Jayne Torvill.
  • Let's face the music and dance / recorded at the Winter Olympics, 1994 ; figure skating by Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.
  • You make me feel like dancing (c1998 ; ca. 28 min., continued with slight overlap on cassette 2) / subtitled Alexei Sayle's DIY [Do it yourself] guide to shaking your booty ; produced and directed by Willy Smax ; executive producer, Judith Holder ; devised by Alexei Sayle and Carol Fletcher ; written by Alexei Sayle and David Stafford. Lighthearted lessons in the basics of the waltz, jive, merengue, disco dancing, and salsa.
  • Cassette 2. You make me feel like dancing (continued from cassette 1 ; ca. 5 min.).
  • Best ballroom: the waltz / danced by Marcus and Karen Hilton.
  • My first dance lesson / by Gillian Lynne and Dame Beryl Grey.
  • The magic of dance: [Part VI], Out in the limelight, home in the rain (c1979 ; ca. 47 min.) / produced by BBC-TV in association with Time-Life TV and RM Productions ; produced and directed by Patricia Foy ; narrated by Margot Fonteyn. Looking back from the perspective of her 60th birthday, Fonteyn discusses the paradoxes of a dancer's life. Children's dance classes represent the beginning of a dancer's career ; an adults' class taught by Terry Westmoreland depicts the dancer's continuing hard work. Fonteyn is seen dancing Frederick Ashton's Salut d'amour, briefly partnered by the choreographer, at her 60th birthday tribute. She also performs Ashton's Marguerite and Armand with Rudolf Nureyev and members of the Royal Ballet. For complete footage of this program, which is slightly abridged here, see *MGZIC 9-150.
  • Infanta (c1998 ; ca. 5 min.) / produced by MJW Productions for BBC ; [a film by] Peter Anderson and Rosemary Lee ; produced by Anne Beresford, Margaret Williams ; executive producer for BBC, Bob Lockyer ; music/sound design, Graeme Miller ; production design, Louise Belson, Mary Robson ; performed by Ella Horton Chandler. Cinedance work.
  • [Parody of Gene Kelly in Singin' in the rain] / performed by Eric and Ernie.
  • My first dance lesson / by Wendy Toye.
  • The art of touch (c1998 ; ca. 18 min., continued on cassette 3) / directed and edited by Ross MacGibbon ; produced by Stephany Marks ; executive producer for BBC, Bob Lockyer ; choreography, Siobhan Davies ; music, Domenico Scarlatti, Matteo Fargion ; set, David Buckland ; costumes, Sasha Keir ; lighting, Ian Beswick ; danced by the Siobhan Davies Dance Company: Amanda Britton, Gill Clarke, Sean Feldman, John Kilroy, Paul Old, Catherine Quinn, Deborah Saxon ; musicians, Carole Cerasi, Pierre Mantaï.
  • Cassette 3. The art of touch (continued from cassette 2 ; ca. 15 min.).
  • [My first dance lesson] / by Deborah Bull.
  • My first dance lesson / by Billy Bragg and Marie Bragg.
  • Best ballroom: the paso doble / danced by Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather.
  • My first dance lesson / by Paco Peña ; illustrated with footage of flamenco dancing.
  • My first dance lesson / by Lionel Blair ; illustrated with 1984 footage of tap dancing by Lionel Blair, his sister Joyce and Roy Castle.
  • My first dance lesson / by Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather.
  • Best ballroom: the rumba / danced by Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather.
  • Nussin (c1998 ; ca. 14 min.) / co-produced by NPS/BBC ; produced by Hans de Weers, Hans de Wolf ; choreography and performance, Bennie Bartels, Martine Berghuijs, Claudia Codega, Dries van der Post ; scenario and direction, Clara van Gool ; art direction, Erly Brugmans ; costumes, Bernadette Corstens ; lighting, Alex Booy. Cinedance work.
  • My first dance lesson / by Sonique.
  • My first dance lesson / by Paul Davis [athlete].
  • Clubbing (c1998 ; ca. 29 min.) / produced by BBC ; directed by Marcus Ryder ; producer, Andy King-Dabbs ; executive producer, Bob Lockyer. Documentary on devotees of club dancing, who talk about their experiences. Four individuals (a hairdresser, a chef, a dancer, and a student) are singled out and shown at their daytime occupations as well as in the clubs.
  • My first dance (rave) lesson / by Hope Grant.
  • Credits only for Strictly ballroom and A chorus line.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3452
OCLC
NYPY99-F670
Title
Dance night [videorecording] / BBC Two ; produced and directed by Andy King-Dabbs ; executive producer, Bob Lockyer ; choreography by Carol Fletcher.
Imprint
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, c1998.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Credits
Scriptwriter, David Stafford. Credits for Best ballroom segments: c1998 ; produced by BBC ; directed and edited by Ross MacGibbon ; produced by Stephany Marks ; filmed at the Rivoli Ballroom, London.
Performer
Hosts: Deborah Bull, Alexei Sayle.
Summary
Excerpts from an evening-long presentation of dance programs and films, old and new, interspersed with shorter sequences (among them the series My first dance lesson and Best ballroom) and comedy and dancing by the hosts. Running times are provided only for the featured programs. Two films announced by the hosts, Strictly ballroom and A chorus line, do not appear on this recording.
Local Subject
Women in dance.
Social dancing -- 20th century -- Study and teaching.
Cinedance.
Comedy in dance.
Television. The magic of dance.
Added Author
Bull, Deborah (Deborah C.). hst, dancer.
Sayle, Alexei. Host
Cooper, Adam, 1971- dancer.
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- dancer.
Hilton, Marcus, dancer.
Hilton, Karen, dancer.
Torvill, Jayne, 1957- performer.
Dean, Christopher, 1958- performer.
Lynne, Gillian, dancer.
Grey, Beryl, 1927-2022, dancer.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, narrator.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer, dancer.
Toye, Wendy, 1917-2010, dancer.
Britton, Amanda, dancer.
Clarke, Gill, dancer.
Feldman, Sean, dancer.
Kilroy, John, dancer.
Old, Paul, dancer.
Quinn, Catherine, dancer.
Saxon, Deborah, dancer.
Burns, Donnie, dancer.
Fairweather, Gaynor, dancer.
Péña, Paco, dancer.
Castle, Roy, 1932- dancer.
Berghuijs, Martine, choreographer, dancer.
Post, Dries van der, choreographer, dancer.
King-Dabbs, Andy. Producer
Lockyer, Bob. Producer
Fletcher, Carol, choreographer.
Stafford, David, 1949- Screenwriter
Marshall, Jill. Producer. Director
Smax, Willy. Producer. Director
Foy, Patricia. Producer. Director
Anderson, Peter, video director.
Lee, Rosemary. Director
Miller, Graeme. Musician
Beresford, Anne. Producer
Williams, Margaret. Producer
Davies, Siobhan, 1950- choreographer.
Scarlatti, Domenico, 1685-1757. Composer
Fargion, Matteo Francesco, 1961- Composer
Buckland, David. Designer
Keir, Sasha. Costume designer
Beswick, Ian.
Marks, Stephany. Producer
MacGibbon, Ross. Director
Gool, Clara van. Librettist. Director
Weers, Hans de. Producer
Ryder, Marcus. Director
Royal Ballet.
Siobhan Davies Dance (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Nederlandse Programma Stichting.
DHCA.
Added Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)
Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Duo concertant (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Invitation (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Herman Schmerman (Choreographic work : Forsythe)
Salut d'amour à Margot Fonteyn (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Marguerite and Armand (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Art of touch (Choreographic work : Davies)
Infanta (Motion picture)
Nussin (Motion picture)
Clubbing (Motion picture)
Gift of Bob Lockyer.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-3452
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