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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Blackpool

November 19, 2016

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Oti Mabuse, Danny Mac - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Blackpool Claudia “Little Miss Dynamite” (Len) & AJ opened the Blackpool show with a Jive, scoring 36. Ore & Joanne’s Viennese Waltz saw Bruno commenting, “Ore, the ace in the pack.” They scored 38. Louise & Kevin’s Paso Doble “did not disappoint” (Craig) and they scored 38. Danny & Oti’s […]

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Shoes That Will Never See The Street

August 30, 2016

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dancer in pointe shoes and legwarmers

Shoes That Will Never See The Street Tonight’s episode of Inside the factory covers shoes – mainly the manufacture of trainers but also something of the history of shoes and a brief visit to Freed’s of London factory and to the Royal Opera House for a chat and demo with Lauren Cuthbertson. It’s not magic […]

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Pointe Shoes + Playground Favourites

May 24, 2016

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ballet pointe shoes

Pointe Shoes + Playground Favourites I recently photographed some products from Capezio, including pointe shoes, and I decided to add a twist of my own. Who remembers JACKS ? A playground game of skill – dexterity and co-ordination needed – JACKS involved small metal crosses and a rubber ball.    

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Ballet News Reviews | Fairy Tale Fashion

March 10, 2016

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Fairy Tale Fashion book cover

Ballet News Reviews | Fairy Tale Fashion Once upon a time….. Beautifully printed and bound in Italy, where fairy tales first thrived, Fairy Tale Fashion is a fascinating look at the curated content put together by Colleen Hill. This book combines with an exhibition at The Museum at FIT. This is the first book to […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Champion is Crowned

December 20, 2015

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Champion is Crowned It’s perverse. For thirteen weeks the voting public has consistently voted off the worst dancer each week, and when the Final swings around, and you’re voting for the person you want to win the show, guess what ? The worst dancer is voted to win! Jay McGuiness […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final Part One

December 19, 2015

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Kellie Bright,

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final Part One Georgia + Giovanni Kellie + Kevin Katie + Anton Jay+ Aliona   Who will make it to the final three ?   Live show photographs. © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction.   Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | The Finalists Anita Rani departs the dance floor in […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | The Finalists

December 19, 2015

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The final four couples with the Strictly trophy Kevin Clifton, Kellie Bright, Anton Du Beke, Katie Derham, Jay McGuiness, Aliona Vilani, Georgia May Foote, Giovanni Pernice

Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | The Finalists

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Anita Rani departs the dance floor in the semi-final and becomes the eleventh celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2015

December 13, 2015

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Kylie Minogue dances on Strictly Come Dancing

Anita Rani departs the dance floor in the semi-final and becomes the eleventh celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2015      This weekend Anita Rani became the eleventh celebrity contestant to exit the competition and missed out on reaching the Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final next week. She faced Katie Derham in the dreaded […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi Finals

December 13, 2015

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Semi finalist Katie Derham

Strictly Come Dancing Semi Finals 2015 Semi finals night on Strictly saw some interesting dances, brave choreography and dazzling costumes. Live show photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction.     STRICTLY COME DANCING THE LIVE TOUR Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 | New Photographs Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | Musicals Week Results […]

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Glitter Pointe Shoes

December 11, 2015

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Glitter Pointe Shoes Pointe shoes come in many forms. Usually, they are pink satin, but you wouldn’t catch Cinderella without a glittery pointe shoe, would you ? It’s not magic that keeps a ballerina on her toes – it’s a mixture of materials – often burlap, flour, dextrine, paper, potato starch, rough and smooth leather, […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 | New Photographs

December 9, 2015

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The cast of Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 | New Photographs The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 will be shown on Christmas Day. The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 pairings are : Abbey Clancy & Brendan Cole Alison Hammond & Robin Windsor Cassidy Little & Natalie Lowe Harry Judd & Jo Clifton Lisa Snowdon & […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | Musicals Week Results

December 6, 2015

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Helen and Aljaz take their final dance

Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | Musicals Week Results Helen George is the tenth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2015   This weekend Helen George became the tenth celebrity contestant to exit the competition as she faced Georgia May Foote in the dreaded dance off. The overall judges’ scores were combined with […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | The Quarter Finals

December 5, 2015

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015 | The Quarter Finals Here we are at the quarter finals – including Anton ! – and we have one guy and five girls waiting to dance Musicals Georgia & Giovanni opened this week with a Foxtrot to the theme from Beauty and the Beast. “It was charming” said Len, Bruno was […]

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Peter Andre is the ninth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2015

November 29, 2015

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Kristina Rihanoff, Karen Clifton & Natalie Lowe

Peter Andre is the ninth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2015  This weekend Peter Andre became the ninth celebrity contestant to exit the competition as he faced Kellie Bright in the dreaded dance off. On Saturday night, the couples danced twice.  As well as their routines, the couples also competed […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Magnificent Seven

November 28, 2015

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Georgia May Foote, Giovanni Pernice

Strictly Come Dancing | The Magnificent Seven Tonight we had cupcakes, marbles & the Quickstep-a-thon. Kellie & Kevin opened the show with a smart salsa but why does Kellie have to wear every colour under the sun ? Len said “Gr8” showing that a traditionalist he may be, but he’s still keeping up with the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Blackpool Week Results

November 22, 2015

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The Strictly Come Dancing contestants and professional dancers

Strictly Come Dancing | Blackpool Week Results Jamelia is the eighth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2015  At Strictly Come Dancing’s annual spectacular live from the world famous Blackpool Tower, Jamelia became the eighth contestant to leave the competition. For one weekend only, Strictly Come Dancing packed its bags and […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Blackpool Week

November 21, 2015

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Gleb Savchenko

Strictly Come Dancing | Blackpool Week I think we were all expecting the 10’s to roll out for Blackpool, because it’s usually a high scoring week with big numbers and show-stopping dancing. Tonight was a night for dance, for sure, and one of the best I can recall at Blackpool. A milestone in itself, you […]

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Jeremy Vine is the seventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2015

November 15, 2015

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Jeremy and Karen leave the competition Tess Daly, Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine is the seventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2015   This weekend, Jeremy Vine became the seventh contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as he faced Jamelia in the dreaded dance off. The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ votes to decide the lowest […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Week Before Blackpool

November 14, 2015

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Janette Manrara in a long white dress dancing on Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing | The Week Before Blackpool For the nine remaining couples, one dance stands between them and Blackpool. Anita & Gleb’s Quickstep impressed Darcey, who said, “week after week you come out at sell it” and they scored 32 Jay & Aliona’s “endearing” (Bruno) Foxtrot scored 30 Jamelia & Tristan’s Samba “was a […]

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Behind The Scenes | Call The Midwife Gets A Strictly Makeover for Children In Need

November 13, 2015

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Hit BBC One Show, Call the Midwife gets a glittering Strictly make over as four of its stars take to the dancefloor for a BBC Children In Need Special. - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Behind The Scenes | Call The Midwife Gets A Strictly Makeover for Children In Need    

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