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Same-sex ballroom has been challenging conventions long before Dancing on Ice

It had been discussed among fans of the show for some time: when would Strictly Come Dancing feature its first same-sex pairing? One of the judges, Craig Revel Horwood, and a former contestant, the Rev Richard Coles, had both supported … Continue reading

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Doctor dance, Blackpool remembered and competition revolution

New articles in the Dance Today section include: Darren and Lilia’s Dance Clinic Strictly champions and top coaches Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova answer readers’ burning questions. Blackpool remembered The top 10 memories of the  Blackpool Dance Festival, from classic rivalries and emotional farewells to … Continue reading

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May issue of ‘Dance Today’

The new issue of Dance Today magazine is now on sale. My features this month include: Strictly favourites Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova‘s first-ever ballroom clinic, solving our readers’ most pressing dance dilemmas The top 10 memories of the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival … Continue reading

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