Top of the Pops, 30 December 1971: Pan’s People dance to Stoney End by Barbara Streisand. From their famous visit to HMS Triumph in 1971, in Momabsa. Of course if we tried to repeat this today, now that we’re sharing aircraft carriers with France, Pan’s People would have to share the ship with Les Claudettes. […]
Monthly Archives: December 2016
Top of the Pops, 28 December 1972: Pan’s People dance to Nilsson’s Without You. Featuring Cherry’s debut. From Digging the Dancing Queens, 1994: Flick Colby: “She came out of this package and she just looked adorable: and then we did the worst number I’ve every seen in my life: and we had these big lumpy […]
Top of the Pops Christmas Special (Part 2), 27 December 1979: Legs & Co. dance to Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive”. Looking moody in glamorous green sequinned outfits, Gill, Lulu, Pauline, Rosemary and Sue dance upstairs, as Patti roller-skates around the skinny tinsel Christmas tree downstairs.
Top Of The Pops Christmas (Special Part 2) 27 December 1973: Pan’s People dance to Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum.
Here’s an early christmas present, courtesy of forum regular Gaz: two extremely rare clips of Pan’s People performances from BBC2 Light Entertainment show “Night Club”. Both routines show evidence of the complex choreographic Flick Colby was capable of with enough reparation and rehearsal time, outwith the constant mad dash of TOTP production. 1. Nothing Can […]
Top of the Pops, 23 December 1976: Legs & Co. dance to I Wish by Stevie Wonder. Thanks to panspeople.com for the youtube post. From the old blog, Wednesday, 25 May 2011 Thanks to Bucksby, who has sent me this Legs & Co routine, one of the many posted on YouTube by nyrainbow4. Legs & […]
Top of the Pops 23 December 1975: Pan’s People dance to Space Oddity by Davis Bowie. Preceded by a pot calling a kettle black.
Top of the Pops Day-before-Christmas-Eve Special, 23 December 1975: Pan’s People dance to Barbados by Typically Tropical. Pan’s People in a typical wintery landscape, complete with snowman and TV studio fake snow, shivering in their big fur coats as they try to keep warm. But how will they represent the tropical beaches, sunshine and heat […]
TOTP, 22 December 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Donna Summer’s Love’s Unkind. Thanks to ASmK for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Friday, 18 November 2011: Here’s another update to an old, non-embedded clip post. This time, Legs & Co. dance to Donna Summer’s Love’s Unkind. Lots of classic literal interpretation here. I […]
20th December 1974: Pan’s People dancing to Robert Knight’s Love on a Mountain Top. Thanks to panspeople.com for the YouTube post.