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The older dancers taking to the stage

September 14th, 2016

Episode 1195 of 1337 episodes

A group of contemporary dance performers aged between 50 and 90 are taking to the stage at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Alan Lyddiard, theatre and film director, and Pat White, a retired teacher from Leeds who is one of the community performers in Anniversary, explain how they are hoping to change the perception of older people. (Image: Professional dancer Namron, 72, paired with 87-year-old amateur Barbara Newsome Copyright: Sara Teresa)

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