Frank Freeman's dancing club - Edited by Caroline Jester
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'Frank Freeman's dancing club' An audio docudrama edited by Caroline Jester and taken from interviews including John Peel, with special thanks to BBC Hereford and Worcester. Commissioned by Wyre Forest District Council.

Frank Freeman - The Interview - With kind permission from BBC Hereford and Worcester
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BBC Hereford and Worcester's original interview with Frank Freeman. 

March 14, 2018

We've been having so much fun on tour, and so have our audiences. At the end of the show they're invited to have a dance with the cast! 

Little film of the fun we've been having below!

March 9, 2018

Our choreographer Steve Elias, along with Ali Belbin (playing Wynn in the show) and Writer / Director Caroline Jester have been out on the road this week running dancing workshops, and they've been having a ball!

At Newhampton Arts Centre they bumped into regional favou...

March 9, 2018

We're really grateful to the reception staff at Kidderminster College who ran the box office for the shows at the college. They had a surprisingly busy time, with many bookers wanting to share their stories and memories of the club. Hear from Cameron below about his ex...

March 4, 2018

We snuck into rehearsals to have a chat with the cast, and see how they felt about their roles, learning new dances and representing the true stories that form the dancing club.

March 2, 2018

Early 2017, and our Writer / Director Caroline comes across a series on the BBC - Our Dancing Town. Led and presented by choreographer Steve Elias the show got 3 Yorkshire towns up on their feet dancing. There seemed such synergy between the work Steve was doing with O...

March 2, 2018

We managed to grab a few precious minutes with The Dancing Club composer Jon Bates during our busy production period. See what he has to say about being part of the project team in this short film, and hear a couple of sample tracks on the players below too. 

Mr &...

February 26, 2018

We were thrilled to welcome Joanne Malin into our rehearsal room last week, she spend time with the cast and creative team, as well as 3 generations of the same family who all learnt to dance at Frank Freeman's Dancing Club. See both the lunchtime and evening bulletins...

February 11, 2018

The very lovely Tammy Gooding from BBC Hereford and Worcester has been following the story of The Dancing Club from the early days, and has interviewed our writer / director Caroline Jester about it in the past, so it feels like she's part of the story of the show now...

February 5, 2018

Today the team got a little look at Frank's original Dancing Club, a short 5 minute walk for the team from our rehearsal venue through Kidderminster town centre, and we arrived at the blue tiled archway and plaque marking the old entrance to The Dancing Club....

January 26, 2018

Earlier this week, with our composer, Jon Bates, we got together with the wonderful Kidderminster Male Choir at St Mary's Church to record 'The Lord of the Dance' specially for the production of The Dancing Club. The Lord of the Dance is an important song for the produ...

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