UK TV Dance Troupes and the Race-Mixing Agenda
Published on Jul 14, 2020
British television companies formerly observed an informal rule against portraying interracial relationships. This was weakened in the 1970s and early 1980s by the introduction of mixed-race dance troupes on television, sometimes with erotically suggestive choreography
The footage of Pan's People, Ruby Flipper, Legs and Co, and Zoo is all from the BBC's long-running 'Top of the Pops' series.
The Hot Gossip footage is from 'The Kenny Everett Video Show', made by Thames Television for ITV.
The clip at 1:30 features Ronnie Barker in the BBC comedy series, 'Porridge', here taken from a programme about 'Top of the Pops'.
The clip at 6:31 is of Kenny Everett as his slutty actress character, Cupid Stunt, uttering her catch phrase. It is taken from 'The Kenny Everett Video Show', in which Hot Gossip appeared.
The sequences at 0:33 and 5:31 are from the 2017 Christmas advertising campaigns for chain stores, which emphasised interracial relationships and mixed-race families.
Music and sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com
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