40 years of dance on BBC Television, Reels 5 and 6

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40 years of dance on BBC Television, Reels 5 and 6
Additional title: Forty years of dance on BBC Television
Additional title: Mayerling (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: Strange fish (Choreographic work : Newson)
Neave, Belinda (Choreographer)
Neave, Belinda (Dancer)
Burn, Jane (Dancer)
Mukhamedov, Irek, 1960- (Dancer)
Baggett, Helen (Dancer)
Dandeker, Celeste (Dancer)
French, Jon (Dancer)
Singh-Barmi, Kuldip (Dancer)
Smith, Sue (Dancer)
Toole, David (Dancer)
Champion, Kate (Dancer)
Charnock, Nigel (Dancer)
Cortes, Jordi (Dancer)
Houstoun, Wendy (Dancer)
Pappenheim, Melanie (Singer)
Payne-Myers, Diana (Dancer)
Potter, Lauren (Performer)
Tanner, Dale (Performer)
Lockyer, Bob (Producer)
Lockyer, Bob (Director)
Mumford, Peter, 1946- (Producer)
Mumford, Peter, 1946- (Director)
Wilson, Rodney (Producer)
Burge, Emma (Producer)
Bailey, Derek (Director)
Thorne, John (Composer)
MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 (Composer)
Lanchbery, John (Arranger)
Marks, Victoria (Choreographer)
Williams, Margaret (Director)
Melville, Miranda (Designer)
Beresford, Steve (Composer)
Beresford, Anne (Producer)
Newson, Lloyd (Choreographer)
Hinton, David B., 1950- (Director)
Howells, Michael (Designer)
Pook, Jocelyn (Composer)
Johnston, Adrian (Composer)
Duerinckx, Natalie (Costume designer)
Crolla, Scott (Costume designer)
Marks, Dennis, 1948- (Producer)
Royal Ballet (Production company)
Sadler's Wells Ballet (Production company)
CandoCo Dance Company (Production company)
DV8 Physical Theatre (Production company)
British Broadcasting Corporation (Production company)
Arts Council of Great Britain (Production company)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Production company)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978 - 1994
Place: United Kingdom
Publisher: British Broadcasting Corportion
Table of Contents
Reel 5. Thank you Madam: a birthday tribute to Dame Ninette de Valois (1978, 15 min., col. with b&w sequences) / director, Bob Lockyer ; film made to celebrate Dame Ninette's 80th birthday, drawing upon interviews from the BBC archives to tell the story of her lifework, the creation of Britain's Royal Ballet. The discussion also covers the contributions of Lilian Baylis and Margot Fonteyn to British ballet.
Dance house (c1991, 5 min., col.) / part of a series of twelve five-minute dances made for the camera, devised by Peter Mumford ; produced by Dancelines for the BBC and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producers, Peter Mumford and Emma Burge ; executive producers, Bob Lockyer and Rodney Wilson ; director, Peter Mumford ; choreography, Belinda Neave ; music, John Thorne ; performed by Belinda Neave.
Mayerling [excerpt] (1993?, 5 min., col.) / co-produced by the BBC and Covent Garden Pioneer ; director, Derek Bailey ; recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London ; choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; music, Franz Liszt, arranged and orchestrated by John Lanchbery ; performed by Irek Mukhamedov (Crown Prince Rudolf) and Jane Burn (Princess Stephanie) of the Royal Ballet.
Outside in (c1994, 15 min., col.) / from the series Dance for the camera ; produced by MJW for the BBC and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producer, Anne Beresford ; executive producers, Rodney Wilson and Bob Lockyer ; director, Margaret Williams ; choreography, Victoria Marks ; music, Steve Beresford ; production design, Miranda Melville ; costumes, Betty Jackson ; performed by CandoCo Dance Company: Helen Baggett, Celeste Dandeker, Jon French, Kuldip Singh-Barmi, Sue Smith, and David Toole.
Reel 6. Strange fish (c1993, 56 min., col.) / produced by DV8 Films for the BBC, in association with RM Arts ; producer, David Stacey ; executive producers, Bob Lockyer and Dennis Marks ; director, David Hinton ; choreography originally created for the stage by Lloyd Newson and DV8 Physical Theatre, adapted for the screen by Newson and David Hinton ; vocal music, Jocelyn Pook ; instrumental music, Adrian Johnston ; designer, Michael Howells; costumes, Natalie Duerinckx and Scott Crolla ; performed by DV8 Physical Theatre: Kate Champion, Nigel Charnock, Jordi Cortes Molina, Wendy Houstoun, Melanie Pappenheim (vocals), Diana Payne-Myers, Lauren Potter, and Dale Tanner.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6957 Reels 5 and 6 ; *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 3 (former)
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001
Baylis, Lilian, 1874-1937
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
Dancers with disabilities
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Dance television programs
Documentary television programs
Statement of responsibility: presented by the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Venue: Compilation of five television programs screened at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, on September 29, 1994 (6:00-7:30PM).
Content: Reel 5 (42 min.). Thank you Madam, Dance House, Mayerling, Outside in ; Reel 6 (56 min.). Strange fish.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (98 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Third in a series of three screenings of television programs on dance presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation between 1953 and 1994. The programs include documentaries, recorded stage performances and adaptations of stage performances, and video- and cinedance works. For the first and second screenings in this series, see *MGZIA 4-2066 cassette 1 and cassette 2.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175477
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 35854e10-073e-0135-871b-29f9227fb12b
Rights Statement
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  • 1978: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "40 years of dance on BBC Television" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978 - 1994. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a0928ca0-ef97-0133-60f5-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "40 years of dance on BBC Television" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 21, 2018. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a0928ca0-ef97-0133-60f5-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978 - 1994). 40 years of dance on BBC Television Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a0928ca0-ef97-0133-60f5-60f81dd2b63c

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40 years of dance on BBC Television