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Arlene Phillips

Arlene Phillips CBE is a showbiz legend, she has worked with stars from film and TV, to theatre and arenas, as well as becoming one of Britain’s favourite television judges.

Producer Midnight Tango. Channel 4: The Very Hot Gossip Show. ITV: Britannia High. BBC1 DanceX. ABC: Dance War: Bruno vs Carrie Ann. DVD Barbie Dance.

Director Arenas: Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, The Manchester XVII Commonwealth Games, The 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games Official Theme with Sarah Brightman and Jose Carreras.

Choreographer Musicals: Starlight Express, Wizard of Oz, Flashdance, The Sound of Music, Grease, We Will Rock You, Saturday Night Fever, Joseph, Jesus Christ Superstar, EFX at the MGM Grand, Matador.

Films: Annie (John Huston), Legend (Ridley Scott), White Hunter, Black Heart (Clint Eastwood), Salome’s Last Dance (Ken Russell), Monty Python’s Meaning of Life and Wind in the Willows (Terry Jones), The Hunger (Tony Scott), Can’t Stop The Music (Nancy Walker), It Couldn’t Happen Here (The Pet Shop Boys), Escape to Athena (George P. Cosmatos).

Television: The Olivier Awards, The Best Possible Taste, An Evening with Michael Ball, The Brit Awards, The Royal Variety Show, The Prince’s Trust, Children in Need, The Benny Hill Show, Party in the Park, Party at the Palace, Kenny Everett Video Show.

Music Videos: Freddie Mercury, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Queen, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, AC/DC, The Bee Gees, Duran Duran, Aretha Franklin, Boy George, Joan Jett, Kiss, George Michael, Cliff Richard, Robbie Williams.

Judge CBC: Over The Rainbow. BBC1: So You Think You Can Dance, Strictly Come Dancing, Strictly Dance Fever, DanceX, Let’s Dance for Comic Relief.

Television Appearances includeBBC 1: The One Show, It Takes Two, The Wright Stuff, The Magicians, Rhod Gilbert, Musicality: The Winner’s Story, Have I Got News For You, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Let’s Dance for Sport Relief, Eastenders: Christmas Party.BBC 2: The Culture Show, Antiques Road Trip, Great British Bake Off, Never Mind The Buzzcocks. BBC 4: The Story of Musicals, ITV: Loose Women, Alan Titchmarsh, National Television Awards, Discomania: The Beat Goes On, Faking It: The Irish Clog Dancer.ITV2: Xtra Factor, The Apprentice: Your Fired! Channel 4: Big Fat Quiz of the Year, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Paul O’Grady Show, Sky: Grease School Musical, Sky Arts: Dance Dance Dance, Nickelodeon: Bedtime Stories.

Radio Appearances include BBC Radio 4: Desert Island Discs, Woman’s Hour, Saturday Live, Inheritance Tracks. BBC Radio 2: Super Troupers, Steve Wright in the Afternoon. BBC Radio 3: Private Passions. Magic FM: Mother’s Day Special, BBC Radio 2: The London Palladium Story.

Books Dance to The Musicals, Alana Dancing Star series.

Columns The Sun, Woman’s Own Magazine, Yours Magazine.

Clothes Arlene Phillips for Marisota.

Contact: Twitter: @arlenephillips, Facebook: TheArlenePhillips, Web:

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