Arlene Phillips
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Arlene Phillips OBE is a showbiz legend. Having worked with stars over the past three decades, choreographing for a string of Hollywood directors, iconic pop videos and directing and choreographing some of the most successful West End musicals of all time, and of course a much loved TV presenter, judge and broadcaster, she is now a star in her own right.

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There's Strictly No Excuse - Take to the Floor and Get Dancing!

(1) Comments | Posted 12 November 2015 | (00:00)

It'll come as no surprise that I love dancing. I've been lucky enough to make a career out of it. I started my dancing career with the creation of a dance troupe in the 70s called Hot Gossip, and went on to choreograph everything from West End musicals to music...

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Why We Need to Get Children Reading

(2) Comments | Posted 10 September 2014 | (01:00)

Arlene Phillips visits a school in London to read 'The Granny Who Wasn't Like Other Grannies' to children for Save the Children's Born to Read. Credit: Ki Price/Save the Children

I was a war child and I was born into a...

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Understanding Dementia

(4) Comments | Posted 25 August 2012 | (01:00)

Over my years in the spotlight, I've often spoken openly about my experience with dementia - my fathered suffered with the disease during the later years of his life and for many years I worked to look after him before he entered a care home, when in need of more...

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