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Come Dancing


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In Scotland and the West of England.
First Heat of the Inter-Regional Dancing Contest (by arrangement with Mecca Dancing)
From the Palais, Edinburgh.
With Jan Ralfini and his Band
Compere Archie McCulloch
West of England
From the Locarno, Bristol.
With Alan Hurst and his Band
Compere Nat Allen
Dance demonstration by Syd Perkin and Edna Duffield
Scottish Country Dancing from Edinburgh Square
Dancing from Bristol
Introduced by Peter Dimmock with a panel of judges in the London studio.


Band (Scotland): Jan Ralfini and his Band
Compere (Scotland): Archie McCulloch
Presented by (Scotland): Alan Rees
Band (West of England): Alan Hurst and his Band
Compere (West of England): Nat Allen
Presented by (West of England): Nicholas Crocker
Dancer: Syd Perkin
Dancer: Edna Duffield
Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Programme organised by: Eric Morley
Producer: Robin Scott

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