Series 4

October – November 2022.

Interviews include Akram Khan, Dame Monica Mason, Charlotte Edmonds, and Jay Jay Revlon.

Episode 1: Akram Khan

Broadcast date: 13 October 2022 The opening guest in the new series of Why Dance Matters is a star among contemporary dance artists. Akram Khan…
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Episode 2: Dame Monica Mason

Broadcast date: 20 October 2022 May you live in interesting times may be an ancient curse, but Monica Mason has voyaged through some very interesting…
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Episode 3: Zack Frongillo

Broadcast date: 27 October 2022 The Savannah Bananas is not what you might expect from a US baseball team; players break off to twerk or…
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Episode 4: Charlotte Edmonds

Broadcast date: 3 November 2022 Unusually, Charlotte Edmonds began her career as a professional choreographer while still a teenager. The RAD spotted her talent for…
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Episode 5: Jay Jay Revlon

Broadcast date: 10 November 2022 Ballroom culture was celebrated in the tv drama Pose, set in New York during the 1980s and 90s. It originated…
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Episode 6: Dr Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel

Broadcast date: 17 November 2022 Why Dance Matters has benefited hugely from encouragement and inspiration from Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel in the Faculty of Education at the…
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Episode 7: Benjamin Zephaniah

Broadcast date: 24 November 2022 In the last episode of this season of Why Dance Matters, we meet a poet – the resonant, rousing, heart-stopping…
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