Len Goodman takes a step back in time to the heyday of British dance bands, a golden age of music that laid the foundations for 20th century pop. In the years between the wars, band leaders such as Bert Ambrose and Jack Hylton were household names and the country danced its socks off. It was a time of radio and records, when Britain absorbed black American music and gave it a unique twist.
Last Episode01x01 Episode 1 Aired: Dec. 23, 2013
Len discovers how we went dance band crazy and asks why, within just two decades, our love affair with this music began to fall flat.
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