When did Legs and Co leave Top of the Pops?

When did Legs and Co leave Top of the Pops?

were a dance troupe created in 1976 for the BBC’s weekly Top of the Pops programme. They had made over three hundred appearances on this show by the time of their last performance in 1981.

Who were the Top of the Pops dancers?

The original line-up included Sue Menhenick, Lulu Cartwright, and Patti Hammond from Ruby Flipper, with newcomers, Rosie Hetherington, Gill Clarke, and Pauline Peters making up the six. Sometimes male dancers, like Pearce were brought in. They were introduced to the television audience as the “Top of the Pops” dancers.

Who were the members of Legs & Co?

Legs & Co were put together and managed by, choreographer and founding member of Pan’s People, Flick Colby, and by fellow Pan’s People dancer Ruth Pearson….dancers were:

  • Lulu Cartwright.
  • Gill Clark.
  • Patti Hammond.
  • Rosemary Hetherington.
  • Sue Menhenick.
  • Pauline Peters.

Who was the first dance troupe on Top of the Pops?

They were initially a three-piece (Pat Hughes for the first edition only, Linda Hotchkin and Jane Bartlett), but their number eventually grew to six (Hotchkin, Bartlett, Lesley Larbey, Wendy Hilhouse, Barbara van der Heyde and Thelma Bignell) with Cook as full-time choreographer.

Where are the dancers from pans people now?

“Pan’s People broke up in 1976. Sadly, Flick, Louise [Clarke] and Andi Rutherford aren’t with us any more, but I still keep in touch with the others. Babs is married to actor Robert Powell and does charity work, Ruth is retired but invests in property, Cherry lives in America and Sue has moved up north.

When did pans stop?

The end of Pan’s People (March/April 1976) In early 1976, the last remaining original Top of the Pops dancer, Ruth Pearson, now approaching 30, was looking to retire.

Who was the last group on Top of the Pops?

Snow Patrol were the last act to play live on the weekly show when they performed their single “Chasing Cars”. Special editions were broadcast on Christmas Day (and usually, until 1984, a second edition a few days after Christmas), featuring some of the best-selling singles of the year and the Christmas number one.

How old is Sue from legs and Co?

Sue Menhenick Age is 65 years as of 2021.

Is Patti Hammond still alive?

Patti Hammond (1950–2021)

Was Sarah Brightman in a dance group?

Sarah Brightman (born Berkhamsted, 14 August 1960) is an English classical crossover soprano, singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and musician. Brightman began her career as a member of the dance troupe Hot Gossip and released several disco singles as a solo performer.