Published: 19th Jun 2009

It was fun to choreograph a dance routine for 50 young people. They came from different parts of London so I had to go and visit them at their projects and then bring them together for the first time on the day of the show. But we were united by being part of Positive Futures. And we were joining in a national celebration of young people turning our back on drugs. Despite being different ages, different abilities and having different dance styles, I was amazed at just how well the dance went. I think we performed better in front of the crowd in Leicester Square Gardens. It got everyone’s adrenalin going, that’s for sure. At one point the children’s minister Baroness Morgan asked me to show her some of the dance moves. She didn’t have the right shoes, but she definitely had the right attitude when I tried to teach … (To read the full article, subscribe below)