Bridget Kendall asks why there is a proportionately high amount of Russian and East European dancers in Strictly Come Dancing. The programme features dancers Kristina Rihanoff and Gleb Savchenko who discuss their careers and their dedication to dance. Dancers from previous generations talk about the hardships they faced while dancing in Soviet Russia when ballroom dancing was forbidden. And the first Russian couple to buy into the Fred Astaire dance studios in the US talk about their life in the west.
Producer: Gill Davies
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