Rip it Up the 70s
Rip It Up The 70s toured the UK with a brand new cast and brand new show. It brought the soundtrack of arguably popular music’s greatest decadeto life in another feast of song and dance.
The show starred Strictly Come Dancing champion Louis Smith MBE, Strictly finalist Rachel Stevens and Pussycat Doll’s Melody Thornton. Theysang and dancedto all-time classics from the era that brought the sounds of disco, glam rock, punk, funk, new wave and reggae into the mainstream alongside bold fashion statements such as hot pants, flares, crop tops, jumpsuits, platform shoes, maxi-dresses and tartan suits!
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While David Bowie and Marc Bolan gave us out-of-this-world glam rock, New York gave us disco and punk. Philly Soul brought its flared stride to the masses, while the Eurovision Song Contest made its greatest contribution to pop music with the arrival of Abba. Our Rip it Up 70s celebrated these artists and stories in song, dance, fashion and pop culture.