History books ( again)
Crisis what crisis by A W Turner also quotes Bill Oddie and goes on
It was a lovely image , but sadly one from a fast vanishing age. The five women dance troupe Pan's People had recently retired, after ten years of providing visual relief for dads obliged by their children to watch Top of the pops. They were replaced by the short-lived and barely remembered Ruby Flipper, whose mixed-gender line-up failed to console a bereaved audience.