Flashing her Pans – One Pubcaster’s Claim to Fame
Any of you who listened to our most recent Pubcast, show #73 will know that in the early exchanges of the show, Jim Staples fired a question at me: “Give me a fact about 1973/the number 73.” Having been caught off guard, I blurted out the first thing that came into my mind, “My mum was dancing on Top Of the Pops with Pans People in 1973.” Now not only was that nothing to do with football, it was slightly incorrect as it wasn’t until 1976 that my mum joined Pans People. Anyway, only the older generation will have a clue what I’m talking about but Pans People were a group of dancers that performed to different tracks on TOTP every week. So after a week of prodding, pushing and general bullying I’ve been forced to put up a clip of my lovely mother performing one of her dance routines on TOTP (I can’t believe I’m doing this)! For yours and the rest of the Pubcaster’s enjoyment I present Pans People…….