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Bob Lockyer at 70. © Elliott Franks at www.elliottfranks.com. (Click image for larger version)

Interview: Bob Lockyer at 70, Mr Dance when the BBC did dance

In a life at the BBC the director, Bob Lockyer, was an outstanding champion of dance for the camera. Now 70, he is still indefatigable in his enthusiasms

Bob Lockyer's Birthday Bash at The Place - Bob with Kenneth Tharp OBE (Chief Executive, The Place). © Richard Thompson. (Click image for larger version)

Bob Lockyer’s Birthday Bash – London

Bob Lockyer must be truly proud of his birthday gift: not a dud amongst the commissions he has brought about, sending three young choreographers on their way to a promising future.

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Bob Lockyer’s 70th birthday – Celebration at the Place on 13 April 2012

The Place Robin Howard Dance Theatre is holding a special night of dance celebrating Bob Lockyer, one of the major players in the development and establishment of dance in the UK, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

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