Dancing on the Edge

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Dancing on the Edge was a 6-part BBC television drama series written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff broadcast in 2013 and featuring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode and Joanna Vanderham.[1] It follows an ambitious, young working-class journalist on the Musical Express, who discovers and promotes a black jazz band of mostly American musicians. The band soon attracts fans and aristocrats.[2]

Filming involving LMS Stanier Mogul 42968 and a rake of LNER Teak carriages took place over two days in February 2012. GNR 2701 Composite Corridor was used for filming scenes set within a railway carriage compartment and GWR 9084 First Sleeper was used for sleeping car scenes.

Kidderminster station became Folkestone and Bewdley became South Bromley. The Kidderminster to Bridgnorth train was used to show London in 1932 and 1933.


  1. www.imdb.com (retrieved 26 December 2016)
  2. Kidderminster Shuttle 4 February 2013 (retrieved 26 December 2016)


See also

List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway