Dirty Dancing

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‘Dirty Dancing felt like it was made for me!’: Jennifer Grey on her turbulent life – and the film that made her a star
With the publication of her uncompromising memoir, the actor looks back at the classic coming-of-age movie – and the tension between her and co-star Patrick Swayze

Simon Bland

15, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Dirty Dancing sequel starring Jennifer Grey announced 33 years after original
Original star Grey will also executive produce follow-up to hit summer romance movie, with Jonathan Levine directing

Catherine Shoard

07, Aug, 2020 @9:11 AM

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How we made Dirty Dancing's (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
‘My old boss called and asked me to write a song for a movie called Dirty Dancing. I thought: “Ah, poor Jimmy’s doing porn”’

Interviews by Henry Yates

09, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'When you grow up your heart dies': how the coming-of-age film got smart
From Pretty in Pink to Dirty Dancing and Say Anything - Hadley Freeman describes the emotions that got her hooked on films about growing up

Hadley Freeman

28, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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They'll be back: are reissues of familiar favourites crowding out hard-to-find classics?
Terminator 2, Dirty Dancing and The Silence of the Lambs are all set for cinema runs – but are brilliant older films in danger of permanent eclipse?

Cath Clarke

29, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Why Dirty Dancing would never be made today | Noo Saro-Wiwa
30 years ago the film addressed abortion, religion and class in a way that 21st-century Hollywood would never dare, writes Noo Saro-Wiwa

Noo Saro-Wiwa

31, Aug, 2017 @1:23 PM

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Nobody puts Dirty Dancing lovers in the corner
A near-fatal Dirty Dancing-themed wedding dance warm-up has much to tell us about how we see ourselves and our partners, writes Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

23, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Is Channing Tatum in a fish tail the feminist dream realised? The jury’s out
The current passion for 1980s films reflects what we lack today: films back then were made for adults, not just teenage boys

Hadley Freeman

03, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Secret Cinema: Dirty Dancing review – the UK's biggest hen party
Re-enactments of the film’s big scenes enable a hyped-up, hula-hooping crowd in a sing-along with the atmosphere of a drunken sleepover

Kate Hutchinson

25, Jul, 2016 @11:44 AM

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Nicole Scherzinger signs on for Dirty Dancing remake
The former Pussycat Dolls frontwoman is set to join Abigail Breslin and Debra Messing in ABC’s TV movie adaptation of Dirty Dancing

Nigel M Smith

01, Mar, 2016 @6:59 PM

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From Broadway to France's boulevards: how Paris fell in love with musicals
Director Jean-Luc Choplin explains how he led an English-language musical comedy revolution when he took the reins at Paris’s Châtelet theatre

Kim Willsher in Paris

13, Nov, 2015 @3:41 PM

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Jennifer Grey: 'I don't understand people who re-enact Dirty Dancing'
The star of some of the greatest 1980s movies on what it’s like to return to the era in new comedy Red Oaks on Amazon Prime, and why she has never done ‘the lift’ again

Gabriel Tate

12, Oct, 2015 @12:01 PM

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