Dancing on the Edge
|6 episodes

Music journalist Stanley Mitchell befriends The Louis Lester Band and helps its rise to fame from playing in a basement jazz club to the illustrious Imperial Hotel. At first, the band is treated with hostility by the hotel's elderly audience.

Dancing on the Edge

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Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in this tale of a 1930s jazz band. Against a backdrop of racism, they rise to fame, becoming high society favourites, but how long can success last?

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