Scott Cupit on BBC Breakfast

“I think it’s the most joyful dance of all… it’s such a fun dance, more than anything it feels good.”

On Saturday 1st November 2014 Scott Cupit dropped by the BBC studios in Salford to chat to BBC Breakfast hosts Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt about Swing dancing, Swing Patrol, and Lindy Hop legend Frankie Manning.

Scott Cupit chatting to Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt about swing dancing

After joining Louise and Charlie on the couch Scott headed outside with Louise for a quick Charleston lesson, where they were joined by Mike Bushell and some of the great dancers from Manchester Lindy.

Scott Cupit teaches Louise Minchin how to Charleston

Watch as they are joined by Mike Bushell and some of the great dancers from Manchester Lindy.

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