E4 to Follow Bristol’s Dark Angels Dance Team for New Reality Series | TV
E4 will follow a top dance team for a brand new reality show.
Provisionally titled Breaking Bristol, E4 will enter the world of Bristol-based dance troupe and reigning hip-hop world champions the Dark Angels.
Cameras will follow the group as they fight to achieve what no other has ever done – defend their British title and win back-to-back gold at the National Dance Championships.
Share E4: “We dive head first into the intimate personal stories of the strong 30-dance troupe, juggling full-time jobs or education with their passion for dance.
“Bound by strong friendships and the familiarity of growing up in the tight-knit community of Knowle West, we will follow their ambitious journey throughout the season and beyond to Bournemouth and the UK Championships, as they dance for a lifetime to defend their title and solidify their impact in their small town south of Bristol, where everyone knows each other.
“In a competitive and hard-working world, camaraderie and friendship are essential and this ambitious team is as close as it gets. There is hard work and there is also laughter, and the close bond with their head coach and mentor Charlie and his equally committed wife Steph help these dancers come to life by performing mind-blowing routines amid tough workout routines designed to keep them on top.
“Together, the Angels are able to balance relationships, family, school and work, with their dreams of world domination in dance and of becoming professional one day.”
Harjeet Chhokar, Channel 4 The Factual Editor-in-Chief said: “We join the Dark Angels as they live a year like no other, struggling to retain their title and win back-to-back gold medals, a feat that no other team do. achieved, while managing the day-to-day. challenges of sometimes hectic lives.
“This series is real and relatable, it has light, brilliance and flair and an irresistible dance flair. We are truly delighted that E4 viewers are hanging on to this brand new factual offering – Breaking Bristol (w / t). “
The six-part series is produced by Proper Content and will air on E4 in 2022.