Starring: Ashley Banjo
Production Company: Second Star production
Kent Locations Used: Whitstable, Dartford and Hythe
The objective of reality show Flirty Dancing (2019-), is to help people find a romantic partner through the art of dance. Each episode features two pairs of singletons, both will be taught one half of a choreographed dance routine; eventually meeting up for a date where they perform together.
In the second series, there will be various Kent locations featuring local contributors. Production filmed with contributors around various streets in Whitstable and Tankerton beach, Dartford including Central Park, as well as Hythe town centre and the Royal Military Canal.
Whitstable is a bohemian seaside town which was famous for its oysters and is now famous for the harbour where sunbathing, swimming and water sports are popular including jet skiing. Furthermore, it has one of the oldest yacht clubs. Previous filming here includes Who Do You Think You Are? (2018) and The Apprentice (2015).
Dartford town centre lies in a valley through which River Darent flows. Dartford became a market town in medieval times and is now mainly a commuter town for Greater London. However, it does have a long history of religious, industrial and cultural importance. Previous filming here includes Who Do You Think You Are? (2014) and Don’t Tell the Bride (2013).
Hythe is a coastal market town in the district of Folkestone & Hythe. The town has medieval and Georgian buildings and was once defended by two castles; it has a lot of sporting activities to do such as horse riding, bowling, tennis and many more. Previous filming includes Celebs on the Farm (2018).
Series 2 is due to start at 8pm on Channel 4 from Friday 8th November 2019.
For more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map.