In 1984 Anne started dancing with John Wood and changed a career to dancing Ballroom. After many successful years Anne retired in 1994 at the Team Match in Blackpool.
Richard’s professional achievements include:
– 8 times British Open and World Championships
– European, United Kingdom and International Champion
– 3 times United Kingdom 10 Dance Champion
– British Team Captain
– Chairman of Judges at the British Open Dance Festival
– Awarded the O.B.E. for services to Ballroom Dancing from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
Anne’s professional achievements include:
– 2 times British Open and World Professional Ballroom Champion
– 3 times European Professional Ballroom Champions
– Red Button Commentator for the BBC Strictly Come Dancing Series
– 2003 British team captain as part of the Open Ceremony of the British Team Match and danced in ‘duel’ with Peter Eggleton against Karen Hilton with Bill Irvine.
– 2011 co-presenter of the first Freedom to Dance Open to the World Competitions