|Louis Smith, 23, MBE compares 'gongs' with Arlene Phillips,70, CBE at Buckingham Palace earlier today |
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Clearly enjoying the ceremony, he later paused for a picture with Arlene Phillips,70, who collected a CBE. Louis, recently returned from a UK wide Strictly Come Dancing tour, told Her Majesty that he was now visiting schools to encourage schoolchildren to get involved in sport.
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Arlene Phillips became a household name as director and choreographer of Hot Gossip, a dance troupe which she formed in 1974. British television director, David Mallet invited Arlene to make Hot Gossip a regular feature of The Kenny Everett Show on ITV London - Thames Television , first being aired in 1978. It was during this time that Hot Gossip made their only hit record "I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper" Sarah Brightman was a member of Hot Gossip....
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