Grevel Lindop reads from his account of how he took up salsa dancing, became hooked on it and embarked upon an odyssey to explore its roots.
|01||Cuba Libre||20080811||Grevel tries salsa on a whim and is immediately entranced by its sexual charge.|
Without his wife, he travels to Havana.
There he meets Geldys, whose influence will remain with him forever.
|02||The Peanut's Like That||20080812||In Caracas and Bogota, Grevel's Manchester style of dancing fails to win over the locals.|
A Latin Marilyn Monroe sets him right.
|03||Rumba City||20080813||Grevel learns rumba with Maria, who shows him what she does with Carlos.|
He moves on to Juanchito, a suburb of the salsa-dominsted city of Cali.
|04||Rabia||20080814||In Puerto Rico, Grevel learns that dedicated salsa dancers need a little madness.|
|05 LAST||Candy Car Wash||20080815||In the Dominican Republic, Grevel finds an unlikely venue.|
On his return to Manchester, he no longer dances like an Englishman, but what will his wife make of the new Grevel?