This 80s precursor to Dancing with the Stars took the competitive community spirit of Top Town to the dance floor, with dancers twirling and dipping in sequinned spandex for the ‘Top Dance City’ trophy. Hosted by radio personality Lindsay Yeo, this 1982 final follows the foxtrot and samba at Wellington’s Majestic Cabaret. Beside regional bragging rights, winners take home a Pye Vidmatic 10 inch TV. The Northern Ballet Company (the one from Auckland, not the company from Leeds) interrupt proceedings for a Venusian space travel interlude that won't soon be forgotten.
'Forever Tuesday Morning', co-written by Andrew Fagan and band mates Tim Wedde and Gary Curtis, is The Mockers' most well-known single and number 75 on APRA's Top 100 NZ Songs. Fagan sits in darkened solitude, a prisoner of his emotions while the band heads into the TVNZ makeup room, passing Radio with Pictures presenter Karyn Hay on the way. After some makeup room mischief involving drummer Steve Thorpe, a can of hairspray and a budgie cut, the band performs, with Fagan now dressed in a flowing white shirt and trademark leotard ensemble.