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DOUGIE SQUIRES OBE MVO

21.05.23

Mr Squires formed The Young Generation, one of the first onscreen dancing troupes to feature both boys and girls, in the late 1960s.

Renowned choreographer Dougie Squires, who formed the television dance group The Young Generation, has died at the age of 91, it has been announced.

Squires formed the group, one of the first onscreen dancing troupes to feature both boys and girls, in the late 1960s, and later followed up with The Second Generation.

He died “peacefully” on Sunday, according to Deborah Goodman, a spokeswoman for The Young Generation and former member of The Second Generation.

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