‘Shock’ as late mum noticed in Strictly Come Dancing tribute (News)


Penny Mason in 1969 on British Pathe footage

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Black-and-white footage of Penny Mason throughout a parachute leap appeared on Strictly Come Dancing’s Remembrance Day tribute on Sunday

A person has instructed how he has been left “emotional” after outdated movie footage of his spouse, who died in childbirth, appeared on Strictly Come Dancing.

Movie of Trevor Mason’s late spouse Penny, who died aged 26 in 1975, doing an RAF parachute leap was featured on the dance present’s Remembrance Day tribute.

Mr Mason, of Felixstowe, Suffolk, stated it was the primary time his daughter had seen any shifting footage of her mom.

“Like the remainder of us she, she is totally flabbergasted,” he stated.

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Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly current the hit TV present Strictly Come Dancing

Mr Mason stated his daughter, Claire, now lived in New Zealand along with her household and had been despatched the clip of her mom.

“That is the primary time ever she has seen her mom apart from in pictures,” stated Mr Mason.

“She’s watched it again and again… it’s past perception.”

Mr Mason stated his late spouse’s cousin contacted him after recognizing his late spouse, who had been within the RAF, on Sunday’s Strictly outcomes present throughout a tribute montage, that includes British Pathé footage.

“I seemed on iPlayer and initially of the programme there was… about 10 seconds of black-and-white footage of ladies within the RAF and lo and behold my late spouse was on there,” he stated.

After watching the present he stated he felt “actually emotional, flabbergasted – simply unreal”.

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Penny Mason had served within the RAF and was filmed in 1969, six years earlier than she died on the age of 26

The parachute leap had been filmed in 1969, six years earlier than Mrs Mason suffered a mind haemorrhage.

She died the day after giving beginning to the couple’s daughter by Caesarean part.

Strictly Come Dancing programme makers positioned the complete movie after Mr Mason made a plea to BBC Radio Suffolk to seek out out if there was any extra footage from the leap,


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