What Happened To Arlene Phillips?

Professional former dancer Arlene Philips, suffered a viral infection from 2002 to 2004, and was unable to move her left arm throughout the entire period. The virus stiffened her shoulders

After Strictly, Philips became an executive producer and creative director on the ITV series Britannica High.

Who Is Arlene Philips?

Arlene Phillips is a professional choreographer, talent scout, and TV personality, known for being a judge on the TV talent shows Strictly Come Dancing and So You Think You Can Dance.

Born on May 22, 1943, Prestwich, United Kingdom, Philips has served as choreographer for many West End and Broadway musicals, films, as well as TV shows.

A number of them include the 1982 film Annie, the promotional video for the Duran Duran song The Wild Boys, the 2002 Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies, and the ITV television serial Britannia High.

Philips has earned many awards and nominations including the BRITS Awards, the Olivier Award, and many more.

In 2009, she was a commentator on Eurovision: Your Country Needs You and choreographed the performance of her country in the song contest.

Philips has additionally been on Let’s Dance For Comic Relief as a judge, with the likes of Greg James and Lee Mack.