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Watch larger than life British ‘grannies’ pull off bhangra moves

Larger Than Life British Grannies

It’s indisputable that bhangra has become a popular dance craze in the West. Most recently, a gang of three elderly women in Birmingham were seen breaking a leg to Diljit Dosanjh’s Patiala Peg. The viral video was also shared by Mahindra Group’s Executive Chairman on Twitter.

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Whats Viral

WATCH: The Internet is in love with these British grandmothers showing off Bhangra moves

The Internet is in love with these British grandmothers showing off Bhangra moves

When we see people of other communities embracing our culture as their own with enthusiasm, it is nothing but a treat to our eyes. Just like this video of a ‘grandmother-trio’ who went ballistic dancing to some hip, bhangra beats! Anand Mahindra, the MD of Mahindra group, posted a video of these ‘grannies’ dancing to the desi beats, reportedly for Fizzog Productions, a theatre company in England.

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Hilarious moment trio of ‘grannies’ twerk and dance outside shops in Oldham

Manchester Evening News

This is the hilarious moment a trio of ‘grannies’ began twerking and grinding in front of shocked shoppers in Oldham. The three dancers began booty-shaking to Flo Rida and T-Pain hit ‘Apple Bottom Jeans’ in Royton Market Square on Tuesday afternoon.

It appeared the nanas were waiting for an appointment at Specsavers when they suddenly burst into dance.

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Express and Star

 Fizzog Productions Presents: A Black Country Fairytale…Ay It! Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton – review with pics

A Black Country Fairytale Ay It Grand Theatre

Take three classic fairytales. Add a bit of mayhem, a lot of fun, a barrel-load of laughs and you have the brilliant Black Country Fairytale.

It was cowin’ marvellous, with lots of laughs from beginning to end.

Ever-popular sketch group The Fizzogs performed their own unique take on Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (or Snow White and the Two Dwarves and a Leprechaun) and Cinderella in front of a sell-out crowd at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre last night.

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The Shuttle

Black Country favourites the Fizzogs perform at Cookley care home

The Fizzogs perform at Cookley care home

RESIDENTS at a Cookley care home welcomed dancing grannies, the Fizzogs, during their Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Black Country comedy group, the Fizzogs, returned to Westley Court Care Home, in Cookley, on Wednesday, September 28, to entertain residents during the fundraising event.

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Redditch Advertiser

Fizzogs among Black Country talent shortlisted for award

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The Dudley based group, known for their Dancing Grannies routine which went viral on the internet, have been shortlisted for an outstanding achievement award and are among a host of borough groups and businesses selected as finalists at this year’s awards which will be held at Wolverhampton Racecourse on November 18.

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Stourbridge News

Black Country comic Jonny Cole teams up with The Fizzogs at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Jonny Cole

BLACK Country funnyman Jonny Cole is teaming up with comedy stars The Fizzogs when they return to the Edinburgh Fringe later this month.

Rock and roller turned comic Cole will perform some of his comedy songs and compere the show when the Fizzogs perform their May Contain Nuts show at the Space venue from August 15 to 20.

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Stourbridge News

Fizzogs celebrate outstanding year of success

Fizzogs celebrate outstanding year of success

BLACK Country comedy group The Fizzogs celebrated a year of successes by hosting a reception for their dedicated supporters.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Dudley, Councillor Steve Waltho and his wife Jayne, were guests of honour at the bash at Dudley’s Old Glasshouse – attended by representatives from a host of borough companies which have backed the group.

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Express and Star

Fizzogs praise their sponsors

Fizzogs praise their sponsors for support

It was a gathering to celebrate a year of fun and frolics that Black Country comedy trio The Fizzogs have brought to the region. Members Sue Hawkins, Jacky Fellows and Deb Nicholls brought loff’s-a-plenty as they said thank you to their business supporters at a special event in The Old Glasshouse pub in Dudley.

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Express and Star

The Fizzogs immortalised in art at Dudley exhibition

The Fizzogs immortalised in art at Dudley exhibition

Comedy trio The Fizzogs have been immortalised in art and have taken pride of place on the wall at an annual art exhibition in Dudley. The exhibition by the Dudley Society of Artists, now in its 87th year, opened on Saturday and will run until February 7, 2016.

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Express and Star

The Fizzogs head to Asia after viral success

The Fizzogs head to Asia after viral success
Dancing grannies sensation The Fizzogs have won over thousands of fans in the UK – but now the comedy trio are taking on Asia.

A staggering eight million people have now viewed the group’s Dancing Grannies routine after a video of them was picked up by a Mongolian record label.

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Dudley News

Comedy act The Fizzogs to hit the airwaves with new Black Country Radio show

Fizzogs New Black Country Radio Show

The Fizzogs are getting set to bring mayhem to the airwaves after being given their very own radio show on a soon-to-air new station.

Jacky Fellows, Deb Nicholls and Sue Hawkins, who became an internet sensation when a video of their ‘dancing grannies’ routine at Stourbridge Carnival went viral, will be broadcasting every Friday from 7am to 9am on the new Black Country Radio, which will go live following the merger of 102.5 The Bridge and Black Country Community Radio.

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Watch: These grannies doing bhangra to Diljit Dosanjh’s ‘Patiala Peg’ prove age is just a number

These grannies doing bhangra to Diljit Dosanjh's 'Patiala Peg' prove age is just a number

The ‘Dancing Grannies’ are back and this time round with bhangra. With bhangra fever having spread all over the world, it’s no surprise that these English ladies too have been bitten by the bug. While you must imagine a granny to be one who knits and bakes for their grandkids, these ladies are here to tell you it’s time you get rid of those expectations.

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Indian Express

These bhangra-dancing ‘grannies’ in Birmingham have got so much swag that you’ll be blown away

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When you see three old grannies walking down the street, chatting away, the thought of them breaking into a rigorous dance routine that would easily daunt even young guns would probably be the last thing you’d expect. But then, you probably haven’t been treated to a performance by the Birmingham grannies.

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Halesowen News

Fizzogs promise not to go out in a Thelma and Louise style blaze of glory if they borrow a mobility scooter

Fizzogs Kippin

FEMALE comedy group The Fizzogs are in desperate need of a mobility scooter and have promised the owner they will not drive it off The Leasowes in a Thelma and Louise style stunt.

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Express and Star

Warm up with The Fizzogs for this year’s Black Country Run

Fizzogs-Black-Country-RunHeld by the Halesowen and Rowley Regis Rotary Club, with Halesowen Athletics Association, the run will take place on July 5. The Fizzogs will be helping runners to limber up for the 10k route, which starts from Somers Square, Halesowen.

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Stourbridge News

Black Country comedy stars The Fizzogs to stage another murder mystery night

Murder and Mystery 4

FUN loving Black Country comedy group the Fizzogs are returning to the scene of crime next month by staging another of their murder mystery nights.

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The Visitor

Dancing grannies discuss their hips and friendship at Morecambe Carnival

Dancing grannies discuss their hips and friendship at Morecambe Carnival

The three ladies known as The Fizzogs got the crowds going at the weekend. Deborah Nichols, Jackie Fellows and Sue Hawkins play the three larger than life grandmas. They wandered onto The Bay stage on Sunday and burst into several dance routines stunning the crowd.

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Lancaster Guardian

Dancing grannies raid the stage

They wandered onto the Bay stage on Sunday and burst into several dance routines stunning the crowd. Fizzog’s, from the Black Country, have been together for more than ten years and have toured all over the country.

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Express and Star

The Fizzogs go Stateside

The Fizzogs go Stateside

Dancing granny sensations The Fizzogs have gone Stateside after being snapped up by two TV stations.

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Express and Star

Dancing Grannies open hospice orangery

Dancing Grannies open hospice orangery

Made up of Fizzog Theatre Production’s Deb Nicholls, Sue Hawkins and Jackie Fellows, the dancing trio cut the ribbon to officially open Compton Hospice’s new orangery on Thursday.

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Stafford FM

The Fizzogs are in town!

The Fizzogs Dancing Grannies

The latest phenomenon ‘The Fizzogs’ are coming to Stafford, and they’ll be joining Ray Crowther on his Saturday mid morning show this weekend!

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Southern Daily Echo

Fizzogs to bring dancing grannies back to Stourbridge for Children in Need

BLACK Country comedy group The Fizzogs are joining forces with music combo The Empty Can to raise money for Children In Need. They will team up to perform in Stourbridge High Street on Monday November 10, between 1pm and 3pm, when they will be collecting money for the charity.

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Express and Star

Dancing grannies step up for Children in Need

Dancing grannies step up for Children in Need

This was the spectacle greeting Stourbridge shoppers as the Fizzogs teamed up with local band Empty Can to get people to donate to Children In Need.

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Stourbridge News

Black Country comedy group The Fizzogs off to conquer Edinburgh

Black Country comedy group The Fizzogs off to conquer Edinburgh

AFTER capturing the hearts and minds of Dudley folk, a Black Country comedy act are now ready to conquer Edinburgh.

The Fizzogs will be performing at the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival from Friday, August 7 to August 13, where they will showcase extracts from their highly-acclaimed ‘Fifty Shades of Fizzog’ show.

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Stourbridge News

Black Country comedy stars The Fizzogs prove they are much more than Dancing Grannies

much more than Dancing Grannies

BLACK Country comedy act The Fizzogs proved they have much more to give on top of their famous Dancing Grannies routine when they took to the stage with their latest sketch show.

The fun original trio have been been on something of a rollercoaster ever since a video of their hilarious Grannies routine went viral on Facebook following an appearance at Stourbridge Carnival in 2014.

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India Times

British Grannies Doing Bhangra On Diljit Dosanjh’s ‘Patiala Peg’ Is All You Need To See Today!

British Grannies Doing Bhangra On Diljit Dosanjh's Patiala Peg Is All You Need To See Today

The Fizzogs Dancing Grannies describe themselves as ‘a gang of Black Country elderly ladies who like to get down and boogie wherever they please.’ And they’re doing just that in the now viral videos. And mind you they’re not missing a single beat.

And what better endorsement than from Anand Mahindra himself; he took to twitter to exclaim:

“This should perk up your morning. Proves that no matter where you’re from,your age or your shape, you’ll look cool when you get down & Bhangra!”

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NDTV

Bhangra-Dancing British ‘Grannies’ Are Taking The Internet By Storm

Viral Video Bhangra-Dancing British 'Grannies' Are Taking The Internet By Storm

The clip begins innocently enough. A couple of elderly looking women, milling about in a busy, noisy shopping mall when suddenly, they break into dance. And not just any dance – but a very energetic bhangra.

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Stourbridge News

The Fizzogs whistle-stop tour

The Fizzogs embark on whistle-stop tour

INTERNET sensations The Fizzogs are gearing up for a tour of Dudley and Sandwell which will see them recreate the laugh-out-loud routine that made them a worldwide hit.

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ITV

Dirty dancing Black Country ‘grannies’ video reaches a million Facebook shares

Dirty dancing Black Country grannies video reaches a million Facebook shares

A video of four ‘grannies’ from the Black country dirty dancing, which became a world-wide internet hit, has now had a million Facebook shares. It was filmed at Stourbridge Carnival and the ‘elderly’ dance troupe left visitors in stitches by defying their apparent age to bust some raunchy moves to music hits, including ‘twerking’ to Beyonce’s Single Ladies and Gangnam Style by Psy.

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Mail Online

Gran-nam style! Hilarious video shows four raunchy dancing ‘grannies’ twerking and grinding to pop hits

Gran-nam style! Hilarious video shows four raunchy dancing grannies twerking and grinding to pop hits

Most grandparents would struggle to understand what twerking is, let alone bust a raunchy move themselves. But these four dancers have proved themselves way ahead of the curve by filming their own video dancing to hits including Low by Flo Rider and Psy’s mega-hit Gangnam Style.

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Birmingham Mail

The video of sexy Black Country ‘grannies’ which went viral

The video of sexy Black Country grannies which went viral

Now the video of their hilarious dance act has become a hit as far afield as India, Japan and America. So far it has attracted more than 120,000 views on YouTube and 500,000 shares on Facebook worldwide – and the girls may now be invited to the US to appear on TV.

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The Northern Echo

Black Country comedy stars go viral

The Fizzogs performing at Stourbridge Carnival

BLACK Country theatre group The Fizzogs have become an internet sensation after a video of their comedy dance performance at Stourbridge Carnival was posted online.

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Dudley News

Proud Black Country folk ay bin missin’ a novel new idea

Proud Black Country folk ay bin missin a novel new idea

Wheelie bin stickers with house numbers featuring the region’s flag are the latest innovation from the man behind the Black Country Festival and he has been inundated with orders.

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Halesowen News

Fizzogs set to go radio gaga after launching new station show

Black Country Radio

Fresh from a sell-out tour of midlands’ theatres, The Fizzogs have launched a show on Black Country Community Radio, the new online station which covers the north Dudley region.

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Express and Star

The audience is too scared to heckle, we’re funny women

The audience is too scared to heckle, we're funny women

I don’t think anyone would dare say we’re not funny,” laughs Jacky Fellows. “We are three really strong women, we’re a force to be reckoned with, and people think ‘I better not mess with them’.”

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Birmingham Mail

Black Country comedians branch out into Birmingham

Black Country comedians branch out into Birmingham

Black Country comedians Fizzog are branching out into Birmingham, they tell Roz Laws. If you ask a group of Black Country funnywomen the time, you might get an odd answer. “It’s fower afower fower,” replies Jacky Fellows, one third of the comedy group Fizzog Productions. That, in case you hadn’t realised, means “it’s four minutes before four o’clock”.

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Express and Star

Black Country theatre members strike familiar poses for calendar

Black Country theatre members strike familiar poses for calendar

The first ever “Froggatts & Cotterills” calendar, produced for 2013, features leading lights from the popular Fizzog Theatre Production Company.

For some they are fully clothed and in others members of the theatre group strip off down to their flat caps.

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Express and Star

Fizzogs to fly flag at Edinburgh Festival

Fizzogs to fly flag at Edinburgh Festival

Popular comedy group The Fizzogs have been honoured for their role in this year Black Country Festival – and will be flying the flag for the region in Edinburgh.

Key figures behind this year’s successful festival were thanked at a civic reception with the Mayor of Dudley.

The Fizzogs are among those who were invited to the reception which praised their role in this year’s festival.

The comedy act – who dance dressed as grannies – were recognised for their work since the festival began last year and Mayor Councillor Steve Waltho presented the group with an engraved glass tankard and a framed certificate.

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Stourbridge News

Black Country comedy stars the Fizzogs raise the roof at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Fizzogs at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015 (10)

BLACK Country comedy stars the Fizzogs had audiences rolling in the aisles with laughter during a week of rip-roaring performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The original comedy act, who became a global hit after a video of their Dancing Grannies routine went viral on Facebook, staged a 45-minute extract from their Fifty Shades of Fizzog show at The Space venue over seven days.

They also treated unsuspecting festival-goers on the streets of the Scottish city to flashmob performances of their famous old folks’ routine.

Fizzog Deb Nicholls said: “It went amazingly. We went up last year for a day so we decided we’d got to go up this year and do it properly.”

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