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Review: Starz's 'Dancing on the Edge' hums along to a jazz beat
Review: Starz's 'Dancing on the Edge' hums along to a jazz beat

There is something nicely unexpected about "Dancing on the Edge," writer-director Stephen Poliakoff's seductive drama of jazz and England in the early 1930s. The series, which begins Saturday on Starz (it has already aired on the BBC), forms a kind of "Upstairs/Backstage" story with a mystery attached and comes in five parts, plus an epilogue — appendix might be the better word — in the form of interviews. To be sure, jazz has often lurked at the background of British period pieces — Lord Peter Wimsey dragged to some Soho cellar, Bertie Wooster knocking out a chorus of "Minnie the Moocher." The next season of "Downton...

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