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1 November 2013

Kirsty Wark’s zombie Thriller dance on Newsnight: The reaction

Be careful out there.

By media mole

Kirsty Wark, pre-zombification. Image: Getty

Who was most in the Halloween spirit last night? Kirsty Wark, of course, who ended Newsnight with a zombie dance to Thriller, accompanied by backing dancers from Tiffany Theatre College.  Wark is, of course, a woman accustomed to performing alongside people with terrible hairdos without losing her cool, having shot to prominence following a difficult interview with Margaret Thatcher in 1990.

Opinions about the performance were almost universally positive:

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Some slightly more so than others…

No word yet on whether Paxman will twerk next week.

Judge Wark’s performance for yourself below.