Growing Old Disgracefully

13 mins2016

Founded by Billie Jordan to combat loneliness among the elderly, Hip Op-eration has gone from strength to strength, even performing at the 2013 Hip Hop World Championships in Las Vegas. It's hard to fault their dedication. "We have a pact in the group that if anyone dies dancing you step over them and carry on," says Billie.

“I’ve got one new knee, and I’m deaf as a post,” 96-year-old Kara Nelson tells Amos Roberts. But on stage, she’s known as Kara Bang Bang – one member of the elderly hip-hop dance group, Hip Op-eration.

Featuring: Billie Jordan, Amos Roberts