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Longwinded, slow moving and rather tedious, a Time to dance is remembered only these days for the fact that it gave a first break to Dervla Kirwan, who went onto bigger things in Ballkissangel. It is also much reported that Ms Kirwan disrobed for the role, in which she played a teenage Irish girl who falls for a much older bank manager (Ronald Pickup) and that she is very upset by this fact and refuses to allow the film to be shown on TV.
The nude scene is actually very early on and is probably the only highlight of the whole thing.
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