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The BBC brought in a street performer to dance to its theme song

If you're looking for dramatic music, you don't often have to go much further than your TV. From CNN to Fox News to Qatar's Al Jazeera and Japan's NHK, news stations across the world amp up the drama of their reporting with soaring, epic themes.

And in the United Kingdom, at least one person — identified on-screen only as the "BBC News Dancer" — was inspired to get funky to the coverage.

The BBC News Dancer — aka dancer Corville Cuffy — was first spotted Wednesday in London's Leicester Square, where a correspondent for the Polish Press Agency Jakub Krupa captured him on video. By Friday, Cuffy had made it inside the BBC studios, where he busted a move to the station's news theme. Watch below. Jeva Lange