It’s been 12 years since Strictly Come Dancing premiered on British television. The BBC’s all-dancing contest has gone on to become, arguably, the most glitzy and glamorous show on TV. It’s all about the fabulous ball gowns, the shining glitterball, the impressive live band, and the most beautiful people in showbusiness, but can you actually remember what it used to look like when it first began? Back in the day, Strictly Come Dancing looked nowhere near as expensive as it does now. It’s clear the BBC has invested a lot of money in the show, and it’s paid off. Strictly has consistently high ratings and a loyal fan base who look forward to seeing their favourite celebs learn how to dance – or spectacularly fail at it – every year. As head judge Len Goodman stepped down from his post, show bosses looked back at the series of old, and the show looked VERY different. The judges have aged (very well, we must say) and the show itself has blossomed into a real British TV heavyweight. A clip from the very first series shows Lesley Garrett and her partner Anton Du Beke – who rumour has it could be getting… Read full this story
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