Sir Bruce Forsyth doesn't miss Strictly Come Dancing

Bruce Forsyth

Sir Bruce Forsyth has admitted he doesn't miss hosting Strictly Come Dancing.

The legendary telly presenter stepped down from the series last year, replaced by Claudia Winkleman who now fronts the show alongside Tess Daly.

Speaking on This Morning, Sir Brucie revealed that when he first signed up for the programme he thought it was going to be a COMEDY show.

"I don't miss doing Strictly, it was never the show I thought it would be," he confessed. "I thought it would be a comedy show, me getting amongst the contestants, showing them how to dance and them all falling over all over the place."

Sir Bruce went on to say that working as a presenter was a surprisingly "lonely" job.

He explained: "People watching at home would see banter and interaction with the dancers, but in fact Tess did most of that.

"I'm a performer. I thrive on interaction, with an audience, with other performers. When you're a presenter, you don't get to do that."

It's therefore perhaps no surprise to hear that despite having just turned 87, Brucie is heading back on stage.

He'll be hosting his own show at the London Palladium next month.

Strictly on the other hand will be back on our screens in the autumn.

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