Len Goodman worries he'll regret quitting Strictly Come Dancing come next year

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Len Goodman fears he'll regret leaving Strictly Come Dancing come next year.

Len confirmed earlier this year that the 2016 series of Strictly would be his last on British TV.

He said: "It is an honour being part of the wonderful Strictly Come Dancing family and I’m looking forward to my last series very much and to whatever comes next.”

Speaking on It Takes Two for the last EVER time last night, Len said: "What I'm gonna miss is turning up at the studio and the expectation of what's going to happen, meeting up with the other judges because we get along great.

Len continued: "Craig, Darcey, Bruno - we have such a laugh… That's what I will miss. As much as I'm sure this is the right time to go, I bet when next year comes around I'll be sitting in doors and thinking, 'I was daft'. It's the right time."

And the head judge insisted that despite the rows over the years, he and the other panellists really do get on.

"We get on so well," he said on BBC Two last night. "I know I have a pop at Craig on occasion, but we get on so well.

"When Darcey joined the gang I thought, 'Oh no, she's going to be all posh'. But she's just such a charming, lovely lady.

"I'm going to miss, for sure, sitting next to Darcey. Not sure about Bruno trying to knock my eye out! I'll just miss them because it was like a little gang. We had so much fun."

The Strictly Come Dancing 2016 final airs this Saturday night on BBC One, although Len's final appearance will be in the Christmas special on Christmas Day.

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