The ballroom competition is now the most popular entertainment series on UK television, regularly boasting up to 14 million viewers every Saturday night.
The BBC will release a special documentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, titled Puttin’ on the Glitz: The Strictly Story.
TV critic Emma Bullimore, the mind behind the radio doc, enthused: “It has been a remarkable journey from a twinkle in someone’s eye to the glitz and glamour that make Strictly such a special programme for millions.
“No one could foresee the cha-cha-change it has made to Saturday nights.”Related articles
BBCStrictly Come Dancing secrets revealed in new documentary
1 of 17
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: FIRST LOOK the official photos
No one could foresee the cha-cha-change Strictly Come Dancing has made to Saturday nights