During the shows first two series, it ran two supplementary programmes – Dancing on Ice Defrosted, presented by Stephen Mulhern, and Dancing on Ice Exclusive (or Dancing on Ice Extra during series 1) presented by Andi Peters alongside Andrea Mc Lean in series 1 and Ben Shephard in series 2.In mid-2007, it was announced that both shows would not return to accompany the third series as the audience attracted was out of ITV2's target range.
Against this less-than-glitzy background, even the show’s titular star, Priscilla, the iconic bus that transports transsexual Bernadette and “gender illusionists” Tick (Mitzi) and Adam (Felicia) on a quest to find acceptance, begins to look like a jalopy in dire need of servicing.
Fortunately, the costumes are still as cartoonishly funny as they were in the original London production, while the cast and ensemble never put a high-heeled foot wrong.
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You know what they say, there's always a gay one in a boyband! "But sportsmen still have trouble and there's still a stigma in certain countries around the world." Duncan came out as bisexual in 2010, but has since said that he is in fact gay.
The Edinburgh military tattoo…What the fuckitty fuck fuck fuckitty fucking fuck has happened to this once slightly watchable event on Albeeb?
The star took his new beau out for a night on the town at swanky new eatery Gabeto and the couple sipped cocktails and rubbed shoulders with stars including Lotan Carter, Sam Calahan and Jo Wood.
Duncan, 39, looked happy and relaxed as he partied with his other half and a host of celeb pals at the event – and even happily pulled poses with his other half and a pal as they joked around before entering the bar.
“I carried this burden on my shoulders for years, I was worried about what the fans would think, family and friends, and I was living a lie really." He explained: "I thought people would shout at me in the streets but I just had positivity.
“We celebrated Pride this month - it's so important for people to feel comfortable with who they are. "We're living in 2017 it shouldn't be a problem...
His days as the glamour boy of Blue rapidly fading into the distance, Duncan James has already transitioned from arena concerts to musical theatre via Chicago and Legally Blonde and here manages to make gay transvestite dad Tick a surprisingly rounded camp character, plucking heartstrings when he finally gives fatherhood a shot and bonds with his son.