Strictly Come Dancing viewers have applauded the BBC for featuring a same sex dance on the show.
The opening number on Sunday night’s results programme included a dramatic same sex dance, for what is thought to be the first time.
— BBC Strictly✨ (@bbcstrictly) September 30, 2018
Fans were delighted to see the professionals dancing together outside of the usual male/female pattern.
“How hott was the same sex dancing!! Man with Man…Woman with Woman…Niiiice Start to show!! Well done #BBC,” one person wrote on Twitter.
How hott 🔥was the same sex dancing!! Man with Man…Woman with Woman…Niiiice Start to show!! Well done #BBC 👏
— RoBarlos 🌴 (@RockaFella79) September 30, 2018
“Epic routine to open #Strictly Good to see #BBC going with same sex couples. Very powerful,” tweeted another.
— Andrea Seed (@AndreaSeed) September 30, 2018
Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One.