I have to admit it – I am a fan of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.  I am one of those sad people who view the show as the highlight of my winter.  I look forward to September only because Strictly is on.  And am mesmerised by the growing expertise of non-dancers as they go on their individual journeys of discovery.

2020 Strictly was interesting.  For the first time in its history the show had a same-sex couple.  Olympic champion boxer Nicola Adams was teamed with professional dancer Katyer Jones.  As the pair did not last long in the competition the pairing was not something I needed to think about seriously.  However this year Strictly has its second same-sex couple.  British Bake-off winner, John Whaite has been teamed with Johannes Radebe.  When t