TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Jack Higgins, novelist, 90; Baroness (Shirley) Williams, politician, 89; Bobbie Gentry, singer, 77; Allan Border, former cricketer, 64; Christopher Dean
, former Olympic ice-skater, 61; Jo Durie, former tennis player, 59; Jonathan Rhys Meyers, actor, 42; George Shelley, former Union J musician, 26.
The ice skates might be on but it seems the gloves are off for Dancing On Ice judges Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
as they discussed the attitude and ability of Gemma Collins.
When Christopher Dean
asked whether that had been him singing, he said: "The good bits."
Can they impress judges Jason Gardiner, Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean
and Ashley Banjo?
I was looking forward to the Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
documentary, when I realised that I had seen it before.
On Valentine's Day 1984, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
were immortalised as they glided over the ice in Sarajevo in fluttering purple costumes to Maurice Ravel's Bolero.
Actors Poppy Lee Friar and Will Tudor have revealed they both had barely skated before taking on the roles of ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
and Dean ITV, CHRISTMAS DAY, 9.15PM THIS is a film that narrates Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
's early years and what drove them to Olympic figure skating glory, exploring their partnership from both a personal and artistic perspective.
Surviving is her son, Christopher Dean
(Denise) Small of Springfield; three grandchildren, Dana Small, Shawn Small and Brandon Small; one great-granddaughter, Audreyana Small; several nieces and nephews; one brother, James Harre Small Jr.
Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean
and DeniseVan Outen are on the judging panel.
The judging panel of skating legends including Christopher Dean
and Jayne Torvill will be watching every step as the competition and points to win the coveted title get tight.
Midland ice skating legends Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
stole hearts the world over on February 14, 1984 - at the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympic Games.