This year’s season of Strictly Come Dancing has been put off. This happenedue to Queen Elizabeth II’s death on Thursday, September 8, 2022. After hearing that Her Majesty had died, the UK went into a period of National Mourning. This will last until the Queen’s state funeral on September 19.
Why was the premiere delayed?
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Strictly Come Dancing was supposed to start on Saturday, September 17, 2022. However, now it will begin on Friday, September 23. The launch show will air at 7 p.m. on Friday. The first live show will be on Saturday, the 24th. The show is known for earning a high fan following from all around the world.
After the news of the Queen’s death, there have been many changes to plans like this one. On Friday, September 9, the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Channel 5 said they would change their schedules to show news specials and tributes to Her Majesty.
After her death, all of the Premier League and the Football Association football games were postponed over the weekend. Moreover, broadcasters are still changing their schedules to show many news and specials in honour of the Queen.
What all happened after the demise of her majesty?
The first episode of Strictly Come Dancing is pre-recorded. The live shows usually start the following week. The whole schedule will change now that the meeting has been put off. Queen Elizabeth II was the UK’s longest-ruling monarch. Since her father, King George VI, died in 1952, she has been on the throne for 70 years. When she took the throne, she was 25 years old.
During her time in power, the UK and the rest of the world underwent many changes. The COVID-19 pandemic and the creation of the internet were two of the most important.
Tributes are pouring in.
After the Queen died at Balmoral, tributes came from worldwide. Prime Minister Liz Truss had just been appointed by Her Majesty earlier that week. She called her “the rock on which modern Britain was built” and said, “Our country has grown and flourished under her reign.”
Meanwhile, astronaut and author Tim Peake said: “A very interesting woman. Thank you, Ma’am, for all your hard work and service over the years. The Royal Family is in our thoughts on this sad day.” In addition to being Queen of the UK, Her Majesty was the leader of 14 other countries and the Head of the Commonwealth. During her reign, she met 15 Prime Ministers.