Strictly got here to the rescue for viewers who heard information of tier 4 restrictions (Image: PA)
Strictly Come Dancing viewers had an emotional night as stricter lockdown restrictions threatening Christmas have been put in place simply minutes earlier than the ultimate.
The present has had a troubled relationship with lockdown this 12 months, with it even being unsure that the present might go forward at instances.
Nonetheless, on the evening of the ultimate, viewers took to social media to thank everybody concerned within the making of the series- and admit that even the opening credit left them in tears.
Tess Daley opened the present acknowledging the information, saying: ‘If ever folks wanted cheering up, it’s now. After one other robust day, we’re going to attempt our perfect to maintain you entertained with one other unforgettable evening of dance.’
For some on Twitter, it was all a bit a lot.
The ultimate noticed Made In Chelsea star Jamie Laing, EastEnders actress Maisie Smith, comic Invoice Bailey, and popstar HRVY compete to win the coveted glitterball trophy.
Invoice, HRVY and Maisie sailed by way of from the semi-final, although Jamie needed to beat Good Morning Britain star Ranvir Singh within the dance-off to earn his spot within the remaining 4.
Ranvir narrowly missed out on a spot within the finale, although is ready to step in for Lorraine Kelly on her morning speak present subsequent week.
Strictly Come Dancing is offered for catch-up on BBC iPlayer.