Strictly Come Dancing Bruce Forsyth keeping his feet under the table at the BBC
By Dan Wootton
Last updated at 8:45 AM on 16th December 2011
Strictly Come Dancing will finish the most successful run in its eight-year history this weekend — and, unlike previous series, there's no longer any whispering at the BBC about the future of host Sir Bruce Forsyth.
For although he turns 84 in February, executives have privately signalled they're in no hurry to usher the iconic entertainer off the stage at White City.
The planning to replace Brucie, which went on for many years under the controversial reign of former BBC1 controller Jay Hunt, has been quietly shelved and the desire at the Corporation is for Brucie to stay.
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