Strictly Come Brucie

Bruce Forsyth talks revealingly to Paul Morley about his life and career.

In a rare in-depth interview, Bruce Forsyth talks revealingly to Paul Morley about a professional career in showbusiness which is now in its seventh decade.

Bruce was just 14 when he turned professional as Boy Bruce - The Mighty Atom, and he has not stopped working since. Now 80, he talks to Paul about his family background, auditioning at The Windmill, his National Service and 16 years paying his dues on the provincial circuit before hitting the big time presenting Sunday Night at the London Palladium.

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Bruce Forsyth talks revealingly to Paul Morley about his life and career.

In a rare in-depth interview, Bruce Forsyth talks revealingly to Paul Morley about a professional career in showbusiness which is now in its seventh decade.

Bruce was just 14 when he turned professional as Boy Bruce - The Mighty Atom, and he has not stopped working since. Now 80, he talks to Paul about his family background, auditioning at The Windmill, his National Service and 16 years paying his dues on the provincial circuit before hitting the big time presenting Sunday Night at the London Palladium.