“I based the show on my own career,” he says, invoking a CV that includes performing in and choreographing the BBC’s Young Generation dance troupe in the Sixties and Seventies, before heading up the LWT production team that dominated Saturday nights in the Nineties with Blind Date and Gladiators.
“I trained in every form of dance – started as a tap dancer when I was a kid, then contemporary, ballet, ballroom, everything.
Beginning in 1969, Lythgoe performed with the BBC's "Young Generation" dance troupe.
He later became their choreographer in 1971 and choreographed over 500 television shows.
And being able to call football ‘football’, not ‘soccer’.” With his tan, his drivetime hairdo and the flash of his Cowell-white teeth, Lythgoe looks every inch the Hollywood TV producer.
Now, after six hit series in the US, Lythgoe is bringing that format to BBC One.
Each year Dizzy Feet creates instructional dance videos for people to learn and perform dance routines and share them with others as part of NDD.
C., that she was introducing a congressional resolution declaring the last Saturday in July to be the country’s official NDD.
, executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe was apparently inundated with questions from viewers asking why he fired Mary Murphy, who had been with the dance competition since the very beginning, from the show.
On Tuesday afternoon, Nigel posted a tweet in which he denied having anything to do with Mary’s departure. In response to Nigel’s tweet, some people pondered what really happened with Mary.
Nigel Lythgoe has given his identity as Choreographer, television and film director and producer and television dance competition judge.
Born on July 9, 1949, Lythgoe belongs to British Nationality.