Those were the days

Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill - their first victory together, winners of the Sheffield Ice DanceTrophy of 1976.'Second place was taken by Tevor Davies and Tandy Buxton, and third by Jeffrey Hayes and Julie Simpson.
Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill - their first victory together, winners of the Sheffield Ice DanceTrophy of 1976.'Second place was taken by Tevor Davies and Tandy Buxton, and third by Jeffrey Hayes and Julie Simpson.

Head and shoulders above everyone else even as youngsters, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are pictured here on the winner’s podium in Sheffield in 1976.

It was their first victory together, as winners of the Sheffield Ice DanceTrophy of 1976.

Second place was taken by Trevor Davies and Tandy Buxton, and third by Jeffrey Hayes and Julie Simpson.

Britain’s golden couple of ice dance are bringing Torvill & Dean’s Dancing On Ice – The Final Tour will to the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield next Tuesday to Thursday as they bow out of the successful TV show.

They will be joined by current series champion Ray Quinn and his fellow finalists Hayley Tammadon and Beth Tweddle.

Kyran Bracken, Joe Pasquale, Bonnie Langford, Suzanne Shaw and Gareth Gates will complete the celebrity line-up.

The tour sees the return of the original TV judges. Olympic gold medal winner Robin Cousins will head the panel, along with former professional skaters Karen Barber and Nicky Slater. They will be on hand to give their expert feedback and scores to the celebrities.

Tickets: call 0114 256 5656 or go online at Motorpoint Arena Sheffield