Dancing On Ice: Matt Evers and Ian H Watkins perform first same-sex routine

History in the making!

| Updated:

TV history was made on Dancing On Ice tonight (05.02.20) as the first ever same-sex couple took to the rink.

Pro Matt Evers and his celebrity partner Ian ‘H’ Watkins had waited a long time for this moment.

They smiled joyfully as they nailed their performance.

The pair impressed all four judges, scoring a very respectable 25 out of 40.

The boys did good! (Credit: ITV)

Read more: Holly wows in peach gown

But this routine was about much more than the score, and tears streamed down judge John Barrowman’s face.

Joh was reduced to tears of joy (Credit: ITV)

He spoke for hundreds of thousands of viewers as he spoke of how important it was for him, as a member of the LBTQ+ community, to feel represented.

The pair looked so happy to be on the ice! (Credit: ITV)

Meanwhile Matt reminded everyone what they had just watched is normal, while emotional H said the world was ready for it.

Matt and H spoke of their joy after the performance (Credit: ITV)

Read more: Viewers issue verdict on John Barrowman

So many viewers expressed their pride and gratitude on Twitter…

What did you think of the routine? Leave us a comment on our Facebook page @EntertainmentDailyFix and let us know!

Related Topics