BBC Breakfast viewers were furious today (September 20th) when Dan Walker spoke about the latest episode of Vigil.
The new star of Strictly Come Dancing couldn’t help but talk about the BBC One drama with co-host Sally Nugent on the red sofa.
However, some viewers were far from impressed when Dan, 44, went into detail.
* Warning of vigil spoilers below! *
BBC Breakfast: Dan Walker interviews Vigil-Star
Dan seemed passionate when talking about the fifth episode of the show.
Before the segment he warned: “In the penultimate episode last night we finally revealed the identity of the Russian spy.
“Avoid your eyes if you don’t want to see this!”
Read more: Vigil Episode 4 REVIEW: If you’d given up on this submarine-based crime drama, BIG mistake
The show then went on to preview a clip from the Sunday night episode.
After the clip, Dan and Sally interviewed actor Lorne MacFadyen.
Lorne’s character, Matthew Doward, was revealed as a traitor on the show’s submarine last night.
But when the interview ended, viewers complained that BBC Breakfast completely spoiled the episode.
On Twitter one said: “Thanks @mrdanwalker for the # Vigil spoilers on # BBCBreakfast … that’s one I can tick off the watchlist.”
Another raged: “@mrdanwalker @bbcbreakfast this is not a spoiler warning for Vigil. You told us that there is a Russian spy in the game !!!! It’s like saying that we will announce the winning goalscorer in England’s victory over Germany yesterday. “
This is not a spoiler warning for Vigil!
A third added: “@BBCBreakfast Well it doesn’t make sense to see #Vigil now that you’re running a spoiler!”
A fourth warned: “Avoid @BBCOne now if you want to avoid #vigil spoilers!”
In addition, a fifth tweeted: “@BBCBreakfast Cheers for the destruction of #vigil, which we were looking forward to today on iPlayer.”
– Richard Jefferies 🌈 (@RHJefferies) September 20, 2021
– Dipti Daryanani (@aanypaany) September 20, 2021
– snapper (@ Lou13753378) September 20, 2021
Dan’s hospital sprint before the start of Strictly
Dan made his Strictly Come Dancing debut this weekend.
The moderator is one of 15 participants in the dance competition.
Strictly speaking, however, his experience with sailing has not been a completely smooth sailing.
Read more: Vigil episode 5: Viewers get “nightmares” after a terrifying cliffhanger
Dan recently announced that he was being rushed to the hospital after hitting his head, where doctors were checking for bleeding in the brain.
He injured himself after hitting a window on Thursday (September 16).
Dan shared the dramatic news on Instagram, which was received with concern by his many fans.
He explained, “A bit of head-based drama today! After hitting the large glass window yesterday with my noggin, I was sent to A&E today because I was feeling a little shaky.
“A nice nurse at Barnet Hospital named Karina checked my vital signs, and the six-foot-tall consultant Erik Witt gave me a CT scan to look for any bleeding in my brain. Fortunately … everything is ok.
“I have to rest for a few days – so I stayed a bit behind – but ready to get back in next week.”
Dan will work with professional dancer Nadiya Bychkova on the show.
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