Antony Cotton, Helen Worth and Sally Dynevor were among those who remembered working with the Mike Baldwin actor.
The actor was known for playing factory boss Mike Baldwin in the ITV soap.
The ITV skating show has been blighted by injuries and Covid cases during the current series.
The Channel 4 show's creator said there was “always meant” to be another episode set in the present day.
HuffPost UK speaks to executive producer Sharmila Choudbury to hear more about Life In Colour, Sir David's first on-location shoot involving animals in several years.
New films starring Jennifer Garner and Eric Andre are debuting this month, as well as a new teen comedy from Amy Poehler.
The BBC has also released the first teaser trailer for the new series of Jed Mercurio's hit drama.
The former presenter claimed she had to take contestant Iain Watters out of the tent and "have a little chat" after the incident.
Creator John Sullivan died while writing a script to celebrate the sitcom's 30th anniversary.