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Week 2

Grab your glitterballs and join Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman for a sparkling spectacular as all 15 couples hit the dance floor together for the first time.


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Last week, of us.

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Live from the BBC, this is Strictly Come Dancing!

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Please welcome your hosts - Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

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Hello and welcome to Strictly Come Dancing!

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It is going to be a monumental show, because all 15 couples

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will be performing on this dance floor tonight.

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And sadly, our first couple will leave the competition

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I know, we've become quite attached, too.

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But one couple must go - those are the rules.

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So tonight, everyone will be pulling out all the stops

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Remember, tonight, our 15 couples will be dancing live,

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not only for the judges' scores, but also to win your votes.

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Our celebrities are all backstage shaking with nerves and excitement.

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Either that or the air conditioning is on the blink.

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They're all desperate to come out here and give it their best shot.

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So let's not keep them waiting any longer, it's time to meet...

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TV presenter and singer Louise Redknapp and her

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Star of Judge Rinder Robert Rinder and his partner, Oksana Platero.

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Actress Lesley Joseph and her partner, Anton Du Beke.

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TV presenter and radio DJ Melvin Odoom and his partner,

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Olympic gymnast Claudia Fragapane, and her partner, AJ Pritchard.

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BBC sports presenter Ore Oduba and his partner,

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Model Daisy Lowe and her partner, Aljaz Skorjanec.

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Actor and pop star Will Young and his partner, Karen Clifton.

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From BBC Breakfast, Naga Munchetty and her partner, Pasha Kovalev.

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World Champion long jumper Greg Rutherford and his

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EastEnders star Tameka Empson and her partner, Gorka Marquez.

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Former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and his

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TV host Laura Whitmore, and her partner, Giovanni Pernice.

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Actor Danny Mac and his partner, Oti Mabuse.

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Singer Anastacia and her partner, Brendan Cole.

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If this competition was based on looks alone, we'd be dishing out

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All of tonight's scores will be added to last week's, giving

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So let's remind ourselves of the leader board.

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Up at the top with a score of 32 are Daisy and Aljaz.

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And at the other end is Ed and Katya, who scored a 21.

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But that's all set to change, because tonight you can

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vote for your favourite for the very first time.

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The two couples with the lowest combined judges' scores and viewer

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votes will face each other in the dance-off in Sunday

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So it really is all to play for ? or should that be dance for!

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And dancing first for your votes is Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton.

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They are dancing the cha-cha and they're taking

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After a week of training they are great at sliding down poles,

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but will they be able to climb UP the leaderboard?

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I actually think that's the best you have ever danced it. I thought it

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was dramatic, well done. We have got to get straight back in the

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training, because in week two, someone is going to have to go, and

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we are really hoping it's not us. This week, we are dancing the

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cha-cha. And we're going to be playing firefighters. Are you

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kidding? It is your lucky day, Ore. We are dancing as firefighters and

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we would love to get into character. You've come to the right place. It's

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the 150th anniversary of the London Fire Brigade, so we've got plenty of

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experienced. We're going in the fire engine now. That is the look! I'm

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losing control! Look at this! This is what I'm talking about!

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Firefighter Clifton! Let's go. Well, I look like a firefighter, I feel

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like a firefighter. The question is, can I dance like a firefighter? On

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Saturday night, bring it on! That's how it's supposed to look, isn't it?

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Dancing the cha-cha-cha, Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton.

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Ore, come here! You just raised the temperature in the studio! Well

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done! While you cool down, let's welcome our fabulous live singers,

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Hayley, Lance, Andrea, Tommy, and of course Dave Archer and his fabulous

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orchestra! That was hot! Too hot! What do you think? I tell you what,

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I saw Joanne polishing those boots, and the routine could have done with

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a little bit more polished. However... However... I liked the

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way you came out, it was for long, it was fierce. It was an excellent

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performance and better than last week. So well done!

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Bruno? Forget the fire extinguisher, you need to get the water cannon out

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and cooldown! We like a saucy cha-cha, don't we? I think what

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happened is, you put so much energy into it, and it became very clipped.

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And sometimes you seems to be racing a little bit with the music. But

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overall, the performance was fantastic. The variety of steps was

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great, I loved middle section. Just a bit cleaner, OK? . You're very

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good at getting your own groove on, and it was very sharp and energetic,

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but for me, it look very stiff, particularly in the hip department,

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sadly. And that sort of ruined it for me, really. There seemed to be

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some emotion... You were selling it, Ore, you really were. You are one

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brave guy to come out there. You have to be very confident to produce

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those moves, straightaway, first dance of the evening. And you really

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gave him a very fast routine, Jo, it was very impressive. It was! You

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have very accentuated hands. Thank you! They're little bit freely in

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places, so just control those, but generally, you were giving your all,

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well done. Not bad comments. A lot to think about. And you want this

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studio audience up, that's for sure! Let's hear it for Ore and Joanne!

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So scary to go first, that was brilliant. It must have been

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terrifying. Can I ask you something, just to confirm, you've never

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danced? I've never danced before. What do you want, a certificate? My

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favourite thing is watching your wife's face, who was genuinely in

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shock. He can do this? She doesn't know, I just go around practising

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these high kicks all the time at home. She doesn't know. I'm slightly

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shocked and a bit horrified. The scores are in...

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Len Goodman said it was a big improvements over very well done.

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Saucy, and frilly hands - could not have done better!

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If you want to see Ore the fire fighter next week,

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either to dance or if you've got your head stuck in some

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railings, all the details are on your screen now so you can

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vote for him when voting opens at the end of the show.

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It's time for the terms and conditions.

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Now I don't want to go too over the top,

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Brendan, Anton, thank you very much. Here's how it works.

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Calls cost 15p, plus any network access charge, and please ask

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by visiting bbc.co.uk/strictly, where you will also find

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Voting won't open until all our couples have danced.

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If you call now, your vote won't count, and you may still be charged.

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Please don't vote if you're watching on demand.

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You'll need to sign in or register for a BBC Account to vote online.

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Even if you registered last year, you still need to sign in again.

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And may I suggest you do that right now.

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In fact, we're going to make it longer each time!

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Our next couple is Claudia Fragapane and her partner AJ Pritchard.

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Claudia performed some amazing gymnastics

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in her cha-cha last week, but tonight, she's hoping

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it will be the judges who go head over heels

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Since my name was announced I could feel I was in competition mode. I

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was like - let's do this. Being partnered with a gymnast is

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interesting. Some judges liked the gymnasts, some weren't pleased? I'm

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not a big punter for gymnastics in dancers. I got 26, I want to get

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higherer than that. We have the waltz. We need to be calm and slow.

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The judges were split on gymnastics. We can get still get a little bit of

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gymnastics in there. Claudia Fragapane invites A sdwrovp one of

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her classes she teaches. Let's hope Len doesn't find out. I enjoyed

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working him hard. Out of time. Sorry. I think his gymnastics needs

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more pointed toes and straight legs. He found it difficult at the start

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and eased into it. He is really good. Yes. Do you want to see a bit

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of our waltz? YEAH! I think the waltz was amazing. I loved it. A 10

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from us and hopefully a 10 from Len. Good luck, Claudia and AJ.

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Dancing the waltz, Claudia Fragapane and AJ Pritchard!

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A waltz with a hint of Romeo and Juliet.

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Did our youngest couple pull off a mature performance, Bruno?

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It was like watching West Side Story set to a waltz. Maria and Tony swept

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away by the power of love. Spinning straight into our hearts. Beautiful

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arms, great arch, lovely. Couldn't ask for more than that. I felt like

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you were spotting the floor a little bit when you do your turns. Make

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sure your head is up and spot in front.

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You. I felt you were hyper extending a little bit. No, no, no. And

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sometimes... No, no. And your end recovery out of that last spin

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wasn't particularly attractive. You lost balance before the Apart from

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that end. , he loved it. Darcey. Oh, my goodness, the fluidity you

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created. Sorry... The control as well with those moves. Beautiful.

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For me, the extension in your back, in that standing spin. Yes.

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Immaculate top line. Really, that paid off in your top line. The

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difference from last week. Well done. Len. Don't worry about

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Claudia, the outlook for you is totally sunny, I'm telling you. Good

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hold, good movement. Good technique. Light up my life, you lit up this

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ballroom, I'm telling you. Lovely. Thank you, Len, a sunny outlook, one

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dark cloud. Claudia is waiting for you upstairs. Well done. Claudia and

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AJ. Well done. Well done. You must have

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been happy with those judges' comments. I know Craig, it's second

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week for Craig! We love him. He gets picky. How did you find the ballroom

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At the start it was really hard. I grew into it. I'm speechless. I

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don't know how well it went. It was really good. You are so cute. We

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have fellow gymnasts here. They must be supporting you - go Claudia. They

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have done. The scores are in. Sweet. You must be so proud. Well

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done. So happy. If you want to see Claudia

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and AJ here next week, all the details are on your screen

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now, so you can vote for them when voting opens

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at the end of the show. Leslie is in a French restaurant. I

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asked what the soup was, apparently, it's soup of the day.

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Dancing next tonight is Will Young and his partner, Karen Clifton.

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Will's doing a Jive set in the 1950s and to get into the right mood

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they went to the movies, but will a trip to a drive-in

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How do you feel? I just enjoyed it and getting into the character. The

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acting and the interpretations were absolutely brilliant. The best thing

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is we got an eight from Craig. I was like, yeah, that's my girl! This

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week we Will and I are dancing the jive. I'm enjoying the happiness of

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the jive. The 50s, jitterbug, fun. Really? I've got a little surprise

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for Karen. Karen, look what I've got. This is amazing. Get in, we

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will be late. I love classic cars. As a treat I thought I would take

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Karen out for a spin in a 50s American car. Prepare to be amazed!

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I thought we should have a night off. We can watch a movie and relax.

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Will, you know that Saturday is just around the corner, we don't have

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time. Cue the training footage. Look at the feet.

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You have to balance... Why have you locked the doors? Your fingers... I

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want popcorn. HELP! The plan was to relax, Karen, clearly, had other

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ideas. We're going to study this footage until you get everything

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correct. Dancing the Jive, Will Young

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and Karen Clifton. Come on. You're one happy jiver.

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Happy face in place. You have us all rocking there. You have pulled a

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muscle? You are still Yeah. Smiling. What a professional. Do you need a

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medic right now? Yes. Do you need onele right now. No, I'm all right.

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You don't need a medic. I'll have it after. You are a pro. The judges

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comments first. He is in pain. Be kind. I must apologise for Bruno's

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language. He got a little bit excited earlier on. Again, me.

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Behave. Always you. Always me. Let's chat to Craig. Did it get you

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rocking this jive? No, it didn't. It was flat footed which made it a

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little bit laboured and the side by side section you messed up that

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first kick. You messed that up entirely. You did a spin and tried

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to get back into. It I found it disappointing, quite frankly.

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Darcey, have you a positive spin? I have to say it was a classic

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rock-and-roll feel. I love that style with you. You looked in ease

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with it, even with a tiny mistake. You did a nice repeat to cover

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yourself up. You kept your facial expression, you didn't show it in

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your face. When you get relaxed, you don't get that sharp flick and the

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kick and the traction, yes. Keep the legs working where you can keep

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really cool on top. Thank you. Loved it. Len? For me you are moving like

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clockwork, honestly. No messing about, straight into the routine. A

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mix of rock-and-roll, jive, what I loved was your energy. You came out

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and you went for it. Well done. Went for it. Despite the injury halfway

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through. Bruno? I loved the way you always manage to get precisely into

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character. You get the style absolutely right. Your performance

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level and value is always brilliant. You are such a generous performer.

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That is great to see. I love the fact that it was all this mix and

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match of rock-and-roll. That is how jive was born there. Was an

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incident. It happens to anyone. You know, we overlook it. It happens.

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You get a cramp, you miss a step. Overall it was very good. Thank you.

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Not bad at all. Plenty to think about. It's only Week Two, after

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all. You go and get medical attention.

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Claudia will look after you. Will and Karen.

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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Well done. I'm sorry you are in pain. I love what Bruno said. You

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get totally into it. You gave us angry tango and joyful jive? Yes, a

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man of many faces. Very cute face. Three down from last week. Len has

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gone up one. Let's hold on to that. I'm happy with that. Very well done.

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If you enjoyed Will dancing to Rock Around the Clock,

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all the details are on your screen now so you can vote

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for him when voting opens at the end of the show.

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Still to come, Greg dances to the song Jump.

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Makes sense, if there was a song called Readin Out Loud,

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Next tonight is Lesley Joseph and her partner, Anton Du Beke.

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They're doing a Cha Cha set in a champagne bar,

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is going to need for this dance, because if there's one thing Lesley

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It was magic. You in tail coats, me a lovely pink floaty dress. I was

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really thrilled with the way it went. You are a lovely lady. I

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thought you danced that beautifully. Well done. Thank you. I look back on

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my waltz as a wonderful start and now this week we will have much more

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fun. My second dance on Strictly is the cha-cha-cha. A bit scared of

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Latin. I haven't got the arms right yet. Hugely looking forward to get

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up to speed. This dance is fast. I'm more concerned about me doing it

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than her doing it. This number is set in a Parisian restaurant. To get

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you in the mood, make me a cup of tea. He is going to have to get into

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character. He has to wait on me. I like cups and saucers. The dance is

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her toying with me. I think Leslie is enjoying this dance. She has me

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waiting on her hand and foot. Anton. How's that? Too tight. Darling, can

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you get me some water, please? OK. A straw. Now! Are you feeling in

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character? Yes. Good. I think I should change this dance!

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Dancing the Cha Cha Cha, Lesley Joseph and Anton Du Beke.

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I loved that, Lesley! She's the boss! And you look amazing, you

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really do. Did you enjoy it? I loved it. Let's see if the judges liked

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it. Darcey Bussell, did you enjoy it? Well, first thing, Lesley, you

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have hot little body there. You look at absolutely amazing, I have to

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say. You are sleek, cheeky, flirty and fun. You're having a great time

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out there, and that is the best thing to watch. The only thing I

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would say, you have a free arm which is behind you, and that throws you

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sometimes. But he's got you, he's holding onto you. I mean, the

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difference, you look amazing. Well done! Len? Like champagne,

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cha-cha-cha can be physic and it can be flat. This was full of fizz.

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Proper cha-cha-cha, loads of content. And you mixed it in with

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all of that fun and enjoyment. I thought it was fantastic, well done!

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Thank you. Champagne kicked in, and your back! The original and best,

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prowling around. There's plenty of action left on those legs. I mean,

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come on, the legs were excellent! Darling, what happens, you're

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throwing away your top. You get a little bit excited, you got a little

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bit tipsy, didn't you, darling? We are just making it up as we went

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along, which we like, which we like very much! So try to control that

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Chile you still got it, you've got it, my darling! She's got it. You're

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not going to take it away, are you, Craig? Well, I wasn't expecting

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that, that's for sure, darling. You certainly shown no sign of

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inhibition. But you do throw yourself into it a little bit too

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much, and I really could have done without that bum rub, darling. Well,

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I've got to enjoy myself somehow, love. To be honest, I could watch it

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again, I really could. Well, you could not hope for more than that.

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Congratulations, job well done. What a cha-cha-cha. Lesley and Anton!

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I remember you saying, I like ballroom but I'm now ready to have

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some fun? I loved it, I just loved it. Wonderful, it's a dream. She did

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great, didn't she? I just thought you were remarkable. Can I just

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complement Craig on that outstanding shirt? Yes, you can! I like it, I

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think I will use it next week. Brave, before the scores, but never

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mind! The judges' scores are in... 26, more than last week. Happy with

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that? Yes. If that restaurant routine

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was just what you ordered, all the details are on your screen

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now so you can vote for them when voting opens

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at the end of the show. Now it's time for some

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fun with a capital F. Remember this year,

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if you want to vote online, you'll need to go to the website and sign

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in to your BBC Account, When do you sign in? Now. And you

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vote? Later! It's super important to do well this

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week. This is the first week when we're going to lose somebody. It's a

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bit more nerve-racking. I could not be more out of my comfort zone. The

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tango is the complete opposite to the cha-cha-cha. I'm really enjoying

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the waltz, there's a story to it, it's quite emotive. The routine is

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very energetic. Do me a favour! I'm looking forward to

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all that. And Anastasia will be dancing to

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some saxophone music. And I don't know if you knew this, but I can

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play the saxophone, so I thought I would play a bit. Here we go... I'm

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impressed! Thank you. MUSIC CONTINUES Excuse me a second!

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Our next couple is Greg Rutherford and his partner, Natalie Lowe.

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A dance that is all about keeping hold no matter what,

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and Natalie knew just the type of training that

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And going to see it now, be proud, it was your first dance ever. Last

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week was the most exhilarating, amazing thing I've ever had to do.

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Greg could go all the way, my darling! I was thrilled, so happy.

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Shall we cracked on? I am ready-ish. This week, we've got the tango. The

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tango is difficult, because your holding positions which are very

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unnatural. Tango was all about movement, power and posture. I've

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come up with an idea to help you with your frame. Oh, yes, what's

:38:35.:38:40.

that? Don't worry, you will find it a breeze. Greg Rutherford, time to

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meet your biggest fan. Welcome to the largest wind tunnel in the UK.

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What a nerve I doing in here? If you can maintain your frame in here, you

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can do it on the dance floor. Natalie, what are you doing?! For

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crying out loud! You have lost the plot! That was amazing. You did so

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well maintaining your friend. I think you need to give this a go.

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Really? She did that to help me improve my tango hold. I just hope I

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can blow her away at the weekend! Dancing the tango,

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Greg Rutherford and Natalie Lowe. Come on, Greg! Come on! What a

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dramatic end to that tango! Well done, good tango face. I you all

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right, my darling? You were a bit nervous about that, won't you? You

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surprised everybody last week, you surprised yourself most of all.

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Happy with how it went? Just about, you always remember the mistakes

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straightaway, so... Say nothing! How did they do, Len? Well, you know,

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the thing... Your bum sticks out. That's muscle. I've got a big bum.

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Your bum is sticking out, and that tends your top forward, so you're

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never really getting your legs underneath your body, because of

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this shape. However, having said that, I like the fire and the

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spirit, the staccato movement, I like the routine. You've not to

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work, in your ballroom, tucked it under! Is that possible? Well, it's

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very good for jumping, this big, that's the thing, so I'm really

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trying to lose it. Which really trying to get it under! So powerful,

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what a handsome man, look at that! You were going like a locomotive at

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full same! And I loved that, I loved the commitment choice you have to be

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careful, though, not to step it so much choice you have to glide a

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tango. The bum, I don't mind at all. I'm sorry, people! I'm getting into

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trouble yet again! But make sure you're gliding, not stepping. I'm

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watching you! Craig? As a track of as your bottom is, darling, it does

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need to go under. And you've got a lost body contact, unfortunately,

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you're not creating that wonderful V-shape which this dance needs. But

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what I did love from that was the intent and the amount of aggression.

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Fiery, wasn't it? Well, the boys have said it all, I loved the drive,

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the passion, the intent, I like the buttocks as well. But when they are

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that accentuated, as Bruno said, you have got to watch that. And it just

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helps the upper body. What it was powerful. Thank you very much! Get

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those popular buttocks upstairs! Well done! Standing ovation for Greg

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and Natalie. We were screaming up here. When you finished, she was

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screaming in my ear, he's a genius! You have never danced before, and to

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do that, because I know you get terrified, and everybody said,

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brilliant intent. How do you do that? I guessed I get into

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competition mode. But I have been terrified all day, and we had a

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couple of bad rehearsals as well, which is really worrying when you're

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coming into something like this. You've done it now! The scores are

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in... One less than last week, but you

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will take that? We will take that. If you enjoyed Greg

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and Natalie's tango, then all the details are on your screen

:44:54.:44:55.

now, so you can vote for them when voting opens

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at the end of the show. Still to come, Laura and Giovanni

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dance under the stairs... Our next couple is Tameka Empson

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and her partner, Gorka Marquez. Their Charleston is

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set at the seaside, with sandcastles, deck

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chairs and beach huts. They're even hoping for a paddle -

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well, four to be exact, Craig! I really enjoyed Saturday.

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You told me to go out there and own it, and that's what I did. The most

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perfect, dramatic thing I've seen. I'll take that. Thank you Darcey. It

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was a corka. This week I'm doing the Charleston. Shimmy, shimmy. Our

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theme for this week is the seaside. Have you been to the British

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seaside? No, never. No! Come and I'll show you. So, what do you

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think? Are you telling me this is the seaside. Where are the palm

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trees, the sand? Don't worry. I'm going to show you a good time. Come

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on! My experience at the seaside has

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been unbelievable. I loved everything. Doing the Charleston on

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Brighton Pier was such a lovely feeling. It was just so fitting.

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These fish and chips are amazing. If our dance is as amazing as this,

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we're going to knock the competition out of the water.

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Dancing the Charleston, Tameka Empson and Gorka Marquez.

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You lost something. They are on their feet in the studio. Have a

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look! First Charleston of the series. You brought the character.

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That must have been right up your street? Right up my street and down

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the street. Oh, right. You got down. Did this dance suit Tameka? Oh, yes.

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She was the Queen, Dee leerious fun of the right on. No danger of

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sinking to the bottom after this turn, I tell you that. Great. Oh,

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lovely. Can you imagine what he will be like by Christmas. Thank you,

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Bruno. Craig? A nice amount of swivel. A little bit more cross

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would have been delicious. It was completely character driven. I

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thought that was absolutely brilliant. Getting up from the floor

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seemed to be problematic. Then you made up for that, darling... It was

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a rough sea, it was a rough sea... Lovely stuff. Yes. Do me a favour!

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He's smiling. Darcey? I love your character. You just set the scene

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perfectly. I was in your movie. You were swimming through this

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competition. If you come up with characters like that, it's just to

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die for. I loved. It the details. That little kick and the drag.

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They're great. Well done. Thank you, Darcey. Len? Fun at the seaside. The

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tide is going out, but I tell you, you're not going anywhere.

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APPLAUSE Thank you. Thank you, judges. Praise across the board. The

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Charleston suits you, doesn't it? It's all right. It's Allardyce

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right. Make your way up to Claudia. Thank you, guys.

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CHEERING AND Do me a favour. We were screaming

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our heads off. Can I ask you, how are you fitting it all in,

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Charleston, EastEnders through the week? Yes, it's hard.

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You find a way. You find a way. The thing about it is, I'm not too

:51:16.:51:19.

stressed, everything I do I love. I love my family. I love EastEnders

:51:20.:51:26.

and I love dancing. So, yes! You juggle it, you know. Just waving at

:51:27.:51:30.

your daughter. I know she's watching. Hi. Which one? Anyone. It

:51:31.:51:35.

doesn't matter. I talk to all of them and just hope.

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Doing all right. Up on last week. Very well done.

:51:39.:52:08.

now so you can vote for them when voting opens at the end

:52:09.:52:12.

Still to come, Melvin dances in a hotel lift.

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It's a routine that has its ups and downs.

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Dancing next is Laura Whitmore and her partner, Giovanni Pernice.

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It's a routine where you should feel like your floating on air,

:52:27.:52:31.

and Giovanni knew just the place to get Laura in the mood.

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So what do you think about last week OK, but it could have been better. I

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thought the whole thing was a little bit unstable. You can give it more

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intention. First out, first-class, well done. I want to give so much

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more. I'm going to take everything they said and learn from it and

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then, hopefully, put on a good performance this week, like I know I

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can. This week we are dancing the waltz to If I Ain't Got You. I have

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an idea to get Laura in the mood for this dance. Are you taking me to a

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being ro concert, my favourite. We are going to climb... To the top.

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Yes, we are. Giovanni brought me here to climb to the top of the O2,

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which is under the stars. Let's go. I'm feeling petrified. I didn't

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think I was afraid of heights, but that's quite high. Yes. How cool is

:53:34.:53:39.

this. The view was awesome. It's crazy, you kind of see all of

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London, all of it. Not to just be up here, but to dance up here, it's

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pretty impressive. Dancing here is an amazing feeling. He has pulled

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out all the stops bringing me and preparing me for the waltz. I hope I

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can pull out a star performance on Saturday night.

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Dancing the Waltz, Laura Whitmore and Giovanni Pernice.

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Laura. That was so graceful. You should be over the moon with that?

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Hey, I was technically under the moon. Let's hope you will not come

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down-to-earth because it's Craig. Hi? Hi. I think you skipped a little

:56:12.:56:17.

bit out of that back, sort of, standing spin moment. I have to say,

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it was absolutely gorgeous that routine. I loved the punctuation. It

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was romantic without being over sentimental or soppy. I really,

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really enjoyed it a lot. Thank you. Darcey? Laura, the emotion and

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elegance and this beautifully extended back where you did that

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unfolding at the front, like that. The control, to be able to sustain

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that, stunning. Beautiful work. APPLAUSE You look a bit emotional

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there? It's very emotional. Len? Your frame was good. I loved the

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standing spin. It was fast and it was clean. Beautiful throwaway

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oversway. I love the mix of light, speed and then slow. A solid

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performance. Well done. Brown owe, do you agree? So silky smooth. Such

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sophistication and demure. It had an intensity. It was like watching two

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dances combined into one. It just had a very special quality that I

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love. I love when things I haven't seen interpreted this way before.

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Excellent. Praise from the judges. Someone is more at home in the

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ballroom, possibly. Off you go. Go and see Claudia. Well done, my

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darling. Laura and Giovanni. CHEERING AND

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APPLAUSE Well done. You are the biggest

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Strictly super fan we ever had. I look at your face and I think you're

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going to cry It's so emotional. Can you believe it's happening It's

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like, when I'm behind stage, this is Strictly, I can see how it all

:58:24.:58:24.

works. The judges scores are in. Highest score of the night. Are you

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going object all right Yes. Well done.

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If you loved Laura and Giovanni, all the details are on your screen

:58:52.:58:54.

now so you can vote for them when voting opens at

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Still to come. Ed does the Charleston dressed as a cowboy. Ed.

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You're welcome. You really are welcome.

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Our next couple is Melvin O'Doom and his partner Janette Manrara.

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For their Tango they're taking on the role of hotel bellboys.

:59:23.:59:26.

And just like the finest hotels, I know they are going

:59:27.:59:28.

Our dance is all about fun, crazy hats. I enjoyed it. An iron board is

:59:29.:59:42.

less stiff. I mean, I've never been compared to an ironing board before.

:59:43.:59:47.

We can take it, week one. I'm happy we got through it. Melvin wakes up

:59:48.:59:54.

early to do his radio show. Sometimes I get here and find him

:59:55.:59:59.

like this. Rise and shine. Dreaming about doing the tango. Because he is

:00:00.:00:03.

showing dedication to the dance, Janette is stepping into his shoes

:00:04.:00:08.

for the day. A very early day. It's so dark outside. Morning. How are

:00:09.:00:12.

you Hello. Feeling It's really early. It is early. 7.05am. We are

:00:13.:00:22.

here until 10.00am. I'm fine. I will have more energy than normal. We

:00:23.:00:27.

have a special guest on the show... He's working so hard. We see him

:00:28.:00:31.

everything morning coming in. He looks so tired. You have made him

:00:32.:00:35.

not moody. There you go. I don't have the energy. Bring it home for

:00:36.:00:40.

the team. Yes. Good luck. You will be great. We can relax? No, we have

:00:41.:00:45.

a full day of rehearsals. No. Come on. It's a very long day. That

:00:46.:00:50.

doesn't mean I will stop pushing him because I want him to deliver on

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Saturday night. Dancing the tango, Melvin Odoom

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and Janette Manrara. APPLAUSE

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across the dance floor. I could see, Come on, you two, I loved you, that

:02:59.:05:24.

was the first time I have ever seen you not smile. It's so hard to look

:05:25.:05:30.

angry in that dance. But they said there was improvement. Yes, and I'm

:05:31.:05:36.

happy with that. And I like the fact that at the age of 36, you had never

:05:37.:05:42.

had coffee before, until Strictly. The scores are in.

:05:43.:05:59.

23, well done, that's up on last week.

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If you enjoyed that Tango and you want to keep Melvin

:06:04.:06:05.

and Janette in the competition, all the details are on your screen

:06:06.:06:09.

now so you can vote for them when voting opens at the end

:06:10.:06:12.

Dancing next is Louise Redknapp and her partner, Kevin Clifton.

:06:13.:06:22.

a dance that requires a lot of spins, something that has been

:06:23.:06:32.

She should talk to Ed Balls, he knows a few spin doctors!

:06:33.:06:41.

Could not be more happy about how it went. That floated my boat, totally.

:06:42.:06:56.

Floated Len's boat! We're working on the Viennese waltz, and it's all

:06:57.:07:01.

about the terms. The Viennese waltz gives me that motion sickness. With

:07:02.:07:07.

the threat of Louise decorating the dance floor, Kevin has come up with

:07:08.:07:11.

a cunning plan which will help her get over her dizziness. Kevin, why

:07:12.:07:23.

have you brought me to the woods? We are going zorbing. Once you've been

:07:24.:07:27.

zorbing, nothing can be as bad as that. See you at the bottom! It

:07:28.:07:32.

seems a long way down. Here she goes!

:07:33.:07:47.

Well done! Would you rather do that again or do the Viennese waltz?

:07:48.:07:58.

Viennese waltz! Yes! After doing that, the Phoenix waltz on Saturday

:07:59.:08:02.

SHOULD be a piece of cake! Dancing the Viennese waltz,

:08:03.:08:07.

Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton. All that rotation -

:08:08.:08:17.

how are you feeling A little bit dizzy! We have got a

:08:18.:10:19.

bucket on stand-by, don't worry. Len, you had high expectations? Yes,

:10:20.:10:30.

I was very excited, because I spotted the first fleckle of the

:10:31.:10:34.

year! Nice frame, got a little bit lumpy, but I think that was the

:10:35.:10:39.

speed on the movement. But actually, you're a fantastic dancer, well

:10:40.:10:44.

done. Bruno? It was exquisitely lyrical. Your arms move like water,

:10:45.:10:53.

like Darcey Bussell. All those beautiful extensions, I adore that.

:10:54.:10:59.

In your spins, the synchronisation, that was beautiful, absolutely

:11:00.:11:07.

beautiful. Craig? I thought it was a little too much rise and fall, but

:11:08.:11:12.

apart from that, I thought it was expressive and smooth, completely

:11:13.:11:18.

controlled, I thought - gorgeous. Darcey, she's just been compared to

:11:19.:11:24.

you! Louise, the quality you sustained throughout the whole of

:11:25.:11:28.

the dance, and that is difficult. Especially as your spinning. But

:11:29.:11:32.

what you have is, you understand how to fill out every beat of that music

:11:33.:11:39.

- does lyrical arms, as Bruno says, they finish the last minute of every

:11:40.:11:44.

beat. Stunning. Got to be happy with that? Going a bit misty around the

:11:45.:11:51.

eyes! Thank you very much to our judges for those positive comments.

:11:52.:12:00.

Full house, well done! Well done, beautiful. Very well done. I also

:12:01.:12:16.

saw, you get so dizzy, so how was it for you? Still dizzy! Also, I

:12:17.:12:22.

realise that you had totally forgotten the routine. You were

:12:23.:12:26.

going, how does it go again? What is the first step?! And you remembered

:12:27.:12:32.

tonight? Well, you did not tell me if you did forget it! The scores are

:12:33.:12:36.

in... One more than last week, and your

:12:37.:12:57.

joint top of the leaderboard. Very well done.

:12:58.:13:00.

If you want to see Louise and Kevin come back next

:13:01.:13:03.

week then vote for them, all the details are on your screen

:13:04.:13:06.

now and voting opens after all our couples have danced.

:13:07.:13:08.

And remember the deal - if you want to vote online, you'll

:13:09.:13:11.

need to go to the website and sign in or register for a BBC Account

:13:12.:13:15.

I'm slightly worried about the legal implications, if I drop her. I'm

:13:16.:13:46.

having difficulty remembering the order of the steps. We go that way

:13:47.:13:51.

and then that way. It's driving me a bit... I'm looking forward to doing

:13:52.:13:58.

my first Latin dance. On national television, looking at the camera

:13:59.:14:01.

and going... I'm not quite used to it yet.

:14:02.:14:08.

It's Anastacia and her partner Brendan Cole.

:14:09.:14:12.

Due to Anastasia suffering an injury in rehearsals, they have had to

:14:13.:14:27.

re-choreograph. That will not stop her channelling her in Anastasia.

:14:28.:14:32.

That's right. I was really pleased with last weekend, we did a great

:14:33.:14:39.

dance. I was nervous that I disappointed you. I love it,

:14:40.:14:47.

darlings! We can just pretend that spin more still exist in dance. It

:14:48.:14:53.

wasn't perfect. I don't want perfect, I want you. This week

:14:54.:15:01.

Brendan is trying to help Anastasia get into character for her sizzling

:15:02.:15:11.

dance. So it's very Latin, right? It's like, you're my boyfriend. No,

:15:12.:15:17.

you're not! I think it's working, she is feeling like she could be in

:15:18.:15:25.

Buenos Aires. Latina is feisty and flirty and passionate, and of

:15:26.:15:35.

course, a little loca. I think I've created a monster. I think I've

:15:36.:15:49.

channelled my inner Latina Anastasia, and Brendan says I'm

:15:50.:15:50.

going to do great on Saturday. Dancing the Salsa,

:15:51.:15:55.

Anastacia and Brendan Cole. Well done, Anastacia. And Brendan.

:15:56.:17:44.

You've had a difficult day today with the injury and all and you

:17:45.:17:47.

still gave it your everything. So well done. Thank you. Very, very

:17:48.:17:55.

brave. I know that took a lot. Let's see what the judges think?

:17:56.:18:00.

Considering the situation I still thought you had Anastacia goes gaga.

:18:01.:18:05.

You gave it all up here, obviously... You could have done

:18:06.:18:10.

with much more action, how am I going to say that... Down stairs.

:18:11.:18:15.

O-. The hip side. I know there was a problem. That restrained you.

:18:16.:18:21.

Obviously, the performance facially and with intentions were right. It

:18:22.:18:25.

needs much more moves down there for the next time when you will be fit.

:18:26.:18:33.

Yeah? OK. Craig. I thought the under arm turns, all of them, were very

:18:34.:18:40.

clunky. It was happen haz for me. Replaced foot work. No rotation in

:18:41.:18:44.

the hips whatsoever. I will disagree. OK going side to side. The

:18:45.:18:54.

armography was not fluid. After the back bend you Wembley Stadium up and

:18:55.:18:56.

Chancellor of the Exchequered Brendan across the face. That was so

:18:57.:19:02.

part of our choreography. I would have done that too, darling. I try

:19:03.:19:08.

not to take up too much time. We had a great couple of lifts in there.

:19:09.:19:12.

Because of the injuries we decided this morning to change the

:19:13.:19:17.

choreography. To put somebody out there, change choreography on the

:19:18.:19:20.

day... Very brave. It wassout standing. Credit where it's due.

:19:21.:19:26.

Thank you. Darcey. The salsa has to be hot and spicy. You have no

:19:27.:19:30.

problem with that. There is plenty of that, thank You. Thank you. I can

:19:31.:19:35.

see you are a perfectionist. It annoys you that you can't do it to

:19:36.:19:41.

your full. What you did give us was great, thank you. Len. Craig's

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philosophy is never leave a turn unstoned. You came out, you gave it

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your all. That is all you can do. Considering you have an injury, you

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have had to totally change the choreography. I felt you did a good

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job. Well done. APPLAUSE We'll take that one. We all

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applaud you because you are brilliant. Thank you. We know you

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have had a tough day. Go and get some TLC. Claudia.

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APPLAUSE Very, very well done. Most of the judges absolutely loved it.

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They loved the sauciness, the attitude, did you enjoy it out there

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Is I adore the salsa for me not to be able to do it 100%, which is a

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bummer, I'm going to do it in a club somewhere with you. We will do it in

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a club. Do it somewhere where no-one judges me. Give me me a salsa. If

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you tell me... The scores are in. 22. That's OK. It's OK. I want to be

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22. I am 22. Thank you, I appreciate it, guys.

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If you want Anastacia and Brendan to stay in the competition

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you can vote for them after all of our couples

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have danced, the details are on your screen now.

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Naga is behind a curtain. She be preparing for her cha-cha or playing

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hide-and-seek. Tess. Our next couple to dance is Ed Balls

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and his partner, Katya Jones. Last week's Waltz saw them

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at the bottom of the leaderboard. It's a routine that's packed

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with fun and it's just the thing to put a smile on Ed's face,

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a spring in his step and, fingers crossed,

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a leg up the leaderboard. The first week is over. I was so

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proud. I was so chuffed. I was disappointed because I made a

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mistake. You went horribly wrong going across at the beginning. I

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think the most important thing I'm taking on board is what Darcey said.

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Think of a story to give you direction and then build on that

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character. I've got to learn from that. If you come bottom of the

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leaderboard, then the only way is up. This week our dance is

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Charleston. Ah, Charleston. After last week, which was quite serene

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and conservative, this time we have to go for it. She doesn't like it

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when I'm concentrating in a frowny way. Stop. Character is going to be

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everything. Yes, better. We really concentrated on showing a totally

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different Ed, I think we're going to succeed. The idea I'm turning to the

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camera and going... It isn't me. I don't want to let her down and be

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the first to go home. Charleston is a dance where you have to go for it,

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full-throttle. Are you focused? Yep. I might be more comfortable walking

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over Westminster Bridge in a suit. Put on my Charleston head and - off

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we go! Dancing the Charleston,

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Ed Balls and Katya Jones. Ed, look at the room. I know! They

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loved it. APPLAUSE I love that you came over

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here and you went "boom" you gave that everything. Full-throttle and

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the kitchen sink. Darcey said, get in character. We got in character

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and we went for it. You did. Thank you very much. Thank you. Oh, we

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loved it. Let's see if Craig did. Bottom of the leaderboard, he's

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teasing you now. He was bottom of the leaderboard last week, Craig.

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Tell us he was better tonight? Stop it, stop it. He can't standstill.

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That's a sight I don't think I ever wish to see again.

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BOOING This dance is meant to be goofy, I'm afraid that is the wrong

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side of goofy. Novp O! Sadly, it did have an air of desperation about it

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as well. There was no cross, no swivel, technically inaccurate...

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Craig! Oh, yes. Even for you, Craig. What about the character, what about

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the energy? You were oozing it. Well done. I have to say, I didn't think

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I was going to see that musical bounce through your body, all the

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way through. You stayed in sync all the way through. Yes. I was not

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expecting that. You have worked so hard, I can see. She's been

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absolutely brilliant. Very good teacher. Brill yanlt. Stayed in

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character as well. He is still in it, Darcey. Len, you are laughing?

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You have been to the country before and didn't do very well. But... But

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tonight... We did win three elections! He got you. You came out

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with enthusiasm. You got stuck in. I liked the routine. Listen, people

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are not stupid. You got a standing ovation because it was so much fun.

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APPLAUSE Bruno. I cannot believe it. What a

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comeback, Tony Blair would be proud, I tell you that. It's good you can

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see the funny side of both. He faffing around like a rouster. You

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never lost time. You were doing a proper, proper dance. You should be

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You should be proud. Proud. We enjoyed it immensely. Thank you. Go

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and see Claudia, Ed. CHEERING AND

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APPLAUSE Well done you took the judges'

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comments on board. You were like, this is what I will do. I will put

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my Charleston head on. Is I never knew I had one. To be honest with

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you, I was wochg throughout that routine your wife's face. It was a

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picture. She was like - oh, there's my boy. She was excellent. I think

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she wants to learn it. He could do it better than me. You can do it in

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the kitchen tomorrow. The judges scores are in.

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You go - again! You have to be happy. We worked so hard. So many

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people make this show work behind-the-scenes. They helped me so

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much. Thank you to everybody. It's been fabulous. Thank you. If you

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enjoyed that country routine, slap your thigh and shout "ye-har" and

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vote for them. All the details are on your screen now. Voting opens at

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the end of the show. Still to come, two words - Judge Rinder. Nuf said.

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Tess. Our next couple is Naga Munchetty

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and her partner Pasha Kovalev. It's a challenging dance that

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requires a lot of hip movement, but has it got Naga saying

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hip, hip, hooray? Week one, first bands. Right

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afterwards, I was really down. You did one step too many, which mess

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due up a bit. You do have a wonderful, wonderful potential. So I

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feel quite good about that. This week, we're doing cha-cha-cha, and

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it's so important to get Naga's Hibs going. What am I struggling with?

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Lots of hips. So pressure is bringing someone in to help. Doing

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the cha-cha-cha, it's pretty hip intensive. We're hoping that this

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will help you loosen up those hips. Hips, hips, hips. It was good fun

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but it was all about getting the hips moving. I think we're getting

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there. She was brilliant, actually! You could see a big befriends

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straightaway. You've totally nailed the basics, so let's have a go.

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Three, two, one... All of this is making me go a bit loopy. I never

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thought doing, who who would be the answer. It's certainly got me moving

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my hips. Dancing the cha-cha-cha,

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Naga Munchetty and Pasha Kovalev. Well done! Naga and Pasha, what a

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transformation. Tina Turner would-be per! Are you enjoying the new look?

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You're wearing it well! Darcey, did she do? Well, for a start, you look

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absolutely stunning! I think you'd better wear one of those on Actress

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TV. I think my editor would have fit. You look amazing, and you

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started particularly well. I just fear that I can see the

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concentration in your face. That's the only thing that worries me, that

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you're slightly disconnect, because you're focusing so much on getting

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everything correct. That's the only thing I lose. Or I want you to do is

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get that confidence, and focus on Pasha, don't think about anybody

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else, just him and everything he's told you. Len? Well, there was a lot

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of mistakes in that, but... I mean, there was! There was a lot of

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mistakes going on - what I like, you had that sultry sort of character

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going. So I liked that, the feel of it. I would have just like due to

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have nailed the routine better. I think that's the first thing you've

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got to do, nail the routine, then work on the character. Bruno? Well,

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I loved the vamped up to the max look. The that, only Naomi Campbell

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could work that better. But what happens is, you do everything, but

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your tension doesn't carry the body all the way through. So instead of

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being right on it all the time, but at the way she walks the walk, look

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at that intensity through the body. You just lose it and then it looks

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like you're stumbling. You're not actually doing that badly, it's

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because your energy falls off. You really have to work on that. Look at

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our professional girls, look how no Amy walks, because you have to have

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that within you, because you have the talent. -- look at how Naomi

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walks. It was spiky, it was flat-footed, your arms lacked any

:35:50.:35:52.

sort of placement. Timing and balance issues, riddled with

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mistakes, not a great one. I want to say thank you, judges, but I'm not

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sure. Thank you very much! Well done, off Yugo! Naga and Pasha! We

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thought it was completely magnificent. You do get really

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scared, don't you? Yes. Protected you prefer the Latin to the waltz?

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Yes, a bit. Dobbie scared, it's going to be fine. The scores are

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in... That's exactly the same score as

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last week. Yes, and look at that character. I walked in the room, and

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I was like... Amazing! If you thought Naga

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and her Private Dancer were Simply The Best,

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she'd be a Proud Mary if you voted for her when voting opens

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at the end of the show. Next, it's Judge Rinder

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and his partner Oksana Platero. This week they're doing

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the American Smooth. It's a dance that has

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all the glamour of old Hollywood, but will it be good enough

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to see him through to next You know what? I feel good after the

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weekend. I listen to everything you had to say, which is, you're not a

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dancer, yet, just have fun! Great gusto and personality. It was

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extraordinary. I think it deserves better scores, but it definitely.

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Audience over. So this week is the American smooth foxtrot. I really

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like this dance because I love Fred Astaire, and it has that sort of

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quality. My grandparents were very much the generation of Fred Astaire

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and Ginger Rogers. They are coming to date, and they have danced their

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whole lives. It was partly the reason that I did Strictly. So I'm

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really excited for them to see it. What we've seen today is absolutely

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amazing. I couldn't believe it, I was so impressed. Grandparents love

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the foxtrot, and that they came and that they enjoyed it, means a lot to

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me. Best part was, I got to see my grandfather dancing with Oxana.

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Although this man who is nearly 90 was better than me within a few

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minutes. Absolutely brilliant! Dancing the American smooth,

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Judge Rinder and Oksana Platero. I certainly hope so. They're

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adorable! They're so much better than me. Hello, everybody! You were

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channelling Fred Astaire. Well, sort of, yes. How did he do, Len? The

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parts in hold I thought were elegant. Parts out of hold I thought

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were a little bit wild. And you got access to with heel leads, you were

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sticking them heels in anywhere you could. But I had my that, at least

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you were attempting to get the footwork. As I said previously,

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elegant, my set style, and better than last week. Bruno? My darling,

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you went from Fred Astaire to Fred Insein. Both were equally

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entertaining. So straight in the hold, mental on your lifts. But I

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tell you, you really had an amazing effect. And you can actually dance,

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you know. You can dance! Craig? Unfortunately, you have hands like a

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bricklayer's trowel. You need to get some shaping through those ugly

:42:13.:42:17.

hands. And you need to calm down. You're very, you're dancing is very

:42:18.:42:21.

noisy. And it needs to be a little bit quieter, darling. Really, look

:42:22.:42:27.

in the mirror next time. You dance, look at your face in the mirror.

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It's still quite annoying. We love that faced! How dare he? You're just

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jealous I can smile this broadly, I think, Craig. Darcey? For me, what

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surprised me in, how I usually athletic, how smoothly you lifted

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Oksana, you made it look so simple, those are difficult lifts. And I was

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taken aback, it was very impressive, well done. I thought on the whole it

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was good. Very well done! I'm just thrilled I didn't drop her. Those

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were very difficult lifts. Apparently if you drop the dancer,

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you have to pay for it. The scores are in.

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Are you happy, Oksana? It was beautiful, it was fantastic. To keep

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them in the competition, you must vote for them.

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To keep Judge Rinder and Oksana in the competition,

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you must vote for them - all the details are

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Next up is Daisy Lowe and her partner Aljaz Skorjanec.

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They topped the leaderboard last week, but they can't

:44:25.:44:28.

This week's dance is set in the 1950's, so to get

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into character they went ten pin bowling.

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Here's hoping they strike it lucky again tonight.

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I'm still amazed about how our waltz came across. I was so proud of you.

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Last Saturday was a moment I am so proud of, I will never forget it. I

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am still in shock about what the judges said. I don't think I have

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ever seen a dance better than that for week one, ever. I just can't

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wait for Week Two. For Week Two, I'm quite excited because it is a Latin

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dance, I'm looking forward to having some fun. We're going to be working

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in an American diner, in the 1950s. I figure the best way to get you

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into characteristic take you bowling. I'm in my 1950s American

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attire, I've got my milkshake, let's bowl! Come on, Daisy! I definitely

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hope that Daisy is going to be better with her dancing shoes, than

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she was in her bowling shoes. My bowling wasn't great. Let's just

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hope that on Saturday night I will be better with my cha-cha-cha.

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Dancing the Cha Cha Cha, Daisy Lowe and Aljaz Skorjanec.

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Come on over. Come on. We won't forget you in a hurry, Daisy. Did

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you enjoy showing off your fun side this week? It was fun having a

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giggle up there. Yeah. That lovely smile. Top of the leaderboard last

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week. Bruno, how did she do last night? Daisy always serves a hot

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dish and an even hotter cha-cha-cha. Oozing natural sex appeal. I'm

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hooked. I want some more, please, now! Craig. The upper body lacked a

:48:25.:48:31.

bit of attack. You should have attacked the upper body like you did

:48:32.:48:34.

below. You lost a straight leg on occasion,

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but I really enjoyed it. Thank goodness for that. Darcey? You are

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such a natural mover. I are sassy, flirty, your attitude. You have the

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eyes on him. That was brilliant. I was... You had a lot of technique. I

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couldn't take my eyes off those legs. They are far too - take them

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away. You are going to go far. That is great. High praise from Darcey.

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Len. You are equally at home in ballroom and Latin. You did a lift,

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that was a lift and... The throw thing was a lift. In my opinion.

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Both feet came off the ground. Cha-cha-cha is one of the dances

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where you musn't do that. So, oi, you, cut out the lifts, sunshine.

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He's a stickler for the rules, our Len. We all loved it. Thank you very

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much. Off you go. Daisy and Aljaz. CHEERING AND

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APPLAUSE We adored it. You love the emotion of the waltz, you were so.

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Hay I was. I have a bow in high hair. A little skirt. Ballroom or

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Latin, which suits Daisy more? Both. A good answer. The scores are in.

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Had to deduct a point, seven. Are you happy. Two less than last weeks.

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Still a fantastic score. If that left you hungry for more,

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all the details are on your screen now so you can vote for them

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when voting opens at the end of the show.

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Our final couple on the floor are Danny Mac and his

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Last week Danny wowed everyone with his superb Cha Cha.

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Len thought he'd fallen asleep and woken up in week 10!

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But this week Danny has got a new challenge, Ballroom,

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Last Saturday night was probably one of the best experiences of my life.

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You were amazing. You smashed it. 100% you are a contender. It's

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flattering he thinks I am a contender after. That there is a lot

:51:23.:51:25.

to do before I can think that far ahead. This week we are doing the

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Viennese waltz. Last week went better than we could ever have

:51:31.:51:33.

hoped. So this week the pressure is really on. The posture in the

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Viennese waltz is the most important things. I'm struggling with the

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posture. It's alien to me. It needs a lot of work. Put your butt in. I

:51:45.:51:53.

have a surprise for you. Oti decided to bring in some apparatus. It was

:51:54.:51:59.

some handle bars I wear around my neck to put my posture in the right

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place. You are ready for week two. I'm feeling it. My neck hurt, my

:52:06.:52:11.

shoulders hurt. My arms hurt. I'm tired. I need to go to Show me the

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bed. Posture. Yes, yes! As long as I can get the holds, the posture and

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the steps right, I might have half a chance.

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Dancing the Viennese Waltz, Danny Mac and Oti Mabuse.

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That was wonderful to watch. Standing ovation for you Danny Mac.

:52:30.:54:29.

You did so well. More drama than an

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episode of Hollyoaks. Slightly, yeah. So much drama. You

:54:32.:54:39.

would never tear anyone apart, would you, Craig? No, never. Not after

:54:40.:54:43.

that anyway. I think you are a fantastic dancer. You really are.

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APPLAUSE The American Smooth moment I was in two minds about. I actually

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ended up loving it. I thought that was absolutely brilliant that

:54:57.:54:59.

section there. You got a bit skippy in the second part of that Viennese.

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You lost the smoothness of it, but, wow, fantastic. Darcey? Yeah, Danny,

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your focus, the intent you have to do really well. I can see it. You're

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really aiming for the top here. Very early on. It's elegant. The way you

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held your top line all the way through. I would only say, I would

:55:24.:55:27.

agree with Craig, you do get skippy. I think that's because you are

:55:28.:55:30.

trying to travel and trying to push out too much. You get those little

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in between and missing that glide. Occasionally, it hits the spot.

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Overall a very nice dance. Very nice, indeed. Len? I wasn't exactly

:55:45.:55:52.

transported to old Vienna, if I'm honest with you. It was a modern

:55:53.:55:57.

twist on a traditional dance which I enjoyed very much. SCEREAMING

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What a shocker. In hold you have to keep your head to the left... On the

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pivot. You have to get the head to the left and keep it there.

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Terrific. Well done. Great dance. Reending on a high Bruno? It was

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like watching a waltzing heart-throb. A Viennese waltz put

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together by ten sees Williams. Dancing is not just doing steps,

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it's the intention behind it, telling a story, acting it. You

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acted like a star. Everything was so crystal clear. The story was

:56:45.:56:47.

brilliant. You would drive through the movement with intention. That is

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what I like to see. Something that gets me going and you did. I'm sure

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all of this studio is going with you.

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APPLAUSE Yes, the judges are happy. I hope you are happy with those

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comments. Well done. Claudia is waiting with your scores. It's Danny

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and Oti. Well done you! Beautiful choreography. You work so

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hard at this. You really care, don't you? A lot of things in this I was

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really struggling with. We had four days to do it, as everyone did. You

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have to focus on the things you can't get. Well done. The scores are

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in. Well done. More than last week. Very

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well done. If the thought of losing Danny

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and Oti gets your goatie - forgive me, Oti - all the details

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you need to vote for him are on your screen now and voting

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opens in just a few minutes. All of our couples have now danced

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and no one wants to be first to go but sadly one couple must

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leave this weekend. So let's take a look

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at our leaderboard. We're carrying over the judges'

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scores from last week, But you can change all that

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by picking up the phone or going online and voting

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for your favourite. I have big news, Jake

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is here to open the phone lines. Jake.

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APPLAUSE Calls cost 15p plus any

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payer's permission before you call. Or alternatively you can vote online

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for free at bbc.co.uk/strictly where you will also find full

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terms and conditions. Voting closes tonight at 8.45pm

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so please don't vote To help you decide, here's

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a reminder of tonight's performances We've seen a mammoth

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marathon of dance. Sadly, one of our celebrities must

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leave the competition. If you don't want your favourite

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to make an early exit, please, make sure you pick up the phone

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or go online to vote. We'll be back tomorrow at 7.15pm

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with our Results Show. The two couples with the lowest

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combined judges' scores and your votes will face each other

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in our first dance-off. Our judges then have the tough

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task of deciding who And we have music from Bee Gees

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legend, Barry Gibb. We also have a stupendous

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tango routine from our I watched them rehearsing -

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jaws will drop. So for all that and to find out

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which one our 15 will be the first to go make sure you tune

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in for our Results Show tomorrow Nothing to hide, nothing to fear.

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Fight fire with fire. Everyone's living these amazing

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lives and I'm stuck.

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Grab your glitterballs and join Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman for a sparkling spectacular as all 15 couples hit the dance floor, together for the first time, in a dance floor spectacular. Every step counts as the judges' scores from last week are combined with those from this show. The celebrities are dancing for survival as the two lowest-scoring couples will face the dreaded dance-off in Sunday's Results Show.

The pressure is on. No-one wants to be the first to leave the competition.