Without a doubt, the winners on Strictly Come Dancing this week are the hair, make-up and costume team. From Game of Thrones to glittery ghosts, the dancefloor was alight with incredible characters from all walks of life (and death).
However, the pressure was tangible in week six as several celebrities struggled in performances that provided style over substance in more ways than one.
Crowd favourite Jonnie Peacock opened the show with a pirate-themed performance of the “chargh-chargh-chargh”. Past the terrifying pun, the fast-paced dance felt less impressive after his first “9” score last week.
It was a generous, colourful evening full of love for Week Five on Strictly Come Dancing, despite the obvious missing firecracker. For the first time in the show’s history, judge Bruno Tonioli was not on the panel this evening.
Due to a busy work schedule, Bruno took a week out and each performance was scored out of 30 instead of 40 in his absence. However, the 12 remaining celebrities brought vibrant energy and buckets of feel good footwork throughout the night.
Off the back of his nerve-wracking performance in the dance-off last weekend, Eastenders actor Davood Ghadami kicked off the show with an upbeat barista-themed jive. Finally finding the perfect dance to [...]
With Week Four came a turning point in Strictly Come Dancing. After a colourful movie-themed evening last week, the celebrities stepped it up a notch in a range of seriously impressive dances.
Astonishing lifts, lightning-fast footwork and the first “Ten” of the series were all on offer throughout the evening. But the most shocking moment of the night was barely whispered, as head judge Shirley Ballas seemed to get her celebrities mixed up. Who knew there were two Mollies in the competition?
After a difficult week as her partner Brendan Cole clashed with Shirley, Charlotte Hawkins came back much stronger with a wedding-themed jive to Bruno Mars’ “Marry [...]