1. Sophie and Brendan (dancing the quickstep).
What it consisted of: BOING BOING TWIST TWIST TRA LA LA WEEEEEEEEEEEE.
Judge’s judgement: Len said that it was “absolutely spot on”. Bruno liked the technique, Craig said that he loved the bits when she danced around the table but warned that she needs to concentrate on her left hand. I WHOLEHEARTEDLY AGREE.
Judge’s scores: Craig: 7. Darcey: 9. Len: 9. Bruno: 9. Total = 34.
Surely 10!!!! Tears!!! @SophieEB #SCD
SO PROUD TO BE A SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR FAN.
2. Patrick and Anya (dancing the samba).
What is consisted of: SEXY SEXY TWIST TWIST STEP STEP SLIIIIIIDDDEEEE.
Judge’s judgement: Bruno said that it was a “blisteringly hot samba” but he messed up a pass. Craig said that it was “almost there”. Darcey said it was a very difficult dance with only a minor technical faults. Len shouted “WAMBA”.
Judges scores: Craig: 8. Darcey: 9. Len: 9. Bruno: 9. Total = 35.
Still can’t quite believe Patrick’s 50. Imagine if a 50 year old won Strictly. That’d be kinda cool! He’s become my reserve choice #scd
3. Ben and Kristina (dancing the American Smooth).
What it consisted of: LIFT LIFT SWIRLY TWIRLY TURN TWISTY LIFT LIFTY.
Judge’s judgement: Craig shouted “Big Ben is back darling” and that they were “motoring around that floor.” Len said that he has always been as good but he needs to be more dominant. Darcey said that he carried that off his performance with ease.
Judge’s scores: Craig: 8. Darcey: 8. Len: 8. Bruno: 8. Total = 32.
Fucking HATE strictly…apart from Ben. Oh, Ben…
Might have to vote tonight. Surely a clothed Ben this week means a topless one next week? #hopeful #strictlycomedancing
4. Ashley and Ola (dancing the Pasodoble).
What it consisted of: AGGRESSIVE ASSERTIVE STAMPY THRUST THRUST BANG.
Judge’s judgement: Darcey said that he “had that attack” but wanted a bit of more drama in that kill. Len said they have come back stronger than ever. Bruno shouted lots and rolled his R’s more than any human can and said that there was “THRUST”.
Judge’s scores: Craig: 8. Darcey: 9. Len: 9. Bruno: 9. Total = 35.
Was Ashley using Ola to mop the floor there? #strictly
got told I look like ola from strictly come dancing at the till yesterday by an old man. bless him.
5. Fiona and Anton (dancing the American Smooth).
What it consisted of: SMOOOTH TWIRLY TWIRLY DULL DULL A BIT TWIRL.
Judge’s judgements: Len said that the “attitude First Class, movement were a little bit Business Class and the lifts were a little bit Economy”. Bruno said that she needs to iron out the edges but loved it. Craig said it could be smoooooooooother. Darcey said the preparation into the lift could have been a bit better.
Judge’s scores: Craig: 6. Darcey: 7. Len: 8. Bruno: 8. Total = 29.
Less first class lounge than baggage reclaim, as it transpires. #scd
Anton’s hair hints at a new law of physics to be discovered. #scd #strictly
6. Abbey and Aljaž (dancing the quickstep).
What it consisted of: JUMPY STEP STEP STEP FORWARD STEP STEPPY.
Judge’s judgement: Craig said “un-ber-leave-a-ball”. Craig said minor negative details because that is what he does. Len said the clarity was “blumming good.”
Judge’s scores: Craig: 7. Darcey: 10. Len: “FROM LEN THE TEN”. Bruno: 10 = 37.
7. Mark and Iveta (dancing the jive).
What it consisted of: OH GOD GLEE AFTER NINE CANS OF RED BULL.
Judge’s judgement: Craig thought it was a little flat-footed but admitted that it was entertaining, though Darcey said it was a “show-stopping performance” and loved it. Len said it was “fun and lighthearted.” Bruno didn’t shout for once.
Judge’s scores: Craig: 5. Darcey: 8. Len: 8. Bruno: 8. Total = 29.
8. Susanna and Kevin (dancing the Traditional Pasodoble).
What it consisted of: OLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYY *bull runs through cape*
Judge’s judgement: Darcey said that Susanna was a “beautiful gypsy girl” whilst Len compared it to a tapas or something. Bruno ROLLED HIS R’S and then shouted “FANTASTIC”. Craig said “fab-u-luss darling.” All praise all round.
Judge’s scores:Craig: 9. Darcey: 10. Len: 10. Bruno: 10. Total = 39.
Woaah, Strictly was fab, Susanna and Natalie getting 39, wow, and in Blackpool! #strictly
9. Natalie and Artem (dancing the Charlestown).
What it consisted of: BUGSY MALONE MINUS ALL OF THE PIE.
Judge’s judgement: Len said it was as spectacular as the Blackpool Illuminations, Darcey said that she added some character and personality to it all. All good scores. I think they were running out of time a bit so this section took like seven seconds.
Judge’s scores: Craig: 9. Darcey: 10. Len: 10. Bruno: “TEN.” Total = 39.