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When Caroline Flack shone brightest
February 18, 2020

The touching story behind her Strictly triumph with Pasha Kovalev.

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Strictly Grand Final: Brilliant Kelvin and Oti show power in simplicity
December 14, 2019

The 2019 champions win through great technique and outstanding partnering.

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Time to bring back Strictly’s ‘live TV’ edge
December 13, 2019

The BBC has sucked the spontaneity out of the nation’s favourite dance show.

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Strictly semi-final: Kelvin becomes the technical master
December 8, 2019

The two-dance challenge shows up most of the celebs, but Kelvin Fletcher thrives.

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Strictly Musicals Week: Craig finally locates his 10 paddle
December 1, 2019

Karim Zeroual’s jive stops the show, but others suffer from musical mayhem.

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Strictly Week 10: Karim proves time and again that he’s stronger when dancing solo
November 24, 2019

Karim Zeroual fails to impress in contemporary, and samba gets the better fo Saffron Barker.

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Strictly Week 9: Whose technique helped them conquer Blackpool?
November 17, 2019

A criminally good jive from Kelvin Fletcher, while Michelle Visage’s vogue results in another surprise exit.

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Strictly Week 8: Whose technique failed them in a dramatic dance?
November 10, 2019

Paso doble finally sees off Mike Bushell, while Saffron Barker impresses with a simply beautiful waltz.

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Strictly Week 7: Whose Latin technique got them into trouble?
November 3, 2019

A tough week for the female celebrities, but Karim Zeroual excels in quickstep.

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With its first same-sex dance, is Strictly keeping in step with the modern dance world?
November 2, 2019

Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima edge the show closer to casting a same-sex pairing.

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Strictly Week 6: Who danced it best?
October 27, 2019

Wickedly great Michelle Visage and mean, moody Kelvin Fletcher prop up an otherwise flat Halloween.

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Strictly Week 5: Who danced it best?
October 21, 2019

Alex Scott has her breakthrough, while the dad-dancers land in the dance-off.

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Strictly Week 4: Which celebrities scored too highly for technically mediocre routines?
October 13, 2019

Erratic marking leads to a shocking elimination.

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Strictly Episode Three: Who had the best technical chops?
October 6, 2019

Movie Week’s technical Oscar winners – and box office flops.

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Strictly Episode Two: Whose technique set the dance floor alight?
September 29, 2019

Foxtrot battle, upright Latin, and a dismal paso doble.

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Strictly Episode One: The technicalities of the dances
September 22, 2019

In the first of my new weekly series: assessing the celebs of Series 17, including leaderboard topper Kelvin Fletcher.

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Does Motsi Mabuse get a 10 as Strictly’s new judge?
July 22, 2019

Assessing the latest addition to the panel – and how she might judge sister Oti!

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Who will replace Darcey Bussell on Strictly?
April 10, 2019

Looking at the runners and riders for the now vacant judging spot on the BBC show.

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Pasha Kovalev leaves Strictly
February 13, 2019

The popular pro announces his departure after eight impressive years on the show.

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Why do Strictly viewers hate Ashley Roberts?
December 10, 2018

The talented contestant may be a “ringer” – but we need a balance of abilities and journeys to make the show work.

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Is Strictly’s judging going to pot?
December 9, 2018

The panel seem to have lost their objectivity in an overly scripted series.

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