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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 week two: Ellie Simmonds impresses the judges with her adapted waltz

Plus quality quickstepping, lesbian drama and a Cockney Charleston. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 first live show: Will Mellor and Hamza Yassin top the week 1 leaderboard

The actor and wildlife presenter led the pack, while former footballer Tony Adams scored an own goal with his terrible tango. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Hurrah for old-school Strictly! Why going back to basics is the show’s best move yet

The line-up for this year’s competition has been announced – and it’s fantastic. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Get ready to have the time of your life at Dirty Dancing shows in London

The movie lives on through the stage musical and the Secret Cinema event. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Le Bal de Paris, Barbican

Glad rags, zebra heads and a virtual reality extravaganza. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Oti Mabuse is too big for Strictly

The two-time Glitterball champion has helped to reshape the show – she will be sorely missed but her career is on an irresistible rise. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Dirty Dancing, Dominion Theatre

Nobody puts Dirty Dancing in a corner — at least not for long. Read my full London Theatre review here

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Strictly Speaking: The final

A dramatic twist, a brilliant duel, and a fab-u-lous winner. Read my full Dancing Times blog here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, final

Rose and Giovanni lift the glitterball in an emotional end to the season. Read my full Telegraph talking points here

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Strictly Speaking: Week 12

Well, what a semi-final! Usually doubling the dances means halving the standard, at least, but everyone delivered here – even if the judges did get overexcited with the 10s.  Read my full Dancing Times blog here

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