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Strictly Speaking: Week 5

Well that’s more like it. After a rather exhausted, grouchy hangover show last week, Strictly was back on form with several really impressive routines, a scattering of 10s, a new bread-based-ography, and the judges wandering idly down memory lane.  Read my full … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, week 5

Three celebrities score 10s in a high-standard show, and it’s a shock visit to the dance-off for Rhys Stephenson. Read my Telegraph talking points for the main show and results show

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021: Week 3

There was plenty of drama, comedy and some costume tragedy as Strictly delivered big-screen thrills for Movie Week.  Read my Telegraph talking points here

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Same-sex partnerships and lead swapping could revolutionise ballroom – and that is no bad thing

When John Whaite and Johannes Radebe took to the Strictly floor last weekend, they made history as the first ever all-male couple. But their triumphant tango contained an added twist: they swapped the lead. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, week 1: AJ Odudu, Adam Peaty and the first all-male couple top the leaderboard

My talking points for the first show – from a surprise jive to a history-making tango. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021 Launch

Catch up with my talking points from Saturday’s exciting opener – including our first all-male pairing and the return of champion Bill Bailey. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing is late to the party with same-sex couples: men have been dance partners for centuries

This year’s sequin-splattered contest to win the coveted glitterball trophy will feature a Strictly debut, as the show introduces its first all-male pairing. Read my full The i Paper article here

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Strictly should be congratulated for introducing an all-male pairing – but is it fair?

This weekend, 15 new celebrities will waltz into the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom. Among them will be Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite, who will form one half of the programme’s first all-male pairing.  Read my full Telegraph article here

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