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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Movie Week results: Richie Anderson makes a shock exit

Anderson and Fleur East dropped from mid-leaderboard to a dramatic dance-off. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 week three: Tyler West scores the first 10s of the series

The DJ wowed on Movie Week with a blockbuster Charleston, while Tony Adams bared all in his Full Monty samba. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Speaking: Week 3

Ah, Strictly theme weeks: synonymous with high drama, rampant scoring inflation, and a heady mix of glamour and the dredges of a three-year-old’s dressing-up box. Read my full Dancing Times blog here

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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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Strictly’s Movie Week: don’t bet against sharpshooter Bill Bailey being the last celebrity standing

Strictly’s messy Movie Week saw dances engulfed by themes – none more so than Jason Bell’s Death Star of a paso doble. In space, no one can hear you “Olé!”. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Speaking: Week 3

Sigh. A theme week. The triumph of the dressing-up box and the selling of Strictly’s soul to Disney. This Movie Week had its particularly trying moments (Pokémon, I ask you), although a few couples transcended, or even utilised, their themes … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing, week three: who had the best technical chops?

My Oscar winners for Movie Week were Kelvin Fletcher, Michelle Visage and Catherine Tyldesley. Though Fletcher didn’t land the clean routine suggested by nabbing this year’s first 10s, with some lift hiccups, he excelled in both the Charleston basics (strong “swivel” foot action) and … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 3

Ah, Movie Week – two words about as likely to deliver satisfaction as “Southern Rail”, “Theresa May” or “Topshop feminism”. So, it comes as little surprise (though sinking disappointment) to see couples slathered in Minions yellow or trying to jam … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 3

Ah, Movie Week, AKA Can You Remotely Recognise The Dance Under Ten Layers of Theming Week. This was no exception – I had to keep checking my notes to see which dance was supposedly being represented. Also: Trolls. I’m just … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 3

Theme weeks are normally a horror fest of props and rampant theming, but – miracle of miracles – this was actually a strong Movie Week, with mercifully little faff in the actual dances (VTs were another story) and plenty of … Continue reading

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