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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 week four results: Matt Goss is out

The Bros singer was unanimously eliminated – but Kym Marsh surprisingly joined him in the dance-off. Read my full Telegraph article here

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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 Come Dancing 2021, week 4

Greg Wise bows out after a Macarena samba, while Sara Davies tangos to the top. Read my full Telegraph talking points from the main show and results show

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Strictly Come Dancing 2020: week 2 recap – Jacqui Smith trotted round the ballroom like a drunk pony

As England is plunged back into lockdown, Jacqui Smith is locked out of the ballroom – and rightly so. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Speaking: Week 1

This first proper competitive show gave us a chance to assess the ‘new normal’ on Strictly – and, for the most part, it worked absolutely fine. Yes, the performances felt a little muted without a raucous studio audience, but that … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing: From a firecracker samba to a belly-dancing Santa

Just like last year, Strictly Come Dancing began with a firecracker of a samba. In 2019, super sub Kelvin Fletcher got viewers hot and bothered; last night, Maisie Smith proved she’s no slouch in the shimmy department. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Speaking: The Final

We came to the end! The week’s second nationwide ballot (and, let’s face it, by far the more important) yielded – in my humble opinion – exactly the right result, with the consistently brilliant Kelvin and Oti lifting the glitterball … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing, Grand Final: Brilliant Fletcher and Mabuse show power in simplicity

Kelvin Fletcher and partner Oti Mabuse were the incredibly worthy winners of Strictly 2019. The super sub, drafted at the last minute to replace an injured Jamie Laing, turned out to the secret weapon of this series – the modest, … Continue reading

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Strictly Speaking: Week 11

Ah, Musicals Week – AKA Dressing-up Box Explosion 2: Wig Warz!. Pretty unsubtle work here from the Strictly producers and judges, with a clear division between sensible theme/dance matches and bizarre combos, and between sky-high quarter-final scores and mediocre ones. … Continue reading

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