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‘Your friendship gave me wings’: how Strictly 2021 has been life-changing for its pro dancers

Not only the celebrities go on a ‘journey’ – this year’s pros, from Giovanni and Johannes to Nadiya and Nikita, have also transformed. Read my full Telegraph article 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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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, semi-final

Rhys Stephenson just misses out after a high-standard and fiercely fought semi-final. Read my Telegraph talking points for the main show and results show

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Best of Enemies, Young Vic

Could any political play top the current seething drama in Westminster? Perhaps not, but James Graham’s latest is another fascinating slice of history that feels all too pertinent. Read my full London Theatre review here

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Strictly Speaking: Week 11

Thank the Strictly gods for that! Yes, our long national nightmare is over – Dan Walker has finally exited the ballroom. Read my full Dancing Times blog here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, week 11

A bad week for lifts, and Dan Walker’s unlikely journey finally comes to an end. Read my Telegraph talking points for the main show and the results show

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Strictly Speaking: Week 10

Can you believe it’s nearly the quarter-finals already? Dan Walker is still here, so I certainly can’t. Read my full Dancing Times blog here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, week 10

Tilly Ramsay is scuppered by the samba, plunging from the top to the bottom of the leaderboard. Read my Telegraph talking points for the main show and the results show

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