Strictly Come Dancing: song and dance list for week seven revealed

Competition is hotting up as Louise Redknapp takes on the first Argentine Tango of the year

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It’s week seven (or se-VEN! as Len Goodman would say) and the standard is getting ever-higher as Blackpool Tower Ballroom appears on the horizon. 

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Ed Balls will be hoping he won’t need any Help! with his lifts this weekend, while Claudia Fragapane is planning to just Shut Up And Dance. Meanwhile, Judge Rinder could have a message for Craig Revel-Horwood if the judge gives him any criticism: It Don’t Mean A Thing. 

Week seven features the first Argentine Tango of the series – a notoriously difficult dance which Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton will be attempting to tackle. 

Here is what everyone is dancing to on Saturday:

  • Claudia Fragapane and AJ Pritchard will be dancing the Paso Doble to Shut Up And Dance by Walk The Moon
  • Daisy Lowe and Aljaz Skorjanec will be dancing the Viennese Waltz to Daisy Bell by Harry Dacre
  • Danny Mac and Oti Mabuse will be dancing the Jive to Long Tall Sally by Little Richard
  • Ed Balls and Katya Jones will be dancing the Quickstep to Help! by The Beatles
  • Greg Rutherford and Natalie Lowe will be dancing the Viennese Waltz to You Don’t Own Me by Grace
  • Judge Rinder and Oksana Platero will be dancing the Quickstep to the Chantz Powell version of It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
  • Laura Whitmore and Giovanni Pernice will be dancing the Samba to Bamboleo by Gipsy Kings
  • Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton will be dancing the Argentine Tango to Tanguera by Sexteto Mayor
  • Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton will be dancing the Salsa to Turn The Beat Around by Vicki Sue Robinson

Daisy Lowe will also be attempting to charm the audience with a Viennese Waltz after repeatedly ending up in the dance-off. Will it be enough?

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Strictly Come Dancing will continue at 6.55pm on BBC1 on Saturday