After a pretty strong start, the last few weeks have seen Jonnie slip down the leaderboard. Last Saturday, he was left second from bottom, although he survived the dance off against Ruth Langsford.
However, he still has something of a battle on his hands. The likes of Davood and Joe are storming up the charts, and we think Jonnie might have to pull an amazing Tango out of the bag if he’s to avoid the dance off for the second week running.
Susan Calman and Kevin Clifton brought all the drama with their Tango last week, but the comedian can’t pack away her stern face just yet.
For Blackpool, they’re taking on a dance that’s arguably even more serious and straight-faced: the Paso Doble. No doubt Kevin will be over the moon to make it to the home of ballroom yet again, but somehow we think Susan’s going to be even more thrilled than him to dance in that famous tower.
Alexandra took on the first Argentine Tango of the series last week, and boy did she do it justice. Her footwork with Gorka was truly something special, and she’s given herself a hell of a dance to live up to this week with the Quickstep.
Although being tipped as one of the favourite to win, Alexandra still hasn’t picked up that elusive perfect 40. Will she be able to do it this Saturday?
Although Joe McFadden’s scores weren’t that outstanding last Saturday night, what was so impressive about getting 7, 8 9 and 9 was that it was for a Rumba – a notoriously difficult dance for male celebrities.
Joe’s already proved himself to be something of a dab hand at the Latin dances, and we get the feeling that the adrenaline of being in Blackpool will help him deliver an amazing Salsa.