Strictly Come Dancing just wasn’t the same without Ed Balls

Viewers missed the fire of the former politician during Musicals Week

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Did you feel that this week’s Strictly Come Dancing was, sort of, missing something?

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You weren’t alone. Ed Balls was in many viewers’ thoughts during Musicals Week.

The former Labour politician was gone but not forgotten in the first live show since his Strictly exit.

He was so missed, viewers even took to coming up with alternative Labour politicians who could take his place next year.

But Balls is irreplaceable.

Especially when you see what might have been

We will remember him.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016: meet the contestants

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Anastacia

 

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Ed
Balls

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Tameka
Empson

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Claudia
Fragapane

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Lesley
Joseph

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Daisy
Lowe

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Danny
Mac

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Naga
Munchetty

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Melvin
Odoom

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Ore
Oduba

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Louise
Redknapp

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Judge Robert
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Greg
Rutherford

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Laura
Whitmore

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Will
Young