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Strictly Come Dancing

  • Season 14

Summary

Celebrities take to the Strictly dance floor to perform a dazzling display of ballroom and Latin routines.

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Episode 11: Week 5

Summary

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman invite you to join them for another evening of glitter and glamour. The competition intensifies as our 11 remaining couples hit the dance floor and do ballroom battle to stay in the running for the glitterball trophy. Voting lines will open at the end of the show. Once the judges' scores have been added to viewer votes, the two lowest-scoring couples will perform again in the dreaded dance-off in the results show.

Review

The Curse of Strictly Come Dancing has previously restricted itself to the breakdown of relationships because so many celebrities have been swept off their feet by their professional dancer and left their romantic partners as a result. That doesn’t seem to be the problem this year. Instead there’s been the unprecedented non-dance off of Anastacia, allegations of racism in the voting, the surprise departure of Tameka Empsom and the even more shocking withdrawal for personal reasons of one-time bookies’ favourite Will Young. Let’s hope all other horrors are kept in check until next week’s Halloween-themed show or we really will think Strictly is cursed.

Barring any more accidents, hasty farewells or changes in the Strictly rules, there should now be 11 couples left on the floor. And, if the leader board is anything to go by, Daisy Lowe, Danny Mac and Louise Redknapp should be among them. But fingers crossed Ed Balls and Judge Rinder are too – we could do with a bit of light relief after all this drama.

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Crew

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PresenterTess Daly
PresenterClaudia Winkleman
JudgeLen Goodman
JudgeDarcey Bussell
JudgeBruno Tonioli
JudgeCraig Revel Horwood
Executive producerLouise Rainbow
DirectorNikki Parsons

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  • Summary

    Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman invite you to join them for another evening of glitter and glamour. The competition intensifies as our 11 remaining couples hit the dance floor and do ballroom battle to stay in the running for the glitterball trophy. Voting lines will open at the end of the show. Once the judges' scores have been added to viewer votes, the two lowest-scoring couples will perform again in the dreaded dance-off in the results show.

    Review

    The Curse of Strictly Come Dancing has previously restricted itself to the breakdown of relationships because so many celebrities have been swept off their feet by their professional dancer and left their romantic partners as a result. That doesn’t seem to be the problem this year. Instead there’s been the unprecedented non-dance off of Anastacia, allegations of racism in the voting, the surprise departure of Tameka Empsom and the even more shocking withdrawal for personal reasons of one-time bookies’ favourite Will Young. Let’s hope all other horrors are kept in check until next week’s Halloween-themed show or we really will think Strictly is cursed.

    Barring any more accidents, hasty farewells or changes in the Strictly rules, there should now be 11 couples left on the floor. And, if the leader board is anything to go by, Daisy Lowe, Danny Mac and Louise Redknapp should be among them. But fingers crossed Ed Balls and Judge Rinder are too – we could do with a bit of light relief after all this drama.

    Details

    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    PresenterTess Daly
    PresenterClaudia Winkleman
    JudgeLen Goodman
    JudgeDarcey Bussell
    JudgeBruno Tonioli
    JudgeCraig Revel Horwood
    Executive producerLouise Rainbow
    DirectorNikki Parsons

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