Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Week 6: Halloween

Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Week 6: Halloween

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This week’s horrific spell in Horrorwood began with the queens of Strictly, skeletous Daly and the one that should have won in Series 3, glitzed up Zoe Ball, sitting in for Claudia Winkleman.The stakes are high and out in full force tonight as the BBC ballroom battle continues.

Doing the judging this week are the judges as ever in the form of the frightful four. Cadaver Craig Revel-Horwood, Bizarre ballerina Darcey Bussell, oranged onion loving count Len Goodman and the horrid hobgoblin Bruno Tonioli. Our frightfully honest score are in brackets to add clarity to the disenchanted lunacy unfolding with overmarking mist.

 

Sunetra and Brendan

Jive

Tainted Love – Gloria Jones

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Tess made her first gruesome joke with no punch. Brendan will be channeling (hah!) a ghost but said he would not get a drink in the bar, as they don’t serve spirits.

‘Creepy’ Cole creeps out from under the bed as Sunetra joins him on the floor. Impish Sunetra was led by unnerving Brendan. Brendan jumps over the bed and runs over the dancefloor. Sunetra doing standard but left on own as The Brendan Show not helping her be shown at all. Basic turn arounds and minor hands adding no real feel outside of rigormortis dar-h-ling. Weak, empty, punitive. What can we say she did? Not much. A shame for Sunetra who tries hard but in serious trouble with danceoff.

Len – Lost your way as it went along.

Bruno – Rumba in middle slowed pace down a little.

Craig – Felt little laboured. Brendan your so naughty. Lacked punch and dynamic.

Darcey – You are happier in the ballroom. Good effort but not your dance.

(Brendan moans, yet again.)

6, 7, 7, 7 (5)

 

Alison and Aljaz

American Smooth

Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush

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Alison is air lifted down in an elegant white wing drop well. Taking on a Heathcliffe character Aljaz worked well with Alison and her feet but took bit of time starting. Good in-hold turns and elegance continuing. Very strong from Alison but danger of being too timid. No lifts in an allowed lift.

Bruno – Like a wind turbine. Be careful when you go in hold. Become ketchy.

Craig – Was one of the campest entrances. Ethereal and angelic until you got to the floor. Wafty arms bit too much, but tribute to Kate Bush. Well done.

Darcey – Fabulous seeing you enjoy everything. You slightly get carried away.

Aljaz – No.

Darcey – It was beautiful.

Len – I’m with Darcey. So masculine coming across the moors. Once in hold, needs bit more movement.

5, 7, 7, 7 (6)

 

Simon and Kristina

Paso Doble

Poison – Alice Cooper

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Poison chalice Kristina and Simon returned after loony Len saved them from their second dance off claiming they had the best footwork. The same footwork frightfully concealed by a misty smoke screen for at less one quarter of their routine. Tonight Black Widow Kristina is becoming a spider. Not for the first time then after Kristina sleeps with most of her partners and breaks up others.

“Rotten” Rhianoff tries to stick Simon in her web as Simon stands and does some acting with his hand. Simon gallops along like he’s down the shops. No attack in drop down spins. Through spins lacking any quality. Pathetic jump of Simon which is a lift. Through legs launch of Kristina daft. Simon kicks leg back and breaks ruling borderlines again. Cheats to win and fails to be of any interest. What a quality save again BBC.

Craig – Ferocious. Lines need accentuating. Commanding performance. Little Haywire darling. (Vocab provided by FalseFabs, obvs.)

Darcey – Conviction. Luckily you saved it. Impressive and very skilled.

Len – For me did enough last two times in dance off. Didn’t deserve to be there. Lacked finesse. Givin’ it plenty? You certaintly did.

Bruno – That’s the way to do it, prove everyone wrong. (That’s the idea.) Put so much power in it. (Backside, mouth, engage.)

(Here comes the over-marking to try and save a failing BBC favourite.)

6, 8, 7, 8 (4)

Tess – What could possibly go wrong with live dancing dogs. What an irony.

 

Steve and Ola

Charleston

Dem Bones Dem Bones – Kay Starr

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Grisly gallivanter and spritey stupidity saw Ola get scared and screamed when numpty Steve said they would venture inside a Museum. Scary being cultured and educated from systemic perversions.

Both pop out in comedy fashion from behind Ancient Egyptian masts, in bones. Very loose and having no oomph or style. Pair stand side by side and move a bit every second. Silly waving jazz hands ruining lunacy. Almost drops Ola on lift. Nothing involved at all and very empty. There was nothing in there except on the spot moments. Sad.

Darcey – Was worried, couple of lags going wrong. About being cheeky, fast and fun. I know you’ve got it in you. (How do you know this?)

Len – Was quirky. Little things, missed it. Fun, enjoyable and nice to watch. (Really?)

Bruno – Your charm. Felt bit held back. I’m sure you’ll be back to dazzle us my darling.

Craig – Lifts very messy. There were, actually, Darcey. Timing completely out. One section went beautifully.

5, 7, 7, 7 (4)

The week of over-marking always exists under Louise Rainbow, so called Executive Producer. Her excellent hits were, if you remember it, The Farm. All her shows have failed since. Keep a favourite in marks ruin any credibility of the BBC. X-Factor styling is why its failing. Sack her and get an actual professional who knows what to do. Though BBC are very bitter at being told how to succeed. All they needed to do was sack a few people in time of a crisis, instead they failed and the Sir Jimmy Savile sex scandal was upon us, revealing how the BBC allowed convicted multiple sex peadophile Sir Jimmy Savile to operate his abuse on the BBC’s door. You cannot remove a knighthood from some when when they die. Sir Jimmy Savile was given unprecedented access to be allowed to attack millions and BBC worker turned a blind eye to the BBC icon.

 

 

Pixie and Trent

Paso Doble

Danger! High Voltage – Electric Six

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Petrified elven Pixie was as frozen as her core. Pumpkin princess it was not.

Pixie gets her hair frizzed in the malfunctioning hair steamer. Good work to the floor and close connection with Trent but lots of over-reliance on Trent. Can’t seem to work on her own and playing routine too safe. Neat footwork and grace with transitions. Failing to boost star quality though.

Len – Loved your verve and energy. Your right arm, kept doing weird things. Loved the number.

Bruno – Listen. Bad Hair Day can’t stop you. Loved quirky details in dance. Don’t forget to condition darling, you’re worth it. (Will BBC be paying L’Oreal extra for that Advert?) (No Product Placement logo shown.)

Craig – Completely full of detail. Fantastic steps. Partnership extraordinary. Fantastic.

Darcey – Fierce and strong. So exciting to watch.

8, 8, 8, 9, (8) (There’s always one.)

 

 

Judy and Anton

American Smooth

Cruella de Vil – 101 Dalmatians

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What is she on? Oh look its BBC infatuation time with tennis ace Andy Murray. Judy’s claim to fame for a successful gene pool couldn’t make BBC’s show any more awkward. Jaunting and daunting, Judy….

Judy rides in on a air car as Anton loses control of two real Dalmatians. Goodness sake. Anton picks Judy up into hold and Judy again talks around like every week previously. Anton lifts her up and around. Still stiff and devoid of any emotion. Not in terms of character. Was lugged around by Anton and did no dancing at all. Has never improved once. Will get the granny votes again.

Bruno – You’re confusing American Smooth with American Stiff. Deliver whats expected from you, nothing.

Craig – Those dogs at beginning had more grace and style. Like dancing with a mannequin.

Darcey – You looked amazing. (Waffles on again.)

Len – Captured the character. Don’t listen to the Warlock over her (meaning Craig) (Yes Len, say all the stuff from the earpiece. Poor Judy, so hard being useless)

Zoe – Sharon Stone is following your progress! (Oh, BBC like celebrity followers instead. They cannot fathom why the show is such a failure now.)

3, 6, 6, 5 (1)

 

Jake and Janette

Paso Doble

Black Betty – Ram Jam

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Jack-o-lantern cape cruiser wizard working darkly magical mystery. Bats fly out of the cape on CGI. Why? Good move to floor. Strong footwork. Commanding role with footwork together and Janette under control. Leading man of Janette. Amazing one leg on floor spin around by Jake with other of Janette’s up to his shoulder.

Craig – Was disappointed. Bit stilted. Steps didn’t seem to connect. wasn’t your best one, sorry.

Darcey – I feel little bit the same. Too upright. I know you have so much ability and know you’ll come back. (

Len – I don’t agree. Get right into the character of the dance. Shaping more exaggerated.

Bruno – As a performer, brilliant.

Nice try BBC, trying to pick on someone we gave praise to unbiasedly as the show and you think its one of our favourites which is not the case. We’ve critiqued fairly and couldn’t care less but BBC think it shall attack ‘our favourites’ to prove an inside point of not liking such critique. Only people you’re ruining are yourselves. We don’t have any. Though you do. Systemic much? Even trying to get Len to sound good after last wee’s wrongful boot off won’t save you from BS.

6, 7, 8, 8 (8)

 

 

Caroline and Pasha

Samba

La Freak – Chic

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Curdling minx Caz and party prince Pasha shake a shocking Samba spirit.Caroline struts her stuff from around the graveyard. Out of the coffin comes, not Sir Jim, but Pasha. They work to the floor well but lacking some real buzz. Watered down and timid than groovy oomph. Like a rehearsal playing to no-one than a crowd. Not best music on this week either. Great track, wrong time. Mismanaged.

Darcey – Mad Hairstyles. Controlled and clean. Sometimes lose the vibe of the dance.

Len – Wasn’t best but wasn’t worst.pasha

Bruno – Hot favourite. never forget it.

Craig – Little phonetic and clean, but I loved it.

7, 8, 8, 9 (7)  (There’s always one. Again.)

 

 

Scott and Joanne

Foxtrot

Addams Family Theme

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Creepy, kooky and plain kack comes Scott Mills. Around and around like a windmill Scottie goes. Someone beam him up to the mothership. He could use a less rigid probe. Should have come out like chuckles the clown. “With Craig, I edit out” Failure to listen is a pathetic quality that get you nowhere fast. The gays can’t save you forever on a poor gay man sympathy vote.

There’s a hand out of a coffin table. Now then… Scott comes to the floor and literally walks around and then lifts arms up in zombified stupidity. He runs around Joanne as his prop to cheesy sounds. Walks around on floor with nothing. Lumbered, cheap and rigid. No dancing on the spot whatsoever. What a poor disgrace for TV. Literally did no dancing. Shameful.

Len – It was fun and entertaining. It was your best.

Bruno – If this was called Strictly No Dancing, you would win. I like you. Was really good fun.

Craig – Sadly, hasn’t really helped you. Anyway…

Darcey – You were terrific. (Someone just boot her off, now.)

3, 6, 6, 6 (0)

 

Tess – A three from Craig?! That was great. What did you think (Asking coffin hand) Is that you Donny? Get back in your box.

Looks like the ghost of Sir Jimmy Savile is still lurking.

 

 

Mark and Karen

Jive

Little Shop of Horrors Theme

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If you’ve ever seen this classic, you might want to turn off. Goon Mark and Karen seem intent on spoiling classic themes every week for a bit of a laugh. There are more laughs in an uphill Mausoleum with this dance application. Mark didn’t show us another episode of his super excellence of ‘Holllywood Nights’ Muhahahhahaa!

Karen gives Mark a glitzy box. The pair then dance on spot and do some aeroplane arms for cheap thrill. Laboured approach. Karen jumps in the dance on her own. Pair accentuate their crutches again. That’s vagina and penis regions, to you and me. Trotting along horse Mark runs over the dancefloor, forgetting what a Jive.

Karen – Gobs off about Mark unfairly. “Everyday he works and works.” Please donate to the Mark Wright bellend continues to dance charity, please.

Bruno – Feed Me! Best dance yet.

Craig – Bravo darling. (How much you getting paid?)

Darcey – Suppleness with those legs, I could go on and on. Got high hopes for you now, babe.

Mark – I don’t expect to do a good dance. (If you want Honesty, listen up, it wasn’t good. Standard and cheesy penis thrusts wont save you from lame steps.)

Len – (Said something brief.)

8, 9, 9, 9 (5) (So the BBC love in continues with systemic, corrupt marking relayed from the top bosses. Yeah that was a world class dance, wasn’t it, BBC? Do you even care about your worldwide reputation? Are you purposely sabotaging yourself for a laugh? You need real PR management. And not David Cameron’s corrupt interventions.)

 

Frankie and Kevin

Tango

Defying Gravity – Wicked

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A contemporary Tango which was a bit lacking and safe with swift in turn saves from Kevin. Keeps spinning around in hold around the center. Cannot dance without Kevin. Leaves him to pick up a broom and be airlifted to the sky to raise a green curtain. Empty and had nothing but Kevin flying around the floor. Really needs to start dancing.

Craig – One Word. FAB-U-LOUS.

Darcey – That was so beautiful. So taken away with your performance.

Len –  That was a spectacular number. (Oh here we go.)

Bruno – Nearly brought me to tears. Technique was superb.

These decisions never help these ‘types’ longterm by getting favours to the final. She won’t win. This performance made that happen with the judges self-loathing for a ‘pretty little girl.’

9, 9, 9, 10 (7)

(The’s always one. Again. This year’s Wagner off X-Factor has landed. Looks like Strictly is about to lose viewers. How clever. Audiences don’t like this sort of lunacy. Neither does Sir Bruce Forstyh, who quit the failing show under Rainbow’s command.)

 

Danger zone

(in no particular order)

Steve, Sunetra and Alison

Best dance of night?

Jake and Janette

 

For the BBC trying to meddle with the show and think no-one ever notices was yet another arrogant behaviour just like the Sir Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The ghost of Sir Jim still lies firmly in the BBC’s broom cupboard. Telling the judges to over-mark and save the favourites proved the BBC and its Strictly production team are way out of their depth. At this rate nothing will save it if BBC fails to improve. Trying to rig it to save the faves from the boot, maybe you should not have hire idiots like Scott, Judy and Mark. Strictly used to be respected for its talent and skill. Not any more. Email me to save your backside. You need it more than ever. Strictly’s curtain is coming fast.

What BBC d to do now is sack a number of people. Adding us would also benefit, obviously, but are the BBC too bitter to listen and make a positive because it thinks it is the be all and end all? The licence fee is in serious jeopardy, that’s for sure.

BBC need to sack Rainbow and equally loser producers. Darcey Bussell and Bruno the loono need to go. Just because ‘rival’ Simon Cowell is trying to eye up Bruno for Britain’s Got Talent as his new best friend in secret meetings wont hurt BBC. Very ungracious, too. Len is passable but questionable. Craig is the only saving grace. Karen Hauer needs the sack. Sorry Kevin, but its true. Tess Daly could easily be binned as well. She’s had her chances. The whole comedy ‘how could you, so bad, oh no’ attitude has failed. We gave her a lot of praise. Keep Zoe Ball and Claudia as the new hosts. If Anton is only there to help the aged, then stop hiring oldies and send Anton on his way. It’s not working. Get Anya Garnis back. Why she was dropped was ridiculous. She’s a pro.

BBC aren’t putting on a show anymore. Strictly has now become about how rotten it is from the inside core and needs severe fixing pronto. FalseFabs is also available for consultations. Hit the contact tab and send an email. Put your pride aside and save your brand, or suffer the fallout and rip it apart instead. It’s your choice and the public wont bail you out any longer for further failures. For audiences Strictly has not become fun or entertaining any longer and shadows a sickening perversion of abusing the public trust. Pick those socks up.

 

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Week 1, Part 1

Strictly Come Dancing 2014:

Week 1, Part 1

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Strictly Come Dancing returned for its glitzy new series. After its legendary host Sir Bruce Forsyth choose to retire from the hosting event only hosting at specials and charity versions of the show instead, he handed the reigns to a new presenter.

Joining leading lady Tess Daly is the smoothly charismatic Claudia Winkleman. Dry, different and contrasting, Claude adds a new touch to the precedings. Can it survive on a two lady presenting format? Time will tell, however there have been some critics of the same sex duo formation.

Beginning the show is the first set of celebrity dancing stars over Friday and Saturday. Votes will be carried over to the next weekend after this formal introduction to the dancefloor for the unwitting celeb trotters.

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The four wide eyed judges are back and will score the shows tonight and tomorrow, which will roll over to the next week, where eliminations begin. Judging once again are Craig Revel-Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli. Our score will also be given in brackets.

 

Caroline Flack & Pasha Kovalev

Cha Cha

Can You Feel It? – Jackson Five

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Man-eating unprofessional minx Caroline Flack used to present SCD’s rival show, The X Factor‘s sister show, Xtra Factor. She also slept with some of the guys from the show, including One Direction’s teen star Harry Styles.  Now she’s with Pasha, who is in a relationship with last year’s partner Rachel Riley.

Decent start with arms and movement. Good back shoulder shimmy. Bit sexual with groin thrusts. Little lost in spin partner return. Not bad overall but slow, on the spot introduction to dance. Good opener.

The fantastic Dave Arch Orchestra received a warm introduction too.

The Judges had their say.

Len – One little mistake. Sweet Caroline. Terrific.

Bruno – It’s Caroline FLASH! I felt something. Great debut, Bit more hips, but very promising.

Craig – Very good musicality. Fantastic groove. Bit more hip action. Something changed after you came up here. All went a bit wrong, still, fantastic job, darling.

Darcey– Those legs pretty good in a Cha Cha. Well done.

Judges scores –  6, 7, 7, 7 (6)

Tim Wonnacott & Natalie Lowe

Cha Cha

Shop Around – Captain & Tennille

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Setback with injury just before live shows last year, Natalie Lowe was ready to step up again. This year she was given antiques expert Tim Wonnacott. At 61, Tim is actually looking quite decent on paper as a lively trier, but is it enough?

Concentration of foot steps good but causing posture problems looking somewhat stiff. Good drop down spin of Nat. Good personality shining through but seemed a bit old fashioned. Must make it more modern to survive extra weeks. Was still a great fun filled foot thrill.

Bruno – Appreciate your sense of confidence. Technique is difficult to define. Needs a little bit of work. I really enjoyed it.. I’m crazy. so you know…

Craig – Stiff of hip. Knees bent throughout. Be aware of free arm. Not very good start.

Darcey – Dance is about being entertaining. So entertaining. Cheelly, fun and surpsingly, umm… entertaining.

Len – Mustn’t step forward on you heel in the Cha Cha Cha. Full on with personality and gave it everything. Well done to you.

 3, 5, 5, 5 (4)

Jake Wood & Janette Manrara

Tango

Toxic – Britany Spears

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Surprise pairing Jake and Janette looked like a great couple with enthusiasm. Dazzling in her debut last year, Janette took to the floor with Jake. Would the skill match the partnership? Jake wanted a parter with “No nonsense.” Janette added ” I dont liek to fluff around.”

Timid start with theatrics. Good in hold spins. Tight body connectivity. Smooth diagonal sways. Good finish. Very pleasant overall for first week.

Craig – Well, I’m impressed, actually. Took control. Full of intent, purpose, one to watch.

Darcey – It was cool. Looked so comfortable in that Tango.

Len – That was far better than expected. Great body contact. Had spirit. Thought it was terrific.

Bruno – Tough, strong. Would like to see your softer side as well.

7, 7, 7, 7 (7)

Judy Murray & Anton DuBeke

Waltz

Mull of Kintyre – Wings

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Up next is celebrity Judy Murray. Who? You know her. Not seen on any television show, drama or media. Though her son, Andy Murray is a tennis player and Judy gave him some coaching tips. So, ‘Tennis coach’ Judy is with us this evening/series. Anton DuBeke doing his traditional role of Samaritan in Help The Aged. Since the Scottish referendum, Judy and Anton got into tartan clothing with Anton in a kilt.

Good spin round, held by Anton. Man on bagpipes gets a clap taking away from dance. Slow, empty steps as Anton talks to Judy. Lost and labored now. Awkward turn around. Easy spin around again. Walks over to rock to sit on. Will no doubt get sympathy votes from the grannies for a few weeks.

Darcey – The Waltz is about moving effortlessly. Nerves were coming through. Bit edgy. You shook a little bit all way through.

Len – (Jokes about Anton’s kilt raised) Footwork Mull of Posture more Mull of katorny. Its only a witticism. Don’t start all that. (To crowd) Don’t worry Murray, Cha Cha next week.

Bruno – You look absolutely beautiful. New experience, got the taste, enjoy, next week be better.

Craig – Was on edge of my seat. Dragging Judy around a little bit. Arms out of hold need serious attention. Posture is really appalling. You came out and gave it ago though. Well done on that.

3, 4, 6, 5 (3)

Scott Mills & Joanne Clifton

Cha Cha

Rock DJ – Robbie Williams

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Stereotypical DJ Scott Mills danced to a trade specialty. Being a DJ, it was only natural. Did it rock? Paired with a new dancer on the show, also the sister of Kevin, Joanne Clifton adds enthusiasm. Robbie is also Scott’s friend! Whatever.

Robotic symphony with cheap and empty arm movements. Horrible feet starting. Clumpy. Sneaky Jump up lift unnecessary. Easy spin around of Joanne. Slow on the spot turns from Scott. Through legs slide of Joanne set up by herself. Great start from Joanne, but terrible for Mills.

Len – Scott, listen. Footwork poor. Little hip action. Cha Cha is about ryhtym and fun. (Oh gawd. ) as silly crowd boo as pantomime.

Bruno – Got the club vibe going. Robotic, neurotic, the euphoric. Vibe was there. Didn’t travel down to the feet. Ryhtymicality of the timing.

Craig – A zimmerframe darling has more movement. Stompy. Like having a tantrum. Dont think its going to be a dance for you, quite frankly.

Darcey – Maybe on a nightclub, not a ballroom.

2, 4, 5, 5 (2)

Pixie Lott & Trent Whiddon

Jive

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

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Starting the show was young singer Pixie Lott and a new Strictly professional Australian Trent Whiddon. The blonde duo began by travelling to London Fashion Week.

Good spritey beginning but loose tittering around. Looks like both are dancing two different dances. Very watered down. Good spin around on floor. Too amateurish and juvenile even if it is week one.

Bruno – Loving the sixties look. Like Lolita does the jive. Work on sharpness.

Craig – Really enjoyed that. Timing great, energy. Working floor too hard. Slight hesitation in center there. Something odd. It was great.

Darcey – Armography great. Could have sold it bit more to me.

Len – Lot of energy, kicks and flicks, content. Lots of marks.

7, 6, 7, 7 (6)

The show continues tomorrow, where the rest will dance. We will also give our view on all things Strictly.

Sin Bin

Injured dancer Robin Windsor was removed from the line-up as a result and gave Trent a starring role.

Mr. Chicken Fillets Artem Chigvinstev left the show after a visa application expired in the UK. He has since been snapped up by the US version of the show, Dancing with the Stars.

Anya Garnis. who joined last year has also left the show.

Tomorrow’s show will feature the other nine celebrities, Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, Gregg Wallace, Steve Backshall, Frankie Bridge, Alison Hammond, Sunetra Sarker and Jennifer Gibney.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2013, Week 9

Strictly Come Dancing 2013, Week  9

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Week 9 of the comeptition begins with the final looming nearer. Time to get stronger and better. No place for error without reprimand now.

Beginning the evening is,

Susanna and Kevin

Cha Cha

Hound Dog – Smokey Joe’s Cafe

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Susanna gave a good performance with leggy moments and a little sass, but is it enough for anyone to go out of their way to save her. It seems as though Reid is reaching her peak as she consistently enters a score of 7s -8s every week now from early stages of dazzling performance. Needs more gusto. Give a bit of oomph, style and swift sass. Decent but standard.

The Judges are back to give their comments with Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli with our professional score in brackets.

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Len – We’re getting down to the nitty gritty. Standard is high. Things overlooked in past, we’ll be picking up on. That’s what I’m looking for. Liked timing, mix of steps. Problem was leg action. Acceptable, gotta be much crisper.

Bruno – Your performances fly off the shelf like mince pies at Christmas. Wasn’t as pronounced as it could have been. Really get these hips going.

Craig – Really liked vampy beginning. Did not pop, sing, need to think about hyper extending your body. Little bit mumsy, darling.

Darcey – Just that technique. Difficult dance, just wasn’t yours tonight.

Wow SCD starting to be as professional as us? Shock. Susanna was decent but too safe.

7, 8, 8, 8 (7)

Ashley and Ola

Waltz

I will always love you

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Ashley and No-la

Strong start with romance in sway. Bit too daft staring as moving into eyes by Ashley over animated. Neck and face too stiff and focus on westerly air point. Decent music kick in spin, with good spin of Ola. Feet placed well. Arm average on spin, bit higher, maybe. Ends romatically well.

Bruno – You glided through it with incredible poise. Elegant.

Craig – Coped well with cross braising. Expressions very good. Your head driving me abso mad. Inclining to the right. Got to sort that out.

Darcey – So slick. You glided effortlessly. Craig’s right, when you tense up on turn, you do little tilt. Just relax.

Len – Like your initials, Attention To Detail. I thought you did a terrific dance. Head things little thing you gotta work on a tad.

8, 9, 9, 9 (7)

Natalie and Artem

Tango

Where Have You Been – Rihanna

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Good setting scene. Bit long getting into hold. Kept momentum of dance tension. Consistent attack in head turns. Keeping up with Artem well. Strong style and charisma. Sharp focus. Musicality could have been little better for contemporary Tango. Still very workable. Great leg through end.

Craig – Going to be really picky. Left hand facing up. Missed drama.

Darcey – Over exaggerate and push away further in top line. Only thing, would be perfection.

Len – You look like my favourite quality street. Lowered your head a little bit. Fabulous, well done.

Bruno – You set off like the Tango express. Fabulous!

9, 9, 9, 10 (9)

Mark and Iveta

Foxtrot

It’s a Beautiful Day – Michael Buble

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Good elegant start and style. Bit timid on spot. Needs more movement. Slowly walking back and forth. Good dip of Iveta bit lacking punch. Good pirouette from Iveta. Graceful pink flamingo with Mark a joy, but just very tame.

Dracey – Charming. Top line has improved. Would have liked to see more flow and travel.

Len – You’ve been trained but never tamed. Cheeky moments I like. Like a Dalek. You moved but no swing. Always fun to watch.

Bruno – Rise and shine. Bringing sun on Strictly. Kind of stopped a little bit in hold. Jolly and pleasant.

Craig – Missing -flow, movement, swing, sway. Too much side by side.

6, 8, 7, 7 (6)

Sophie and Brendan

Rumba

Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Amy Winehouse

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Watch out, Brendan doing a Rumba. Now he wants romance? He’s famed for Raunchy Rumbas, and sneaky lifts…

Shiver wen touched by stalking Brendan from behind. Cringeworthy Brendan whisks into hold spin around with tame and slow steps forward. Sophie spins into Brendan on spot again. Again outward and back. Legs off ground on toe spin technically a lift despite effort. Sophe spins around side to side again and again and again. Plain, empty and weak.

Len – tircky dance. Lacked little bit of flair.

Bruno – Totally agree. So pretty. I like my Rumba a bit raunchier.

Brendan – People think Rumba is about sex… It’s about a beautiful story.

Craig – Did like double spin. Found it a bit cold. Odd moments when you smile come away. In and Out.

Brendan moans as Sophie accepts critque.

Darcey – Missed sensuality. Looked a little shy.

Brendan moans again. I don’t want filthy, dirty Rumba’s master politician of Strictly Brendan adds. The man famed for making it raunchy to begin with.

7, 8, 8, 8 (6)

It was lacking with judges and yet overmarking succeeds.

It was a proper performance and that was a Rumba performance! Brendan do us all a favour and shut yer trap! Accept critique when it doesn’t work. Only reason you stay is because of your gracious celeb partners.

It’s “Big Ben time” Brucie utters once more. Ben is dressed in braces and already flexed his muscles at the start of the show for the gay and girls vote. Will the shame ever end?

Ben and Kristina

Charleston

No Diggity – Blackstreet

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Flexing muscles, Ben lifts weights as Kristina hops along and Ben robotically moves his arms with one step across to her. Lifts her weirdly. Horrid feet problems in steps. Lacking huge momentum and dull as dishwater. Almost drops Kristina on lift. Pushes Kristina along on splits floor after standing on spot. Moves muscles a bit more. Ends trampled on by Rihanoff.

The strongest man on earth! Has to be extremely sharp and tight. Could be little bit sharper. Guy of your size is wonderful what you do.

Craig – Wasn’t most electrifying. My heart bleeds for you darling. Lack any freedom of movement. This is what its about, quirkiness.

Darcey – Looked careful on you. Attack into those lifts was brilliant.

Len – Right on time. Swivel and lifts great. Needed bit more zuzz going on.

Tess – Come on Ben, show us your guns!

 

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(Poster boy Ben flexes as the caricature he is.)

6, 7, 7, 7 (5)

 

 

Abbey and Aljaz

Paso Doble

You Got The Love – Florence and The Machine

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Good start with Aljaz mirrored behind. Commanding role from Aljaz as Abbey supports well. Good dip down in corner. Strong, fast arm through followed by up point spin sharply. Circling Aljaz teasing with skirt waft. Good arm/elbow fight. Great contemporary Paso where sound of pin could be heard. Engaging, commanding but little stagnate in parts.

Craig – Thought your free arm was little loose. Little bit cutsey, loved the dance.

Darcey – Very difficult Paso. Would’ve liked stronger woman. Nice shapes. Wanted to see something different. More dramatic.

Len – On occasion you just lost a bit of control. Enjoyed dance., would like to see a little bit cleaner.

Bruno – Some things you did for a non dancer, really working incredibly hard. Cos of a few slips you put yourself down.

8, 8, 8, 8 (8)

 

Patrick and Anya

Viennese Waltz

A New Day Has Come – Celine Dion

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Windswept Anya quickly caught by Patrick in flurry of smooth, slow and tender spins. Very good connection. Leading Anya incredibly well. Great extend and pull into hold of Garnis by Patrick. Tidy feet. Stylistic poise in spin and dips of Anya. Taking strong attention to keeping feet on ground when pulled by Patrick. First class.

Darcey – I expect so much now. Pull it out next time please.

Len – Good movement, bad standing spins. Didn’t like ending thing. Ugly. Rushed. Not best but not worst.

Bruno – Shaming at end you crash landed. Such a shame. Messed up whole effect. wasn’t in dream anymore.

Craig – Never disappoint rhythmically. Unfortunately feet came off the floor and that became a lift, sadly.

Feet didn’t come off the floor as Anya is confused of. Ola and Iveta agree she had feet grounded.

8, 8, 8, 8 (9)

 

Danger Zone

Mark, Ben and Patrick

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Strictly Come Dancing, Week 6

SCD 2013, Week 6, Halloween

Strictly Come Dancing

Week six of the Strictly sequined extravaganza begins. This week we descend into the deadly ‘Horrorwood’ where the ghoulish and the gor-g-hous find their rhythm. This is week six and the stakes are higher than ever. No time for complacency, the contest is starting to seriously begin.

The glitzy hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly, are joined by the spooky judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli, along with our professionally realistic and somewhat shocking score in brackets below with the performances. Also joining is the exceptional live orchestra, headed by maestro Dave Arch.

The ever annoying sh*t stain that is Louis Smith was booked in the audience by the pathetic BBC after failing to listen to public opinion. Will the ghost of Jimmy Savile appear tonight?

Patrick and Anya

Quickstep

Man With the Hex – Atomic Fireballs

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Comedy face. Into hold non eventful. Nothing movement to influence others watching. Good kicks. Capable around floor. Feels empty. Anya zombiefied and limp in story, saved by Patrick. Finally giving some funky footwork with strong oomph. Lacking star punch.

Len – Lack of body contact. Liked the speed.

Bruno – The magic spell you concocted had all the right ingredients. More content in that then you’ve ever had. Frame bit loose. Maintain the frame.

Craig – I can only but agree. Energy was phenomenal. Loved theatricality. Full of character. Timing, as always, exceptional.

Darcey – Anya, you’ve worked with Patrick’s strengths. That was fast. Well done.

8,9,9,8 (6)

Fiona and Anton

Charleston

Jeepers Creepers – Al Donahue

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Enacting a rigormortis scarecrow into hold Fiona found the floor with a good but timid pace. Somewhat distilled in pace but decent with leg flying lifts spinning around. Anton steps over Fiona through legs followed with a run around a leapfrog atop back. Was fun but very limp overall. Not strong enough in character and belief to just go for it.

BT– Like Halloween at Doris Day’s house. Lacked kind of fire Charleston had. Be aware of timing. When you go out of sync with Anton it really shows.

CRH – Too light and well behaved. Timing, as Bruno said was out. But, on the good side you do have a fantastic amount of swivel.

Bruce asks comments from Dave next.

DB – Darcey.

BF – It says Dave!

Bruno quips in – She looks particular butch today.

Seemingly knocked, Darcey solemnly responds – For me what you do brilliantly is you tell a story. Nice and cheeky but you are out of time. Still on your way up.

Just a minute, George.

LG – I don’t agree with these people. I thought it was a proper Charleston. I think I’m right. Well done.

6, 7, 8, 7 (6)

Get ready ladies its Big Ben time.

Ben smiles and waves.

Ben and Kristina

Paso Doble

Supermassive Black Hole – Muse

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Timid steps from full bodily exposed Ben. Wafts cap around to hide inaccuracy. Kristina pulls Ben across floor in laughable exchange. Kristina twirls around Ben on the spot. Ben moves around with Kristina on the floor. Very slow. On the spot dancing with no impact or skill. Boring and only body show off to win votes. Lame.

CRH – Got to admit I was slightly distracted. Little bit blocky and without shape.

DB – The attack, dance content much more. If you’re gonna show it off, use it. Gave me great lasting image, thank you very much.

LG – Looking at you we’ve got so much in common. Was looking for fireworks, there was none. It was an Explosion! Could have more finesse.

BT – Now were starting to guess it. With all that muscle you can outdo the Minotaur.

Ben asks to be shown and jumps up to stand behind Bruno in the man behind ass in anal position to please gay fans as well as women for votes based on lacklustre dancing. BBC continues to be full of smut. Many ‘real’ gay people in the community are upset with such tacky representation as a dirty perv lusting over any body.

7,8,9,8 (3)

Sophie and Brendan

Jive

Maneater – Hall and Oates

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Marauding down the stairs come both into a spin of no real impact. On floor Bextor footing and momentum lost. Minimal action and leggy walking again while titled over Brendan’s head with a cartwheel once more which is a LIFT. Brendan loves to always break the rules. It can’t compensate for a terrible dance with no skill.

DB – Jive is high, fast energy with sharp kicks. Knees all way through are bent. Didn’t get into any sharp kicks. Let me down.

Len – Come out with more confidence and impact. So much more that could come out. Get out and attack it.

BT – Bit heavy and leggy. Wonderful sense of style. Require much more precision. Timing wasn’t always as good as usually is.

Brendan answers back once again.

6, 7, 8, 7 (2)

Natalie and Artem

Viennese Waltz

Devil in Me – Natalie Duncan

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Rising from the center among the mist, graceful undead Natalie glides perfectly with Vamp Artem. Excellent arm extensions. Great in hold tender and smooth effervescence. Composed, effortless, excellent footwork and armographies.

LG – Let me say that was lovely. Challenge of Viennese Waltz is to stay in hold. Feeling of an American Smooth. It was lovely.

BT – “This was magic!”

CRH – You make me sick, darling. Fab-u-lous!

DB – Expect so much from you. You never disappoint. A dream.

9, 10, 9, 10 (10)

Mark and Iveta

Paso Doble

I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper – Sarah Brightman

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Spaceman Mark descends from space to emerge from his capsule to seduce alien Iveta. In hold strong frontal focus. Working Iveta well in hold. Somewhat resigned however with Iveta circling around him. Very wait for Iveta to come to me and not in a leadership way. Great performance with strong beam up to Babylon 5.

BT – Its Astro Dave! Fun but not quite right content. I loved it but not really a Paso.

CRH -Little bit heavy, stompy. Isolation good. Rhythm fantastic.

DB – Entertainment, conviction, attack all there. Curve elbows.

LG – Houston we got a problem. Long on performance, short on technique.

BF – Is that it?

LG – Been told to be quick.

6, 6, 7, 6 (4)

Rachel and Pasha

American Smooth

I Put a Spell on You by Screamin’ – Jay Hawkins

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As a portrait coming to life through the Strictly cobwebs Pasha guides his partner out. She could have done it herself. In hold spin around by Pasha just happy to be there. Too meek and left and right with arms and movement. Fair lifts add to feeling of dance. Trying hard but still not pushing that hidden thing inside enough to really dazzle. Too timid. Find the killer instinct.

CRH – Welcome back darling in the competition.

DB – Difference from last week. Loved it. Transformation in your top line. Point feet in lifts.

LG – You’re best dance tonight.

BT – Zombie bride has found her mojo.

7, 7, 8, 8 (6)

Ashley and Ola

Tango

Beautiful Monster – Neyo

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Creepy Ola catches up with prowling Ashley mirroring sharp arm movements. Into hold very slow move around looking lost for a second. Recovers with spin around but checking place to travel to next. Trying hard sharp flicks too awkwardly. Very rushed and tentative. Good spin glide around of Ola held by Taylor hands. Decent effort, but missing some key elements.

DB –I’m really attracted to the evil Ashley. Staccato. Very nice all way through.

LG – Detail is missing. Just the small things. Get top better. Polish it up.

BT – Nightstalker takes his prey. Had menacing power to it. Now, you have to go to next stage. Polish technique.

CRH – Aggressive, dark, mysterious I really loved it, Sort, your, head out!

8, 9, 8, 8 (8)

Abbey and Aljaz

Rumba

Stay – Shakespeare’s Sister

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Curtain drape train broken from Abbey into Aljaz’s arms slow and tender adding to strength of dance. Little too slow to next part of routine, however. Good feet pointed down to floor on Aljaz drag. Lifted legs too high pertaining a lift. Bit too dependent on Aljaz.

For only seven weeks training you are amazing

BT – Abbey, you’re here to stay.

CRH – One word, Im-pressive.

DB – Just watch smooth transitions between each move. Chemistry, brilliant.

8, 8, 9, 9 (7)

Dave and Karen

Jive

Monster Mash – Bobby Boris Picket

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Karen in the Batmobile starts being chased by Dave behind her just walking and then standing behind her. Dave sways around following Karen around the room. In hold dances on spot with nothing of interest. Extends limp arm on occasion. Fun filled joker may soon be flying off. Terrible tragedy.

BT – Listen, it was a soft show shuffle of mashed potatoes. Jive was non-existent. I have to be truthful.

CRH – Little bit like the weather. Cloudy, grey and dismal,

DB – I know you tried really hard. Get on balls of feet.

LG – Like a Cumberland sausage chasing the mustard.

4, 5, 6, 4 (1)

Susanna and Kevin

Charleston

Bad Moon Rising by Creedance Clearwater Revival

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After waking from the movies, making it to the floor footwork and lindy hops kept well to tone of dance. Good lift by Kevin. Strange lift of Susanna’s full frontal lady area on spin around kicks very perverse for the BBC. Average work following on floor. Nothing great, nothing bad. Ends on lift.

CRH – What I love about you is you take full advantage of freedom of expression. Really, really enjoyed it.

DB – Sweet, fun cheeky. Like a little bit more crispness in the moves.

LG – Good technique. Plenty of treats.

BT – Have you got him house trained? Totally charmed. You give so much joy to everything you do. Sidekicks absolutely wonderful.

8, 8, 9, 9 (8)

Danger zone

Rachel, Dave and Fiona

Results to follow…

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Strictly Come Dancing: Week 5

Strictly Come Dancing, Week 5

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Week five of the Strictly dance fest continues on with the glammed up judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli, along with our professional score in brackets below with the performances. Also joining are the sophisticated hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly, with the exceptional live orchestra, headed by maestro Dave Arch.

Judge Craig has recently had his prolonged hip operation and was sat in a glitzed up orthopedic chair many felt resembled Darth Vader’s deathstar takeover and the Mastermind seat.

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Beginning the fifth week are…

Natalie and Artem

Samba

Bamboleo – Gypsy Kings

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Technical steps and routine looking effortless. Looks like female professional. Good but tone slightly simmered down. Needed a bit of pizazz for leading to the big finish. Very good entry for Week 5, but tad flat.

Len – Palpitating, perspiration  and fluctuating. Loved that choreography. Could have had tad more bounce overall. That was great.

Bruno – Hypnotic, exotic with a touch of the erotic. You extend your lines right to the limit, without missing a bit. I love seeing these things.

Craig – Hide your double bounce action. Elbows little bit too close to your body. Hips were fantastic. Timing brilliant. Nothing you can’t do darling.

Darcey – What a lovely opening performance. On kick, don’t let sporting leg bend.

8,9,9,9 (8)

Abbey and Aljaz

Foxtrot

Dear Darlin’ – Olly Murs

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Aljaz whisks Abbey into hold tenderly. Good begin from Abbey being commanded with smooth grace. Good twirl round. Compact arms with Aljaz extensions while joined in hold. Good spin and stop suddenly in tune with music and routine. Kept theme of dance perfectly.

Bruno – What a beauty. Really has feel of love letter to set to music. Chemistry between you two is literally tangible. You even attempted three underarm spins. You did it my darling, almost picture perfect.

Craig – Absolutely loved the story, continued through the dance. You need to extend your top line some more.

Darcey – You bring a wonderful understanding to the role. Get more stretch on your back leg. Then it would be all perfectly matched.

Len –You are consistent. This was no exception. Like a sea, an ocean, wave after wave of effortless movement around  the floor.

8,9,9,9 (8)

Dave and Karen

Salsa

Cuban Pete – Jim Carrey (OST to The Mask)

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In this one, Dave’s woman Karen was sporting a fruit salad on her head. It wasn’t Paloma Faith returning, yet. Shades of “WTF has she got on ‘er ‘ed?’ rang with viewers. Dave undertook some sloth yoga therapy to find his character in the dance.

A strong shake of Dave’s maracas gave good party feeling and a cool side to side sway motion on the floor. Next was a dreadful potter around with comedic apathy following into the routine onward. Minimal hand cross arounds. Fumbly and limp after from Funky Monkey Dave. Fun thrill presence there but needed something strong. Just like last week was a week 1 performance as Dave ‘begins’ to dance, this was a week 2 act. Dave needs to catch up and the comedy routine has shown its effect. Move it or lose it. Karen then chose to eat a banana as the judges gave comments. When are you going to dance?

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Fruit of the loom

Craig – Perhaps you should have considered remaining on the fruit trolley. When Conga music came in, I started to get excited then it sort of all curdled.

Darcey – The beginning, balancing on trolley, worried about falling on it. Out of sync all the way through. It lucky never a boring performance.

Len – Unique ability of never letting your left leg know what your right leg’s gonna do. The bottom line, it’s not top quality dancing. Its top quality fun and entertainment.

Bruno – Well I tell you what it is. Strictly Come Dancing presents, Crackers with Maracas 2. A falling off the trolley. I think you’re going for a record. I don’t think anyone has managed to be off time all the way through.

3,5,5,4 (4)

Deborah and Robin

Viennese Waltz

It’s A Man’s World – James Brown

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Does every routine have to involve office stationary ‘cos Deb’s is from Dragon’s Den? Sort it out BBC. The pair began pushing a table around. That doesn’t constitute dancing because they weren’t in hold. Loss of points is and should have been with judges, drastic here. Sorry, but this was just plain stupidity. Lot of time lost. Good when in hold with Robin. Holding firm in lone appeal. Good back dip down. Tight finish, out of nowhere.

Darcey – It was an interesting twist. Keep hold of top line. It’s only thing lets you down. Confidence is all back.

Len – Viennese Waltz is a romantic sort of a dance. In hold a touch of Mills and Boon. Beginning was more like meals on wheels. Improvement on last week.

Bruno – Romance went out of the window. It was a bitter divorce. Give me the table! Work on your posture Much more fluid.

Craig – Agree, topline absolute disaster tonight. But, really like you did Spanish paso centerpiece to that.

6,7,7,7 (5)

Patrick and Anya

Salsa

Wings – Little Mix

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Strong personification. Needs to come across as strong in a unique way to capture audience fuller in respect and launch as a competitor to other dance pairs. Burlesque start from Anya grabs choir boy Patrick into dance. Strong on spot rhythm. Good stand alone movement. Leading Anya well in synchronised motions. Decent twirls of Anya and maintain character in dance. Could have a tad more but still very good overall and battled through injury successfully.

Len – You should feel right at home, your wrist and Craig’s hip, it’s like Casualty. Wonderful job changing around giving Patrick a routine with one hand. Brilliant. Did a really good job under terrible circumstances.

Bruno – Bit like a switch going on and off tonight. Bit stiff. Felt slightly unfinished. Understand circumstances not in your favour. Slightly loose and unfinished, for me.

Craig – Have to agree. Should be a flow to it, you still could have got that with one arm, actually. You do naturally have fantastically good hips. Great rhythm.

Darcey – For me you directed Anya. Very impressive from all the chances gone through.

6,8,7,7 (7)

Fiona and Anton

Quickstep

If My Friends Could See Me Now – Shirley MacLaine (OST to Sweet Charity)

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After a welcome from her James Bond, and ours (Give it three months and we’ll tell you why) Sir Roge wished his Bond girl well in the competition.

A treat to tea and champers from Anton. No. Good in hold with Anton around. Good leg work with one in air. Begins hops. Bit too hoppy. At times Anton hopping her along. Kept competence. Very strong hop and connection together at end.

Bruno – Fiona finally putting on the glitz. Such flair, moved better, couple mistakes in the footwork. You covered it well. We didn’t notice covered it well

Craig – Well I certainly noticed in upstaged section in Charleston. Completely  awry. Flew round the room. Defiantly back in the room.

Darcey – Light on your feet. Keep that focus.

Len – More confidence, plus more focus plus content equals more points.

7,7,8,8 (7)

Rachel and Pasha

Paso Doble

Maneater – Nelly Furtado

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Sexy and sultry leg awkward. Shouldn’t have been give alone segment like that. Still needs protection. Too awkward tilts back. Limp tame of Pasha. Hair and make up really adds to dance and looks ghastly. Is it Halloween yet? Pasha turns Rachel around floor before end falling flat. Unnatural instinct to dancing. Simply has “not got it.” Terrible by some standards. Falling all over the place, unstable and trying way too hard spoiled the routine somewhat, despite effort.

Brucie cracks a joke. “Why didn’t you get him a ladder and a little bell?” to which Pasha was perplexed.

Craig – So much tension in that felt it was like a whole heap of trees being felled, really. Too stiff. Drama you set up the top, I didn’t find compelling. Because you don’t dance it well enough alone. Would have been better in hold. Balance issues. Littered with a little bit of dis-a’h’s-ter darling.

Darcey – I can see you’ve worked hard. It’s hard for a girl as a matador to have that convictions. Needed to be crisper and sharper. If you focus with your eyes it can all come together.

Len – I feel bad. I know that you’ve really worked hard. Unfortunately this wasn’t a dance that suits your personality. Just didn’t quite work.

Bruno – It’s hard being a maneater! I can do it. You had all the content there but it was the vegetarian version. Come here and FIGHT! Fight for your place on Strictly.

Pasha defianlty thinks it was good. This is a problem coming through. Pasha, it wasn’t great. You have

to understand that and this will help you both avoid the dance off. There seems to be too high an expectancy assuming partner can handle alone motions. Not yet so don’t give it to her freely and integrate with hold and release moments.

4,6,6,6 (4)

Mark and Iveta

Waltz

Apologize – One Republic

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After gaining some tips form Esther Ranthzen’s sister, presumably Mark found his inner grace. Square steps back, side, up and side were okay but confined to spot. Little too fast on turn nearly losing footing. Made moment very awkward with rest of routine. Decent recovery. Good overall.

Darcey -Your tenderness, your care – I liked it

Len – Easy on the eye. Lifted your shoulder. Lost posture a bit. Lovely naturalness.

Bruno – Always so effective because so deeply felt. Like a top politician, you put your spin and we believe it. Great performance.

Craig – So much better than that ghastly dance last week. Danced simply, effectively and with emotion.

7,7,7,7 (7)

Ashley and Ola

Jive

Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry

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Ashley is up next, sporting the Billy Joel come Punk Rocker of bubblegum pop hairdo. He begins playing a guitar prop. Tentative steps and arms on floor with Ola. Leggy Ola flung over Ashley and nearly losing balance. Didn’t have such desired effect of more it aimed to achieve. Very slowed down. Followed by good leg around spin.  No air guitar? Boo! You tricked us for the Bingo daub. 😮

Len –Speed, energy plenty of guercha! (?)

Bruno – Was it Elvis or Shakin’ Stevens. You had foot on accelerator but kicks and flicks must be much sharper and cleaner.

Craig – Saw your recovering from your knee slide, that was a bit undainey wasn’t it? They’ve probably got that on camera somewhere for It Takes Two.

(Len seen fishing out a crusty one. Wonder if Len’s Lens will pick this up?)

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Len goes for a cheeky crusty one. (Sorry!)

Got to be aware you do have feet. They need pointing and working on.

Darcey – That wasn’t safe, wasn’t placed. It was brilliant. Loved energy. All way through you kept it up. Feet needed to point.

Tess – The weave. Lovin’ the weave.

Ashley – It’s Burt.

Looks like he needs an Ernie. 🙂

7,8,8,8 (7)

Susanna and Kevin

American Smooth

On The Sunny Side of the Street – Dorothy Fields

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The purple and yellow clothing on Kevin was very Fred Astaire. Susanna gave a very good start with strong charisma from the pair. Arms seemingly flighty, in a positive sense. Half-hearted ankle kicks. Effortless lift by Kevin. Strong power swirl around with beaming end.

Bruno – You really exude happiness. Uplifting. Fantastic to watch. Good lifts, great performance.

Craig – One word. Gor-ghus!

Darcey – Focus you give to dance is bang on. Have confidence in your man. Lovely.

Len – Smooth, suave and sophisticated.

 8,8,8,8 (8)

Ben and Kristina

Quickstep

The Rembrandts – I’ll Be There for You

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Brucie gave Ben a funny “Woo!” after explaining the crowd’s tacky responses to female (and male) delights of fancying Ben. It is his own trait on votes, though, isn’t it? We then saw a full on crotch shot of Ben. There are no words. *rolls eyes*

What is this?! Ben and Kristina sat around on a sofa watching TV and throwing popcorn in the air with no chemistry upon glancing each other in amazement to launch into a pillow fight. This is so worthy of a ten in the future. After their god-awful time waste the pair, goofed teeth, trotted back and forth awfully. Once in hold, jittery feet around the floor from Cohen. Awkward spins and facing forward. No connection with partner. One move only, side to side fast walking up to sofa again. Smiling block of boredom beefy “Big Ben” strikes again. Ding dong it wasn’t. Does this constitute as a Quickstep? Or shall we vote because we fancy a model in the shop window. How much? Woof woof.

Craig – I thought you were a little bit out of your comfort zone. Loved your face.

Darcey – I disagree. Wasn’t expecting you be so light on your feet. I need you to up the difficulty.

Len – I agree. Throughout the evening there’s been a lot of couples messing about.I do understand, you’ve gotta fill up the time, as a professional, how better than setting on a settee throwing popcorn at each over or wheeling a table about. I wanna see fuller routines from everyone.

Bruno – Carried on any longer I may have joined in and brought a pizza. We want the full monty darling. We want the full whack!

6,7,7,7 (4)

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Rihanoff’s reaction to “Full Monty.”

Sophie and Brendan

Cha Cha

PYT (Pretty Young Thing) – Michael Jackson

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After a long time wafting around the curtains, Sophie greeted the dancefloor. It was incredibly bland. Walk and smile only, spin around from Brendan and moving of legs side to side. Mannequin Sophie Ellis Waxtor losing footing slightly. Followed up by choosing to walk around the floor again, as previous. Lots of flash dance from Brendan. No steps, interested or thrill for sympathy vote Sophe. The BBC are ‘high’ on Sophie and will no doubt once again talk up the bias now.

Darcey – Knees little soft. So beautifully musical.

Len – Well for me it was competent. I don’t think you got into that dance at all. Staged. Little bit brittle. Didn’t feel it had that sort of tick, wasn’t raunchy. Didn’t have any interplay.

Brendan butts in – Oh, I had some interplay, don’t you worry about that…

LG – You may have done when you were rehearsing, I didn’t see it out here.

Bruno – I thought it was a bit of a saucy vixen sashay with style. Different approach. Stylish feel. I thought it was very nice.

Brendan – Shall we skip Craig?

Craig – Make sure you keep dancing when you’re walking. Spot when you’re turning, because you almost fell over. Thought it was rather good.

Tip for Brendan. Can you, for once, just shut it? It doesn’t make TV to be constantly and bitterly asinine, darling. Whining constantly won’t help you succeed.

7,8,7,8 (3)

After all have performed as Tess discusses the scores and who may grace the “danger zone.” A line from us. Thanks love. 🙂

So then, who is comprising the danger zone (from us) ?

Danger Zone

Deborah, Rachel and Patrick

Results to follow…

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Strictly Come Dancing, Week 4

Strictly opens for week number four of the glitzy dance contest. We can instantly see Kevin’s geeky yet chic-cy braces. Back are the judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli, alongside our professional opinion in brackets.

Also back fit and well is Sir Bruce Forsyth and glamour girl Tess Daly.

Sophie and Brendan

Foxtrot

 Cheek to Cheek – Dick Haynmes

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Cop out dance again in Ballroom.

Decent into hold around but very slow and seemingly stiff facially. Very slow and easy to musicality. Good turn around. Really boring and minor footsteps. Reliant on turns only. Uber safe and rubbish. No real partnership shown.

Craig will be having hip operation soon. Wished well by colleagues.

Len – No messing about, straight into routine. Loved the routine. Loved the dancing

BT- Really look like a Hollywood star. Sustain (inaudible).

CRH – Elegant, graceful. Fabulous pivots darling.

DB – Really gave Sophie a hard foxtrot. Let shoulders rise. Style and grace all way through. Beautiful.

8, 9, 9, 9 (4)

Bulls**t factor continues. It was nowhere near an 8 or 9, but hey, BBC wants to keep her in.

Fiona and Anton

Rumba

World of Our Own – Westlife

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Spin around. Looks lost. Slow stopping in middle before next move. Glide along release throw uneventful. Spinning on spot good for Fiona. Mild, boring and drab despite effort.

BT – Packing enticing at beginning. Few issues. With Fluidity. You know. Can’t just stop and start. I still think you have it but concentrate sustaining your performance. We all make mistakes.

CRH – Hip action very, very stiff and plonky. Exit from floor spin a bizarre jump lacked bit of rhythm. Balance went.

DB – You do lose focus. Please don’t show it. So much in you, you’ve got to survive. Bring out the fighter.

LG – Rumba is such a slow, precise dance. Liked attitude.

Fiona- I thought there was only one issue, at the end?

LG – I enjoyed watching you as I always do.

4, 6, 6, 6 (3)

Mark and Iveta

Cha Cha

U Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer

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Urban rap and hip hop. Rock fingers. Bless you Brucie but that’s the rock fingers pose. Ghetto Blaster. Bit half hearted, hand and finger moves only. Stand on the spot dancing. Slapstick moves.

CRH – have to say cant believe the audience. Very flat footed and stompy. Danced, I’m afraid, very badly.

DB – Great action. It was great. Worked hard on the details. Loved it.

LG – You’re full of talent, I won’t tell you what Craig’s full off. Do it again.

BT – MC Mark! Plenty of bling I tell you. Was unique and memorable and very funny.

3, 8, 8, 7 (1)

Ashley and Ola

Viennese Waltz

Angel – Sarah McLachlan

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Slow walk up and back into arm hold. Caress the air. Bit blasély flim flam arms on Dawson. Very slow turn around on spot partnership. Ends center boring. Good start very boring. Anticlimactic.

DB – A little too safe. Elegance in your top line. Push yourself a little bit hard.

LG – Had romance, elegance. Little bit wafty on occasions. Needed, for me, bit more gusto.

BT – Didn’t mind wafting at all. Tender, romantic, give it more woof. Riot!

CRH – Only thing that bothered me were arms out of hold. Seemed unnatural. Quite bizarrely stiff.

7, 8, 8, 8 (5)

Julien and Janette

Salsa

Spice Up Your Life – The Spice Girls

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Hip gyration. Getting into dance. Glitzy Spin round. Strong split drop through. Decent arm work. Good half squat shimmy. Party spirit infectious.

LG – Liked your attitude. Needed bit more control. Dynamic, terrific.

BT – Definitely high on spice. I have to tell the truth, you threw yourself into it. You have to go with it. Worst thing is your timing. You’re trying so hard.

BF – He was on the beat more times.

CRH – No rotation whatsoever in hip. Lacked musicality, that is your problem I think.

DB – Fun and dynamic there. It is just your middle, but I think that was your best dance.

4, 6, 7, 6 (4)

Rachel and Pasha

Quickstep

Johnny Got a Boom Boom – Imelda May

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Cracking safe. Pointless before getting into dance. Fair start around with Riley. Keeping up with time. Ticking the feet placement box. Decent. Trying but stuck in strictly limbo. Tick off the glitterball on your bingo cards! Safe again. Attire?

BT – Just about got away with it. What you need is control.

CRH – Thing really let that down was your top line. Looked like you flung about. Tighten your bum cheeks darling, then you will glide beautifully.

DB – Very challenging. Watch you don’t grip on his shoulder. Grip and core.

LG – Quantity of steps. As it went on you lost your posture a little. Lovely footwork. Focus.

5, 7, 7, 7 (5)

Ben and Kristina

Salsa

Hard to Handle – The Black Crowes

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Life size car situated in the centre as prop. Limp arms and walk. Points to pecs as defining feature. Walks around Kristina. Pulls shirt off to reveal vest to predictable girls screams. Catches Kristina and hurls her around and down. Steps over her and picks her up. Dips her down a bit. Rihanoff sits atop crotch and sways hair around. Also gives ‘gays’ the wrong and perverted connotation of disgust many in the community dislike. Lift? Allowed, but hardly any good with just Kristinea raised onto his crotch.

This week Ben made sure he did all the PR photoshoots for the ‘gays’ in only his pants and ironing in them. Pathetic attempt for votes that ruins the show, his ‘foundation’ and fragmented audiences he claims to continue to promote for them. As long as it supports his own, charity, with a lovely PR tweet, that’s all good, right?

CRH – Ticks every box.

DB – Certainly handle Kristina with ease. You’re having fun I love it .

Ben kisses Darcey.

LG – That was terrific.

BT – Surprisingly smooth. I want to see more of you.

8, 8, 8, 7 (3)

Are the judges on rohiponol? Biased bull and lame show tonight. Costing you whatever ‘credibility’ you supposedly have.

Deborah and Robin

Jive

Making your mind up – Bucks Fizz

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Atop judges table, Bucks Fizzing. Robin pulls trousers off to glitz up. Glitter tights don’t count. Deb then removes to show a glitzy skirt, not tights. Big pull off only moment and lost lot of time as Deb was carried around by Robin. To improve need to step up the dance involvement than rely on Robin alone.

DB – Little soft. Missed confident self. This wasn’t your dance.

LG – Plenty of Fizz, gotta buck your feet up. Went wrong couple of times. Work on technique a bit.

BT – Light hearted fun. Technique wasn’t strong enough.

CRH – No real spring in your steps. Kicks very, very lame. Not your dance.

5, 6, 6, 6 (3)

Natalie and Artem

Quickstep

Yeah – Usher

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Over sexualisation from BBC Strictly. When are we going to bury Jimmy Savile for good. BBC still allow such perversion to continue. It is coming from within.

Nat worried about early week rupturing her back. How will she fare?

Great jump up crossover steps from Gumede. Working baton very well. Into good spins around floor. Hopping along near perfection. Systematic, precise, in time feet. Keeping up with Artem. Good support drop down hold. Funky footwork from Artem. Great Jazz with Sass feel.

LG – Bit long getting started. Part in hold liked very much. Stopped in hold at short. Bit in hold I thought was great.

BT – Can’t believe level of dance in this short time. Like being there with you. You capture the spirit of the dance. Absolutely wonderful.

CRH – I agree. Loved the fusion of Quickstep and Jazz, There is not stopping you darling.

DB – Style just perfect. So much content.

9, 9, 8, 9 (8)

Patrick and Anya

Cha Cha

Mercy – Duffy

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Strong but no defining features. Can’t put a finger on why you would keep him around. What makes him a selling point? Great guy, good dancer but average with hazy memorability.

BT – Very sensual. Best dance yet.

CRH – Absolutely brilliant.

DB – So confident out of hold. You have an inner groove, I’m loving it.

LG – Its happy hour. Best dance ever.

8, 8, 9, 8 (5)

SCD starting to lose its selling point over X Factor by borrowing and playing to its crowd whilst over-sexualising everything on sustained levels of perversion.

Abbey and Aljaz

Tango

Say my name – Florence and the Machine

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Long getting in hold. Smooth join up. Sharp turns and focal points. Good head spin. Strong partnership connection. Feet moving well. Bit walk along after. Wrap around leg on Aljaz ankle.

CRH – Used accents in music to brilliant effect. Attack, purpose. A-may-zing.

DB – Played very sexy, cool Tango. Great strength throughout.

LG – In ballroom you are a formidable couple. Punchy, dynamic. Terrific Tango.

BT – Power, drama, passion, beauty. You had it all.

9, 8 9, 9, (8)

Dave and Karen

Waltz

Take It To The Limit – The Eagles

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Kicks open red carpet. Awkward steps back and forth like “a peacock with constipation.” Trying to dance but took too long on week 4 after fun moments. Now enters a week 1 performance. Slow, mundane and disjointed. Jumps in glee of completion at end. Lift.

DB – Soften hose knees and travel.

LG – You’ve truly titivated yourself up. You try your hardest everytime.

BT – Still very, very nimble. Stuck on a point but is better.

CRH – Feel the music a lot more. Gaping going on. Nice to see serious Dave.

5, 6, 6, 6 (2)

Susanna and Kevin

Samba

Whenever, Wherever – Shakira

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Jungle theme. Gets onto floor. Strong presence. Good body shakes. Seeing a lot of Kevin’s work but not much of Susanna on floor. Does strong sexy poses but not much movement with feet in hold.

LG – You gave it plenty of att- bit messy here and there. It was good

BT – If you got it flaunt it. So much energy into that dance, time you finished little messy.

CRH – Thought was a bit muddy. At times fighting, going against one another. Lost impact. Think you can go further. It’s just okay.

DB – Like the wild Samba Queen. Couple muddy bits. Straighten back leg.

6, 7, 8, 8 (5)

 

Well, we certainly ticked off a few more Bingo daubs. We’ll wait till results to upload the weekly card.

 

Danger zone?

Julien, Patrick and Fiona

Results to follow…

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 3

Strictly Come Dancing Week 3

This week on Strictly is love week. Get the tissues at the ready. Beginning was a group marriage along with vicar Craig. He didn’t dance this week, but there is still time for that one. James and Ola ended the group dance by planting a cream pie into Craig’s face on either side. Poor guy. Make up will run.

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Last week he was unwell but tonight Sir Brucie is back with Tess. Also joining are the judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli. Also judging are us in brackets.

Abbey and Aljaz

Jive

Can’t buy me love – The Beatles

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Abbey sits on the stage of Penny Lane for quite a while. Began slow. Once back into throes of routine lacked oomph in rhythm despite a good pace. Very careful. Not an easy dance coping well to hold it together but again rather bland. Lots of individuality. Less romantic with not much partnership bond in loving togetherness.

LG – Energy, enthusiasm great. Bit more swivel.  Overall good job.

BT – You can work that look baby. Leg, kicks and flicks have to be sharper. You can work that darling.

CRH – Sat for an awfully long time on Penny Lane. Timing was out at beginning. Slightly laboured. Lack a little bit of attack. (Pantomime crowd begins boo’ing) It’s only my opinion.

Bruno quickly adds – The girl worked so hard…

Working hard is one thing, but being on Strictly has its requirements. Isn’t a work hard come dancing and not anything else, is it?

DB – Energy and story was lovely.

6, 7, 8, 7 (6)

Patrick and Anya

Quickstep

Let there be Love – Nat King Cole

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Good in hold, slow working. Lots of emphasis from Anya. No strong character of Patrick coming through. Ticked few boxes but not enough to secure votes. Pleasant but empty. Why would someone vote for him over the others?

BT – A distinguished kind of love, except when you got your feet in a twist. Moments little bit restrained. Keep the flow.

CRH – Would have liked to see little bit more movement. Gaping issues. You are style.

DB – Brought panache. Neat and tidy. Take risks. Very nice. Eye contact, I liked a lot.

LG – Very difficult dance. Style with a smile. Lovely.

6, 7, 7, 7 (7)

Dave and Karen

Paso Doble

I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) –  Meat Loaf

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Dave claimed this maybe his signature dance. Not very loving but regardless, is the dance he’s doing. Looked more like a Mad Scientist in a cloak than the cape he swayed. Did well but most focus was swinging a cape. A way to hide his lack of dance skill can actually highlight it further. Karen strolls in. Lost tie lost. Out of time. Karen high kick. Dave commands. Not doing much. He won’t do that. On one knee. Does that add to lift rules? Swing around of Karen was a laugh.

Dave weighs up Craig’s puzzling face. Like a bulldog eating pickles, Dave says.

Bruce – Could you put your look into words?

CRH – One word. Dreadful

DB – Didn’t follow through with the shaping.

LG – You’re the people’s champion.

BT – Beyond description.

2, 5, 5, 4 (4)

Fiona and Anton

Waltz

True Love – Bing Crosby

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Anton’s wearing white trousers this week. Might help if any mishaps occur. Walk around spin decent. Seemed more sombre than loving though. Graceful but lost in gaining bearings. Slightly forgettable despite  good effort and graceful end.

DB – Weren’t so many nerves there. Create more ability to use your neck. Very Beautiful.

LG – You playing Snakes and Ladders. Last week down now back up the ladder.

BT – Balance is better. Losing focus, don’t do that. You can do it.

CRH – Over balanced at one stage but managed to catch up. Timing slightly out. Thought wholething extremely elegant.

Happy birthday yesterday for Fiona Bruce informs us. Forsyth then stirs crowd to sing jolly “Happy Birthday” to Fullerton in a good touch.

7, 7, 7, 7 (6)

Rachel and Pasha

Cha Cha

When Love Takes Over – David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland

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One extend move of elbow, hair straitening. Tender feet forward and back crossover. Lacking any sass on spin shimmy. Good memory of feet kicks. Over impactful on Pasha and not Rachel. Must dance not …

Sorry Rach, but its still a 6. Decent but not thrilling.

LG – occasionally u lose little bit off control.

BT – Starting to feel the tingle. Starting to use your assets to your advantage. Don’t doubt yourself.

CRH – Look of concentration was startling. Plonking your body down on all the finishes. Free arm placement much, much better.

DB – Cleaner, precise. Overall confidence, fabulous to watch.

6, 7, 7, 7 (6)

Mark and Iveta

American Smooth

It Must Be Love –  Madness

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Iveta wants to dance instead of Autograph. Graceful. Turn around of Iveta awkward by Benton. Aeroplane arms bit timid. Good extensions though. Slow and uneventful. Needs more fluidity with content implementation. Disappointing without any lifts.

BT – You can tell a story. Couple of rough passages. Watch your turns. Storytelling – perfect.

CRH – Fantastic storyteller. Really got to work on your hands. Ruining your line. The finish will give you much better points from the judges.

DB – did miss glamorous flare. Use your height, extend, travel.

LG – You capture essence of every dance. What I love, watching you, you get it.

6, 6, 7, 7 (5)

Ben and Kristina

Rumba

Make you feel my love – Adele

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Decent leg backs even though awkward. Good hips. Nice leg down arm out. Eye contact there but no real connection of partnership and just two people doing a dance to tick boxes.

Ben Cohen might be dreamy to many, but at some point the dream must end. Wont be long if no impact continues. Decent but limp 6.

CRH – I want to love you too my darling. Want you to dance well and you did. (Kisses Craig)

DB – I wanted to see connection and you gave it to me. Created true intensity.

BT – Nice to see a big butch bloke being gentle. Needed a bit more hips going on on occasion. Thought you showed your feminine side. (Alan Carr shown in audience, as BBC have aimed to groom him numerous times for the show as well as stereotype with ‘the gays.’)

BT – Like watching a series of erotic freezes. Whichever way you going, keep going you going well.

7, 7, 7, 7 (6)

Sophie and Brendan

Samba

All night long – Lionel Ritchie

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Flimsy arms. No real oomph in movement. Basic dance on own at a nightclub for Soph. Boring.

DB – dance content fabulous. Cool party vibe. More of a carnival vibe (like to see) Brilliant isolation. Such natural timing.

LG – Lacked a bit of tone. Full of all my greatest hits. Well done.

BT – Sophisticated Samba. Did it all without breaking a sweat.

CRH – Really loved it. Cleaner finish would have been great.

Need to justify last week’s nines.

7, 8, 8, 8 (3)

Julien and Janette

Jive

Everybody Needs Somebody To Love – The Blues Brothers

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Oh dear, he’s  doing the Jive. Suits personality, but good luck.

Strong start. Lost bit of arm movement, minor. Good work with partner. Keeping up well. For jive requirements.

LG –Really enjoyed it. Best dance to date.

BT – Played role right tonight. Full of wacky attitude. You went for it. If you stay in competition must focus on time. Energy was great.

CRH – Energy was great, little like three year old after a dance recital. Lots of energy which I loved.

DB – Certainly brought energy and love into your Jive. Crisper kick and flick. Only thing would polish your performance.

4, 5, 7, 6 (6)

Susanna and Kevin

Viennese Waltz

Annie’s Song – John Denver

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Good. Little lost in thought 1 minute through. Good spin around. Good technical tick of boxes but not memorable.

BT – Natural. So good to see.

CRH – Chin up, left shoulder down, darling. (Panto crowd Boo) I’m only trying to make it better for you darling.

DB – Some lovely extensions. Use your shoulders and upper body. Only in your top line. That’s it.

LG – This is love week and I’m in love with that Viennese Waltz. Lovely fluidity. Best I’ve seen tonight.

8, 9, 9, 8 (7)

Vanessa and James

Tango

Lay all your love on me – ABBA

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Velvet braces on James.

Vanessa charges over and scares off the girls chatting with her man James. Pushing back strong. Into hold. Not bad. Struggling to make sharp attacks. Good through leg lift up. Throws James down. Good effort. Missing technique.

CRH – lacked little bit of attack???? Lacked a little bit of focus for me, and sharpness.

Vanessa instantly argues. “Your full of apasoo as ever.

Little tip for Vanessa. Being gobby to hide understand will not help you overall. You silence critics with talent, not senselessly arguing for no reason to gain some votes of sympathy alone. Acts like that usually leave the competition very quickly. Enormous progress to keep up with this dude. Honestly!

DB – Its not about liking the smell of your man. Keep your head away.

LG – Lot of content into that routine. Like a decaff coffee it looks okay but it lacked a bit of bite and a bit of snap.

BT – Good attitude. Messed up your footwork. You just stop driving the dance. Started well, keep going.

3, 5, 6, 6 (5)

Ashley and Ola

Samba

Love Is In The Air –  John Paul Young

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Hip thrust of abs as Ola descends. Good wrap around. Bit too trotty. Gallopy and then thrust shaking astride. Bit slow and weak on turn around walk back. Spin around floor of Ola full body. Ends on embrace.

DB – Very nice maybe do up shirt wont be distracted.

LG – You coped well with a very difficult dance.

BT – Dreamboat from Brazil. You got your bit wrong at the corner. (Points to Ola)

CRH – Those hip  rolls were absolute filth and I loved it.

8, 8, 7, 8 (6)

James and Ola have a surprise celebration of their 10th wedding anniversary. Cake brought on by pal Brendan. Craig didn’t repay the favour and stick the cake in their face.

Artem and Natalie

Rumba

Love the way you lie – Eminem feat. Rihanna

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Good romance on start into a swivel swing around of Gumede. Good mirroring. Leg through smooth but lift both feet to go through. Good ballet carousel let spin.

Smooth romance, without words needed.

LG – That. Was. Fab-u-lous. (Another one for the bingo card!)

BT – Beauty in perpetual motion.

CRH – Love. Love. Love.

DB – You speak with the whole of your body. Brilliant.

9, 9, 9, 9, (8)

Hilarious laugh after Artem mentions something. Did someone guff it?

Deborah and Robin

Quickstep

Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson

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Good keeping in hold. Kept pace around circling. Enjoying whilst concentrating. Good hop along and turns. Decent level of bounce.  Gentlemanly end from dapper Robin.

BT – Dragon is turning into a butterfly. Light-footed than ever. So much better.

CRH – You put a smile on my face I really enjoyed that.

DB – It was fast and furious. Fix that frame. Fabulous.

LG – Your best to date, my lovely.

7, 7, 7, 7 (7)

Strictly Bingo!

Here’s ours so far. You can still play along with the original card if you wish – check last weeks post at this link – https://falsefabs.wordpress.com/2013/10/06/strictly-come-dancing-week-2-2/ . However, do not copy the concept. Play along and share with us here, contact by email above on the page tabs or tweet us @FalseFabs. 🙂

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Who did well and who did not?

Natalie, Susanna, Fiona, Abbey and Patrick made impressive performances. Vanessa, Sophie, Mark and Rachel were not so good with structure all over the place conflicting the dance. The rest held stability and no stand out features.

Danger zone

Julien, Vanessa and Patrick.

Results to follow…

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