Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Week 5, The Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2015:
Week 5, The Results

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After going to the Strictly Seaside of the past with some sweetness but not a tuft of Taffy insight, the first set of results are given by host Tess Daly. Dancing again next week, in no particular order, are – Helen and Aljaz. Also returning are – Carol and Pasha, Jay and Aliona, Jeremy and Karen and Anita and Gleb.

The first in the dance off will be Jamelia and Tristan.

The second set of results were later revealed in no particular order. Back again are – Kellie and Kevin, Peter and Janette, Georgia and Giovanni, Kirsty and Brendan and Katie and Anton leaving Ainsley and Natalie in the dance off.

Rock legend Bryan Adams provided some musical entertainment with another great performance of his new single Brand New Day.

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Len’s Lens is on so it’s time to fill your teacups for three minutes as Claudia chats with the judges about Saturday’s dances in more detail.

The dance off

Jamelia and Tristan

Foxtrot

Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion

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Much better, smoother and graceful with less stumbles, but is it enough at this stage? Definately better second time around ut shouldn’t get to that stage. Must let self go fuller and have connection with Tristan and voters. Polished performance.

Ainsley and Natalie

Jive

Shake, Rattle and Roll – Bill Haley and The Comets

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Sweeter, cool and fun. Very entertaining but probably best to leave on a high now. Such a shame as very good and learning. Would have been fang-tastic next week at Halloween. Great number to go out on though.

Jamelia should stay. Tough call though.

The Judge’s Vote

If there is a tie, leading judge Len will casting the deciding vote who to save.

Craig – Danced best on the night. Jamelia and Tristan.

Darcey – Jamelia and Tristan.

Bruno – Jamelia and Tristan.

Len – I was in agreement.

All Cheese and no Onion

Ainsley was thoroughly entertaining with such spice and learning all the way. Sad that the granny votes have sent him away but great fun and a loving chap. Will be sorely missed on the dancefloor.

Ainsley – Judges are spot on. (Thanked Natalie tremdously)

Natalie – Loveliest Man. Such a gentleman.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Week 4, The Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2015:
Week 4, The Results

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A cheesy, flat and outdated group dance of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun with Wild Boys made the girl and guy pro’s look so pathetic. We all know they can dance. With Neon Lights and sparkles that did not justify paying a Licence Fee. Cheap cocktails with Brendan were poor.

The first set of results are revealed by host Tess Daly. Making it through to next week, in no particular order, are – Peter and Janette. Joining them are Anita and Gleb, Jeremy and Karen, Katie and Anton and Ainsley and Natalie.

The first in the dance off are Daniel and Kristina.

The second set of results were later revealed in no particular order. Safe are – Helen and Aljaz, Kellie and Kevin, Georgia and Giovanni, Jamelia and Tristan, Jay and Aliona and Carol and Pasha leaving Kirsty and Brendan in the dance off.

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Music came from the talented but overlooked Voice mentor Will Young. Great to see good talent back on television.

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Len’s Lens was on to give us a chance to pop the kettle on. All sorts of nonsense were discussed with Claudia and the judges.

The dance off

Daniel and Kristina

American Smooth

Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

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Off on a busman’s holiday? Missing a lot of oomph, buzz and connection. Cleaner but empty. No partnership despite effort from Daniel. Slow spins. Limp movement on floor.

Kirsty and Brendan

Paso Doble

Beautiful Day – U2

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Slow start. Limp arms. No passion. Wrong music. Circling only. Dancing around Brendan like a Totem Pole. No attack, character or Paso content. Pitiful and only just bearable because of Daniel’s failings.

The Judge’s Vote

If there is a tie lead judge Len will casting the deciding vote.

Craig – Kirsty and Brendan

Darcey – Kirsty and Brendan

Bruno – Less mistakes. Kirsty and Brendan

Len – I did agree.

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O’Donnell left the show but gave praise to Kristina as the gentlemanly way he is. That could not be enough endorsement for the maneating nymphomaniac who gave no skill to this contest and allowed him to fail because he was “an old man” as she put it.

Kristina said he was “so easy to work with.” Easy when no-one says anything.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015, Week 3: Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2015,

Week 3: Results

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The second week of elimination results are in. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman reveal who is back and who faces the Judge’s boot.

The pro’s started with a sweet movie group dance jumping Kevin into the picture screen to bring Karen to out to the dancefloor with the rest of the pro’s Tristan and Joanne were stuck in the screen. This was the best we’ve seen of Karen and probably the best we’ll see this series. It was a great start despite some cheese on top.

In no particular order Tess reveals the first couple back next week which is Kellie and Kevin. Joining them are Jay and Aliona, Jeremy and Karen, Anita and Gleb, Carol and Pasha and Georgia and Giovanni.

The first to fall in the bottom two are Ainsley and Natalie.

The second set of results return to reveal who is safe. Returning next week are Helen and Aljaz, Peter and Janette, Kirsty and Brendan, Jamelia and Tristan, Katie and Anton and Daniel and Kristina.

The second dance off couple is Anthony and Oti.

Tonight’s musical guest is ever great classic superstar Andrea Bocelli with and Evita classic.

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Len’s Lens returns to discuss the dances in more detail. The biased Jive of Jay to outdo Jill Halfpenny’s epic was shameless of the producers. It had flaws and was surprising Craig could not notice the limp and throwaway hands and strolling on uselessness of Aliona. It was a 7 at best.

Darcey talked on Kellie and Kevin’s Star Wars hoo-rah as Craig gracefully master-classed Peter’s Paso. Jeremy was Bruno’s focus.

The dance off

The two dance off-ers take to the floor for their last chance dance.

Anthony and Oti

Paso Doble

Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

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Oti’s stunning and fierce entry was letdown by Anthony’s limpness and rigid frame, even if it is Week 3. Better spin arounds and effort but still to stiff. Not much passion involved with his partner. Got to let loose and engage self to music. All about doing the steps and hoping for the best. Feel good guy who just wanted a go.

Ainsley and Natalie

Cha Cha Cha

Boogie Wonderland – Earth, Wind and Fire

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Great connection with partnership and dance. Improved effort and fun filled. Maintained style, grace and fancy footwork. Commanding leading man and smooth charisma. Amazing performer, with great steps and ballroom spectacular. Should stay but likely to go.

The Judges Vote

Judges Craig, Darcey, Len and Bruno will save one couple from elimination. If there’s a tie lead judge Len will cast the deciding vote. Ainsley proved to be better but the overall look was chosen for Strictly by its mouth feeding producers. Anthony just doesn’t have it, which is a shame for the gorgeous Oti.

Craig – Save Ainsley and Natalie.

Darcey – Very hard to choose. Ainsley and Natalie.

Bruno – Ainsley and Natalie.

Len – Agreed with my colleagues.

O-go-go and gone…

Anthony – I can’t dance. She’s done a wonderful job.

Oti – Really good friend.

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He’s a decent guy but couldn’t get to grips with it. It was sad to see Oti go who really tried hard but it was beyond her. It was the right choice and let’s hope Strictly keeps her around for next year, should it be re-commissioned. She’s gorgeous and a stunning dancer.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015, Week 2: Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2015,

Week 2: Results

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After the first week of sequins and skills one couple is about to leave the dance contest for good tonight.

Hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman present the results.

In no particular order, Tess reveals the results. Last week’s introduction scores are combined with this week. First through to next week are Daniel and Kristina. Joining them also will be Peter and Janette, Kellie and Kevin, Georgia and Giovanni, Helen and Aljaz, Jeremy and Karen The first pair to join the dance off are Iwan and Ola.

The second batch of results were given later on, in no order. Making it back again are Ainsley and Natalie, Katie and Anton, Jay and Aliona, Anita and Gleb, Anthony and Oti, Carol and Pasha and Kirsty and Brendan. The dance off couple are Jamelia and Tristan. A shock for many, and the granny votes to blame. Strictly producers must be fretting backstage. This was one of their two star acts. Good old BBC.

The dance off comprises both Iwan and Ola  and Tristan and Jamelia.

Tonight’s musical guest is music royalty in Rod Stewart. Do Ya Think He’s Sexy? Come on, let me know… He performed another classic with his new single Please with style and rock grace.

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Len’s Lens has a sneaky peek at closer actions of the dance couples from Saturday evening. Georgia’s feet was Len’s focus. Helen’s hips were Darcey’s discussion. She gave us a little masterclass. Craig’s gorgeousness with Kristina’s doily pink hat raised the glam as Daniel was up for discussion with his wavey free arms. Armography! Len and classy Darcey had a wee dance at the start of the show. Tristan and Jamelia’s loud and “sexy” Tristan enthusiasm was an appealing moment to behold. Don’t Cha…

The Dance – Off

The dance off has arrived.

Tristan and Jamelia

Cha Cha Cha

Don’t Cha – The Pussycat Dolls

Jamelia air waving frizz of hair blowing showed some sass as she joined Tristan to the floor. Good lines and arm extension. Fair chemistry with Tristan. Good fun getting into it and better than Saturday but clear to see lacking a buzz that got them here. Needs to pick up the pace. Good sashays to end. Tristan needs to vamp up the Jamelia sex appeal. Potential to be a firecracker is there.

Iwan and Ola

Cha Cha Cha

Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO

Should’ve asked Rod for some tips… Iwan tried but could only rely on sex appeal and some silly break dance turtle roll. No enthusiasm and stiff on the beat kick in. Wrong music but trying. Too little too late. Barely any movement and lost footing towards end. Fairly stationary. Empty.

The Judges Vote

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Judges Craig Revel-Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli will save one couple. If a tie, leading judge Len will cast the final vote.

Craig saved Jamelia and Tristan.

Darcey kept Jamelia and Tristan.

Bruno saved Jamelia and Tristan.

Len made it a full house in agreement for Jamelia and Tristan.

I-wan and Out…

It’s all Ola-over. Iwan Thomas and partner Ola Jordan have stumbled at the first hurdle and leave the dance contest in its first week. Iwan said he enjoyed his time on the show with Ola. He didn’t want to go but that’s how it is. Ola had also earlier thrown a strop backstage that she didn’t get star turn Peter Andre as her partner. Her performance can clearly show that much. Oh well.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014, The Final

Strictly Come Dancing 2014, The Final

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On Saturday Strictly ended its troublesome series with a winner. After stretching the finals to four couples instead of three in a daft choice, Mark Wright was finally booted off in fourth place after another pathetic performance.

Finishing up in third was Simon and Kristina, saved numerous times by BBC in-house favouritism like Mark.

Frankie and Kevin came second as the winners were announced as Caroline and Pasha.

Both were very deserving winners. Though some complained as Caroline was later revealed to have had professional dance training, as well as choreographed girl group star Frankie and pop star Simon from Blue fame.

Front-runner Jake Wood was voted off the week before after the producers made judges mark them down. Jake lost a dance off to hapless tool Mark Wright, saved by producers via the judges.

All the four stars are featured on Strictly’s upcoming tour, which many viewer believe was the reason for biased marking procedures throughout the series. The producers already planned the end before the show began and failed to count on the fact that the public are the ones who actually choose who makes it.

Whilst it still thrashed the weak rival X Factor, producers of the show with in-house favouritism, on air jabs and abuse and failed attempts to be creative have shone a dark light over the glitzy spectacular.

BBC need to pick their glittery socks up. What they fail to understand is that FalseFabs, who they also attacked throughout the show over honest and fair reporting, will decide their licence fee debate. While the media and politicians decide what to do, we will make the final case ofr or against. It’s up to them to figure out how to build new future relationships, not just run off to a newspaper for a brief defence. Same age old rookie mistakes. The future is coming, not the past. Juvinlie behaviour is not acceptable and currently, we don’t have a strong case to support it as we have done for numerous years. BBC ruined it themselves and still continues to assume they are better than the rest. What honestly is being ‘given back?’ We will have to see.  If Director General Tony Hall or new boss Rona Fairhead wants to have a chat about it do contact us from the details provided on this site.

Strictly used to be one of BBC’s best. Now it has become a tedious affair by a ridiculous team intent on being nasty and abusive to its audience. Shameful. Lots of sackings need to be made to fix this ailing show.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Week 11: Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Week 11: Results

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The show opens with a stunning rain drenching spectacular with the pro dancers and a new ginger dancer. He looks very competent. Get him on the next series. Needs a bit of change for the better. That was world Latin champion Neil Jones, Claudia let’s us know.

Claudia and Tess are in their anorak-ed yellow raincoats as they inform us someone will leave and miss out on the semi-finals next week.

The results are in. The first couple making the semi-finals is, in no particular order,  – Mark and Karen!

Also back are – Caroline and Pasha.

The first couple to grace the dance off is – Pixie and Trent.

This is what happens when BBC bias takes over,the viewers wont be fooled forever and shocks happen thanks to the producers favourites. Fancy votes also ruin the new age X Factor show. Not too great, is it?  Bin the production and get me to sort it out Rona. The BBC is in trouble, dear. Why ruin your entire reputation over some four idiotic people with childish personal behaviour instead of professionalism? You have to lead this troubled organisation into a future, not a past.

One Republic

Counting Stars

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Everyone wants a piece of the greatest band of the year. World class performance form the band, despite being taped weeks back when they were on X Factor. This is minor, though, as One Republic always deliver quality. An amazing year for them.

Len’s Lens

Pixie’s inconsistency was viewed by Len. Darcey spoke about Mark coming in and out of hold lying about the cleanliness of transitions, which were terrible. Craig spoke of Simon’s hand grooving. Bruno talked about Jake and Janette with their amazing routine of personality.

It’s back to Tess for the remaining results. In no particular order, returning next week is – Frankie and Kevin.

The second couple in the bottom two are Simon and Kristina leaving Jake and Janette to pass through to the semi-finals next week.

The dance off

 

Simon and Kristina

American Smooth

Heartache Tonight – Michael Buble

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Simon’s start with finger clicking was slow getting to the floor. In hold much more swift and clean. Good synchronicity this time than original but still very slow and pale. Lacking real punch. Smoother lift ending second time around. Good effort and fought for place.

 

Pixie and Trent

Cha Cha

Love Shack – B52’s

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Stronger personality with Trent this time around, but should have been shown first time around. Good twirls but more like a pretty Barbie doll and slow steps into hold. Great partnership as always but reaching peak perhaps?

 

The Judges Vote

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If it’s a draw, leading judge Len will save them with the casting vote.

Craig – Tough choice. Save, Pixie and Trent.

Darcey – I wish I wasn’t having to choose between these two. Simon and Kristina.

Bruno – Really good seeing you both again. For me, overall dance ability, Pixie and Trent.

Len – Have to judge this on this one dance. Hard as a judge, harder as a person. Right result for me, my winners were, Simon and Kristina.

Third time lucky! Simon and Kristina both collapse on the floor.

 

That’s your Lott!

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Pixie said of her dancing experience.

 I was absolutely loving it. Couldn’t have asked for a better partner. Amazing.

Partner Trent, whose debut year reached the Quarter-Finals added of Pixie,

Super talented. Hard working. Genuine. Had such a fantastic time. Wish her all the very best.

 

While they didn’t push harder and really go for it, both Pixie and Trent had an amazing run and strong partnership. Trent proved to be an outstanding professional this series, despite being a stand in for injured Robin Windsor. He’s done enough to come back next year. Cool job.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Week 10 Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2014, Week 10 Results

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The group dance with a bundle of extras was confusing yet had good symmetry moments with a well danced Irish Jig. That blonde dude could get a job on Strictly next year maybe? Oh it was the cast of Lord of the Dance, Tess tells us.

Tess and Claudia return tonight with the results.

Making it through to the Quarter Finals next week is, in no particular order, – Simon and Kristina. Also through are – Caroline and Pasha.

The first couple to face the dance off later is – Mark and Karen.

 

Andre Rieu and the Johan Strauss Orchestra with Alfie Boe

 

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Foretelling a magical tale with pure sound and beautiful voice, all involved made this joining of two classic legends outstanding. Amazing talents.

 

Len’s Lens

Claudia’s stunning legs in a short dress looked great for her, have to say. Simon’s footwork was under Len’s guidance. Darcey talked about Pixie’s ballet moves. Craig’s score of 5 for Jake was under scrutiny. Claudia pointed out that “somebody bumped into him” but Craig defended the need for floor maintenance. The extra dancers received criticism as Claudia noted and asked Len if this was a valid choice. Len defended the decision. Bruno discussed Caroline’s Charleston. Craig was tempted to give a ten but defended his reasons why it was a little short. Bruno was then seen suggestively pouted a Tulip around his mouth and face towards Len.

The swing a-thon in a group Waltz is back next week too.

The results are back in with Tess now. Back again, still in no particular order, are – Pixie and Trent and Frankie and Kevin.

The second couple in the bottom two is – Sunetra and Brendan leaving Jake and Janette to dance again next week.

The dance off

 

Sunetra and Brendan

Rumba

Girl from Ipanema – Michael Bolton

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Much more relaxed second time around and more graceful than before. When pressure is on, improves much more than usual. Probably not enough to save considering ‘fancy me favourite’ taking off clothes Mark. She should stay after better dance off.

Mark and Karen

Salsa

Viva Las Vegas – Elvis Presley

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Mark’s lack of charisma continues to show no ethusiasm or pace. Timid, limp and relying on sad moments of stripping his shirt off. Wiggles hips again to save self. For a so called hunk, the only thing Mark seems to have is ‘flabs’ not abs. Terrible footwork and arm moves. Standing on spot dancing shows no attempt to dance at all.

 

The Judges Vote

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The judges vote to save. In the event of a tie, leading judge Len has the casting vote.

Craig – Stood out was Mark and Karen.

Darcey – Save is Mark and Karen.

Bruno – Mark and Karen.

Len – Did agree. Mark and Karen.

Doctor Toe-No-ed!

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Sunetra thanked her time on the show to the fans.

Thank you to all the viewers who got me to week ten.

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