I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned it on this here blog, but I am a huge Strictly Come Dancing fan, like massive. I watch it religiously every week – if I should have to miss the Saturday night show (because, I do have a social life) I look forward to a lovely Sunday on the sofa catching up before the results show in the evening.
I love the celebs, I love the pros. Heck, I am even loving Ed Balls! Yes, I know, better dancers are being sent home but at the end of the day, it’s an entertainment show and nobody can deny, he’s entertaining. I suspect his time is running out but well done him. He’s given it a good go, even though he knew that he would be the comedy act. I think he’s done himself proud and I think it’s done his public persona a world of good!
Today, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite dances of seasons past. These are in no particular order…
Georgia May Foote and Giovanni Pernice dancing the Charleston to Hot Honey Rag from Chicago. I adore a good Charleston. If I could learn to dance any routine it would be to a Charleston. And I also love Chicago. WIN WIN. This was a truly awesome routine, which I saw performed live last year on the tour. That lift was breathtaking. This is possibly my all-time favourite dance of Strictly so far…
When Abbey Clancy joined Strictly a few years ago, I fully expected the hate her. I just thought she was another dull footballers wife. How wrong was I? She came across a lovely person, a fantastic dancer and she’s just damn beautiful too. I fell in love with her. Saturday Night Fever is one of my favourite films so I loved this disco-inspired Salsa. Amazing!
We won’t talk about how Kevin always gets the good dancers and how much of a favourite of the show he seems to be…I’ve never been a fan of a nice boy, but I flipping love Wicked, so this touched the spot with me! A great Tango to Defying Gravity.
I didn’t start off loving Jay, though I’ve always liked Aliona but this Jive? WOW. Was so impressive and so fast when I saw it performed on the tour, incredible. Deserved winners if you ask me! Jay always seemed so quiet and shy but this dance showed off his ability. They had such chemistry. Could watch this over and over again.
Last but not least, I’m sticking in another Charleston, this time from Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev This was my favourite ever Charleston right up until last year when Georgia did hers but this is still a good’un.
Before I go, I also want to give a special mention to my favourite of the current series so far. I absolutely love this one. I won’t profess to know much about Danny Mac other than he’s in Hollyoaks (which I used to love back in the day but you know, I’m OLD now…) but wow, that boy can dance, and it doesn’t do any harm that he’s rather easy on the eye. This dance just took my breath away. I think Oti is beautiful too and such a talented dancer, fast becoming my favourite Pro.
What do you think?
Are you a Strictly fan? Any of your favourites here? Leave me a comment below and let me know what would make your list!