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Scott Mills and Joanne Clifton

Cheryl tells Scott to just ignore Craig

Scott Mills has revealed that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini told him to just ignore Craig Revel Horwood's cutting comments as he prepares for his next performance on Strictly Come Dancing.

The BBC Radio 1 DJ said singer Cheryl, a judge on rival ITV show The X Factor, told him to ignore judge Craig Revel Horwood's cutting comments: "Cheryl wished me the best of luck and told me to go out there, do my best and don't listen to Craig," the 40-year-old presenter said. He added: "I asked her to give a message to the judges to not be mean to me. She agreed and asked if it was Craig who had been mean."

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Alison Hammond and Aljaž Skorjanec

Alison reveals Strictly Halloween spoiler

Alison Hammond revealed that if she manages to last until the Halloween episode of Strictly Come Dancing we might very well see her fly through the air, as part of a special stunt.

The presenter admitted she had let the juicy details slip by accident today, as she appeared on This Morning, alongside professional dance partner Aliaz Skorjanec..

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Mark Wright and Karen Hauer

Mark's Strictly partner choreographing wedding dance

Mark Wright's 'Strictly Come Dancing' partner is choreographing the first dance for his wedding.

The former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star is preparing to tie the knot to fiancée Michelle Keegan next year and his dance partner Karen Hauer's fiancé and fellow Strictly star Kevin Clifton has revealed he and his future wife are helping Mark to surprise Michelle with a show stopping routine for their first dance as man and wife.

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SCD 12 - Music by Week

Each week this page will be updated with the latest music from the show

Week 5
Alison & Aljaz (Tango) Avicii ‘Addicted to You
Caroline & Pasha (Paso Doble) Paul McCartney & Wings ‘Live and Let Die’
Frankie & Kevin (Foxtrot) The Monkees ‘Daydream Believer’
Jake & Janette (Quickstep) Elton John ‘I’m Still Standing’
Judy & Anton (Charleston) Pasadena Roof Orchestra ‘Varsity Drag’
Mark & Karen (Samba) KC and the Sunshine Band ‘That’s The Way I Like It’
Pixie & Trent (Samba) Edmundo Ros ‘I Yi Yi Yi Yi’
Scott & Joanne (Charleston) Tommy Steele ‘Flash Bang Wallop’
Simon & Kristina (Viennese Waltz) Queen ‘Somebody to Love’
Steve & Ola (Waltz) Curtis Stigers ‘I Wonder Why’
Sunetra & Brendan (Viennese Waltz) Cilla Black ‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’
Thom & Iveta (Cha Cha Cha) Jessie J ‘It’s My Party’
 


 

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SCD 12 - Music by Dance

This section shows the music by dance

American Smooth
Mark & Karen (Wk 2) Jason Mraz ‘I’m Yours’
Sunetra & Brendan (Wk 3) Fred Astaire ‘The Way You Look Tonight’
Scott & Joanne (Wk 4) Bonnie Tyler ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’
 

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Steve Backshall and Ola Jordan

Steve admits injured foot impairs his chances

Strictly Come Dancing star Steve Backshall has revealed that he is at a disadvantage on the show due to an old injury, which means he has no movement at all in one of his ankles.

Following a horrific accident which also saw him break his back in two places, the wildlife presenter had to have his left ankle “fused” to repair it – meaning he cannot even point his toes on that foot.

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Deborah Meaden and Robin Windsor

Robin Windsor ''very likely'' for Christmas special

Injured Robin Windsor has revealed he’s “very likely” to return to Strictly Come Dancing in time for this year’s Christmas special.

The 35-year-old dancer was forced to bow out of the latest series due to crippling back pains, but he’s now been cleared by doctors and hopes to be back in the ballroom as early as December. Robin was in the audience for Saturday’s Strictly and met with show bosses about his comeback.

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Len Goodman

Craig: Anton could replace Len on Strictly panel

Less than a year after Sir Bruce Forsyth was replaced on Strictly Come Dancing by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, I hear that there is already talk of a younger model usurping Len Goodman’s seat on the judging panel.

Indeed, Craig Revel Horwood is already hinting that Anton Du Beke, one of the show’s professional dancers, may soon be taking over from Goodman, who at 70 is the oldest remaining member of the Strictly team. “My money’s on Anton du Beke joining the judging panel,” Craig none-too-diplomatically tells Woman magazine in his weekly column. “He could become the fifth judge, or he might take over from Len, if Len ever retires.”

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Tim Wonnacott and Natalie Lowe

Tim Wonnacott leaves Strictly

Bargain Hunt presenter and antiques expert Tim Wonnacott is the third contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2014.

During Saturday’s show Tim, with pro-dancer Natalie Lowe danced a dramatic Paso Doble to Tina Turner’s ‘Simply the Best’. Unfortunately the judges didn’t think Tim’s best was good enough, despite some nifty cape work.

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SCD 12 - Elimination Results

Each week this page will be updated with details of the couples in the dance off and who is eliminated

Week 4 – Dance Off between: Mark & Karen and Tim & Natalie
                                                         Tim Wonnacott eliminated
 

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Sunetra Sarker and Brendan Cole

Wardrobe malfunction! Brendan splits trousers

Brendan Cole managed to split his trousers at the crotch level during an energetic performance on Strictly Come Dancing last night. The New Zealander was left with a gaping hole in his pants after he took to the dance floor with partner Sunetra Sarker.

After the pair finished dancing the 38-year-old moved on his knees to the judges table and then got up and showed off his split trousers.

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Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev

Jake and Caroline top the leaderboard

EastEnders star Jake “Snake Hips” Wood was top of the leader board again after a hip-swiveling jive that had the audience roaring and the judges scoring him 33/40. “The energy and performance was absolutely awesome,” Craig Revel Horwood told Jake of his dance with his pro partner Janette Manrara.

“A full-on, dynamic performance,” added Len Goodman. “You went from the Queen Vic to King of Rock ’n’ Roll.” TV presenter Caroline Flack had her best round, also scoring 33/40 and so joining Jake in first place.

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Judy Murray and Anton du Beke

Judy struggles not to laugh at Anton

Strictly Come Dancing star Judy Murray has admitted that learning the tango was a struggle. She admitted that every time she tried to look passionate with her dance partner Anton Du Beke she bursts out dancing.

Judy confessed: “I get the giggles. “He’s great fun, he’s got such a good sense of humour. And when he’s coming towards me and very close, I just dissolve into giggles, which is absolutely not what you are supposed to do.”

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SCD 12 - Scores by Dance

Here you can see scores by couple, by dance

American Smooth
Sunetra & Brendan (Wk 3) 7 + 8 + 8 + 9 + 8 = 40
Mark & Karen (Wk 2) 6 + 7 + 7 + 7 = 27
Scott & Joanne (Wk 4) 2 + 5 + 4 + 4= 15

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SCD 12 - Leader Board

Each week the new leader board will be added to this page

Week 4
Caroline Flack & Pasha Kovalev - 33
Jake Woods & Janette Manrara - 33
Frankie Bridge & Kevin Clifton – 32
Pixie Lott & Trent Whiddon - 32
Simon Webbe & Kristina Rihanoff – 31
Thom Evans & Iveta Lukosiute - 30
Mark Wright & Karen Hauer – 29
Alison Hammond & Aljaz Skorjanec – 27
Steve Backshall & Ola Jordan – 27
Sunetra Sarker & Brendan Cole - 27
Judy Murray & Anton Du Beke – 22
Tim Wonnacott & Natalie Lowe - 19
Scott Mills & Joanne Clifton - 15


 

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SCD 12 - Total Scores

Each week this page will be updated to give the total score awarded to each couple

Total Scores after Week 4

Frankie Bridge & Kevin Clifton (137/170)
Waltz (30), Charleston (30), Paso Doble (45), Cha Cha Cha (32)

Pixie Lott & Trent Whiddon (137/170)
Jive (27), Waltz (35), Quickstep (43), Rumba (32)

 

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SCD 12 - Scores by Week

Judges scores for each couple will be updated weekly

Week 4
Caroline & Pasha (Quickstep) 8 + 8 + 9 + 8 = 33
Jake & Janette (Jive) 8 + 9 + 8 + 8 = 33
Frankie & Kevin (Cha Cha Cha) 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 32
Pixie & Trent (Rumba) 8 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 32
Simon & Kristina (Charleston) 7 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 31
Thom & Iveta (Foxtrot) 6 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 30
Mark & Karen (Quickstep) 7 + 7 + 7 + 8 = 29
Alison & Aljaz (Samba) 6 + 7 + 7 + 7 = 27
Steve & Ola (Salsa) 6 + 7 + 7 + 7 = 27
Sunetra & Brendan (Salsa) 6 + 7 + 7 + 7 = 27
Judy & Anton (Tango) 4 + 6 + 6 + 6 = 22
Tim & Natalie (Paso Doble) 3 + 6 + 5 + 5 = 19
Scott & Joanne (American Smooth) 2 + 5 + 4 + 4= 15
 

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Judy Murray and Anton du Beke

Judy Murray on Strictly

When my boys were younger I used to tell them to “shake like a jelly!” before their matches, so they’d feel loose and relaxed. However much I shake my arms and legs before stepping on to the Strictly dance floor, I just can’t seem to shake off my nerves.

The moment I hear the dreaded words “Judy Murray and Anton du Beke dancing...” I freeze. That one moment of doubt, fear and hesitation is disastrous. It’s not like tennis, where you can lose the first set but go on to win the match.

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Mark Wright and Karen Hauer

Mark has FLU and is struggling to learn routine

Mark Wright is struggling with flu this week ahead of Strictly Come Dancing – and faces a race against time to learn his routine. The former TOWIE star, 27, missed a day’s training and insiders say he won’t be able to catch up in time.

Mark is doing a Quickstep to Tiger Feet with dance partner Karen Heuer, 32, but a source said: “It’s been a real setback. He hasn’t had the same energy. "It could be a struggle for him.”

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