November 21st, 2020

Tall ships (porthole)

The highly inaccurate guide to Strictly 2020, Week 5: Blackpool!

Strictly's not actually in Blackpool because Covid... so they've solved that for the group dance by bringing the seaside in to the studio. And traditional seaside games, like pass-the-candyfloss, or how-many-people-can-we-fit-in-a-beach-hut.

Bill and Oti: American Smooth to Under My Skin by Frank Sinatra
Very classy - opening the show in style, with their very own red carpet.

Maisie and Gorka: Salsa to Better When I'm Dancing by Meghan Trainor
All the flips and spins - but watch you don't whap your partner with those braids!

JJ and Amy: Quickstep to For Once In My Life by Stevie Wonder
Watch those feet move, while we decide between the chippy and the B&B.

Clara and Aljaž: Samba to That's The Way (I Like It) by KC and The SunshineBand
What happens in Masterchef when the cameras aren't looking.

Jamie and Karen: Couple's Choice: Street/Commercial to Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) by C&C Music Factory
Dance dance revolution, ultimate hard mode! With a new top score!

HRVY and Janette: Tango to Golden by Harry Styles
So it's a masquerade dance, where you start by throwing the masks away?

Caroline and Johannes: Cha Cha Cha to Rescue Me by Fontella Bass
Today's lesson is how to summon firemen. Step 1: place your cat up a tree...

Ranvir and Giovanni: Argentine Tango to When Doves Cry by Prince: Week
Very stylish, and impressive footwork.

Bonus quote!
Shirley: "were you licking his arm?"