Strictly Semi Finals



Live from London - courtesy of the BBC.The Strictly Semi Finals - only three couple left to fight it out. But it's the public vote that counts now - you decide who wins the competition.

This week each couple will be dancing the Argentine Tango and either a Ballroom or Latin dance.


First to perform were Chris Hollins and Ola Jordan - dancing the Rumba.

I thought it was brilliant.

One judge said 'no improvement from week 1'! But a good routine. Another said, not enough moves. Other comments were - good entertainment, good chemistry but he didn't showcase his dancing.

The couple scored a total of 38 points.

For their second dance they performed the Argentine Tango.

Another good performance.

The judges said a good effort but he has to relax. Another said he loved the choreography. They said it was good, lot's of emotion with some good lifts and good chemistry between them.

The couple scored a total of 42 points.

This gave them a grand total of 80.


Second to perform were Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna dancing the Argentine Tango.

A good performance.

The judges said she went a little wrong and it could have been sharper but it was good. They thought her nerves showed but her footwork was good.

The couple scored a total of 42 points.

For their second dance they performed the American Smooth.

A good performance.

The judges said she was doing well. It was simple, classy and elegant. They loved it. One said 'fabulous'.

The couple scored a total of 50 points.

This gave them a grand total of 92.


Last couple up were Ricky Whittle and Natalie Lowe dancing the Waltz.

A great performance.

The judges said beautifully executed. Good leading and good posture. Smooth, romantic and elegant. Good comments all round.

The couple scored a total of 47 points.

For their second dance they performed the Argentine Tango.

It was fantastic.

The judges said they loved it, it was amazing. The timing and the musicality was perfect. Sexy, hot and passionate.

The couple scored a total of 49 points.

This gave them a grand total of 96.

This made them top of the leader board.


Votes were finally counted and the couple with the lowest score and therefore leaving the competition were Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna.

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