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Week four of Strictly Come Dancing changed into full of tassels, torsos and a few tears as the massive name contestants safe deeper into competition mode.
On Saturday (14 October), the 13 closing couples performed a fluctuate of dance routines, from emotional Viennese waltzes to a fierce paso doble.
At the top of the leaderboard this week is Layton Williams, a TV and musical theatre star, and his professional partner Nikita Kuzmin. Their intelligent and warranted cha-cha to Whitney Houston’s 2009 song “Million Dollar Invoice” impressed all four judges, and won them three nines and a 10 from Motsi Mabuse, to variety a closing rating of 37.
Co-host Claudia Winkleman then published that their performance marks the earliest 10 awarded to a cha-cha in Strictly’s 21-season history.
Closely at the back of them is another of this season’s frontrunners, faded EastEnders star Nigel Harman. Along with professional partner Katya Jones, he performed a salsa and bought an overall rating of 33.
In the meantime, at the other cease of the scale is comic Eddie Kadi and his partner Karen Hauer, with 24 out of 40. Even supposing they performed near the top of the leaderboard final week for their couple’s determination freestyle, inspired by the film Males in Murky, their American Refined this week didn’t elicit the same pleasure from the judging panel.
At the very backside is Paralympian Jody Cundy and his professional partner Jowita Przystał, who obtained a rating of 19 for their salsa.
Right here is that this week’s leaderboard in beefy, with the individual marks from judges Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse, Shirley Ballas and Anton Du Beke:
Layton and Nikita: 37 (9 + 10 + 9 + 9)
Nigel and Katya: 33 (8 + 9 + 8 + 8)
Adam and Luba: 32 (8 + 8 + 8 + 8)
Amanda and Giovanni: 31 (7 + 8 + 8 + 8)
Angela Rippon: 31 (8 + 7 + 8 + 8)
Bobby and Dianne: 30 (7 + 7 + 8 + 8)
Annabel and Johannes: 29 (7 + 7 + 7 + 8)
Ellie and Vito: 28 (7 + 7 + 7 + 7)
Zara and Graziano: 28 (7 + 7 + 7 + 7)
Angela and Carlos: 28 (7 + 7 + 7 + 7)
Krishnan and Lauren: 28 (6 + 7 + 7 + 8)
Eddie and Karen: 24 (4 + 7 + 6 + 7)
Jody and Jowita: 19 (3 + 5 + 5 + 6)
The outcomes demonstrate will air on Sunday 15 October at 7.15pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, that comprises a performance from soul and musical theatre star Beverley Knight.