Ah, Strictly Come Dancing. With the final approaching this weekend, there’s everything to play for – or to dance for, in this case.
What a series it’s been! Whilst the show has been running since 2004, it shows no signs of slowing down and manages to be every bit as refreshing and enthralling as the weeks go by.
As a nation, we’re all into the festive spirit, and millions of us will tune into BBC to see the results on Saturday night. But what will go down?
Who’s Going To Win?
So, it could be either Danny Mac, Louise Redknapp, or Ore Oduba, we all know that! They’re all brilliant candidates to have reached this stage, but when it comes down to the bookies’ faves, we’re tipping Danny Mac to the top! Oddschecker point to the fact that the Hollyoaks star has got a really high Twitter following, which could really count in his favour when it comes to the public vote. He’s also topped the leaderboard seven times, compared to Redknapp’s four and Oduba’s three. However, Ore has proven his natural rhythm throughout, and has overcome confidence barriers, whilst Louise Redknapp has reached this far with her ability to perform onstage from her previous career.
Of course, when looking at the winner, you need to remember it isn’t actually all about them! They’ve all got the added benefit of amazing professional dance partners. Danny dances with Ati Mabuse, who’s performing in her second year in the competition, and she’s doing a whole lot better this year than last. Louise dances with the amazing Kevin Clifton, who’s finished as runner-up four years running. And Ore will be dancing with Kevin’s sister, Joanne Clifton, who’s only competed once before, so there’s bound to be some sibling rivalry making the competition even more exciting.
What’s Going To Go Down?
Well, Saturday will entail each finalist performing a total of three dances in the hopes of winning the public vote. One will be their favourite dance, one will be the judges’ favourite (which we won’t know until the night), and then the third will be a showdance. Everything to keep us on our toes, then! They’d best be on theirs, because Danny Mac is due to do his shirtless samba which proved such a hit in week 10, Louise is due to do her sensual Argentine Tango from week seven, and Ore is recreating his energetic jive from week four!
Interestingly, we as viewers have never seen their showdances before, so there’s that added element of surprise. The dancers and their professional partners are all feeling the heat, working harder than ever to practice. The slightest slip-up now could really cost them the entire competition!
How Can You Help Sway The Result?
You can either vote online or by phone for your winner of this year’s competition. May the best dancer win!