Strictly Come Dancing: Shirley Ballas has revealed a huge show twist for next week’s shows [BBC]
The star revealed the news during Sunday night’s episode of the BBC ballroom competition.
Speaking to Claudia Winkleman, Shirley Ballas confirmed that the new show segment will be a “huge” challenge for the contestants.
Shirley and her co-judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli joined Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia for a debrief during the show’s annual Blackpool episode.
Speaking to the foursome, Claudia first teased the twist – revealing that it’s a series FIRST.
Strictly Come Dancing: Speaking to Claudia Winkleman, the judge revealed that all the contestants will take to the dance floor together [BBC]
“I need to ask you about next week because all our couples are taking part in a first,” the presenter said.
“All seven couple will be on the floor, taking part in a Paso Doble-thon, Shirley can you expand?”
Further explaining, Shirley revealed: “Well the Paso Doble-thon is going to be seven couples on the floor, all at the same time, so it’s going to be like a competition with them all.”
She continued: “They’ve got to watch the directions in which their moving, they’ve got to be not bumping or knocking, they’ve got to bring their Paso Dobe quality.”
Strictly Come Dancing: Shirley admitted that the routine will be a “huge challenge” for the stars [BBC]
“It’s a lot to do, it’s going to be very exciting,” Shirley added.
“A huge challenge for them!” Claudia exclaimed as Shirley nodded in agreement.
Later on in the episode, Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse became the latest pair to be eliminated from the competition.
The couple faced off against Debbie McGee and her professional partner Giovanni Pernice in the dreaded dance off.
Strictly Come Dancing: Jonnie Peacock was eliminated after facing Debbie McGee in the dance off [BBC]
And after the couples performed for their place in the competition, the judges decided it was Jonnie who should be sent home.
Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One.