Strictly's Halloween show is no fright night

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Strictly Come Dancing has got off to a spooktacular start tonight, with three scarily good performances.

The celebrities and their dancing partners are taking to the dancefloor to present Halloween-themed routines tonight, but the opening numbers were far from a fright night.

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Louise impressed tonight (BBC)

First up were Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton, who danced a comic book-themed Charleston as The Joker and Harley Quinn, which went down a storm with viewers and judges alike.

Next up, Judge Rinder gave a typically dramatic performance with Oksana Platero of a paso doble in butterfly attire.

People can't believe how well Judge Rinder is taking to this ballroom stuff.

And making it a hat trick of brilliant dances were Claudia Fragapane and AJ Pritchard, with a bewitching American smooth to Little Mix's Black Magic.

Gymnast Claudia impressed as ever, making it a tough act to follow for the rest of the celebrities.

The competition is really hotting up now - who will make the final?