The curse of week 10 in Strictly Come Dancing: Ed Balls and other unlikely contestants seem unable to get any further

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There's something about Week 10 in Strictly Come Dancing that sees a few acts unable to get any further.

The latest casualty is Ed Balls, who got the boot from the show on Sunday night.

Strictly Ed Balls
Ed is the highlight of the week (BBC)

Historically, it's also the week that Ann Widdecombe and John Sergeant exited the competition.

Take a look at our graphic below for the details:

Week 10 seems to be the week the less serious dancers go home (PA)
Week 10 seems to be the week the less serious dancers go home (PA)

This weekend the stars will be competing in the quarter-finals as the last stretch of the show looms.