Strictly stars hoping to hit the right note with dances in musicals week


Danny Mac will have one night only to impress the judges in this weekend's Strictly Come Dancing quarter-final to score another perfect 40.

The soap star and his professional partner, Oti Mabuse, will be hoping to top the leaderboard again as they perform a tango for musicals week.

Danny and Oti have scored full marks twice (BBC)
Danny and Oti have scored full marks twice (BBC)

The couple will dance to the song One Night Only which was performed by Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson in the 2006 hit Dreamgirls.

Edging ever closer to them in second spot on the leaderboard is Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton, who will dance the quickstep to The Deadwood Stage from Calamity Jane.

Strictly Come Dancing
Louise and Kevin (BBC)

Sports presenter Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton will perform a foxtrot to Pure Imagination, which was first performed by the late Gene Wilder in 1971´s Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.

Gymnast Claudia Fragapane will tackle a salsa to the Lion King's I Just Can't Wait To Be King, while Judge Rinder will be doing a samba to Oh! What A Night from hit stage show Jersey Boys.

Claudia Fragapane and AJ Pritchard during a dress rehearsal for Strictly Come Dancing. (BBC)
(Guy Levy/BBC)

Last weekend Ed Balls was sent home from the show, but his Gangnam Style dancing days are not over.

The former shadow chancellor will be taking part in the Strictly live tour which kicks off in Birmingham on January 20.