Seann Walsh has become the fifth celebrity to leave ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ after losing out to Graeme Swann in Sunday night’s dance off.
The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ votes to decide the lowest scoring two couples facing the dance off.
Seann and his dance partner Katya Jones performed their Viennese Waltz to ‘I Put A Spell On You’ by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, while Graeme Swann and his partner Oti Mabuse danced their Cha Cha to ‘Thriller’ by Michael Jackson.
After both couples had danced a second time the judges delivered their verdicts, with Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli all choosing to save Graeme and Oti.
Craig said: “I think both couples did the best they could possibly do and it was better than their other performances. But one couple for me had timing issues; the other couple had placement issues but the dance that I liked the most and the couple that I’d like to save is Graeme and Oti.”
Darcey added: “This is always incredible difficult and both couples made mistakes evenly. But for me I will choose the couple that had the highest performance value and that was Graeme and Oti.”
Bruno said: “It’s a hard one because both of you are far from perfect, we’re not talking Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly but I enjoy you both so I have to go with the couple that made me enjoy the evening more so I have to go for Graeme and Oti.”
Head Judge Shirley Ballas didn’t have to cast her vote but said she would have saved Graeme and Oti.
When asked by Tess about his time on the show, Seann said: “When you watch it and hear people at the end say this has been the best experience in my life I don’t think you really believe it, but this has been without a doubt the best experience of my life, probably bar the last few weeks. But generally speaking from the beginning…