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Strictly Come Dancing 2020 LIVE – HRVY gets a nine for his Viennese Waltz – and tears up after VT from his nan

no spooking

STRICTLY returns to our TV screens tonight - however much to the disappointment of fans, Halloween Week will not happen this year.

For the first time this series couples will be competing for the viewers vote, meaning the first elimination will take place.

Tonight's episode falls on Halloween but sadly the special theme won't be going ahead on screen as the series has been shortened this year.

Tess Daly will front tonight's show alongside co-host Claudia Winkleman, 48, as the new series kicks off at 7.25pm tonight.

  • LADIES IN RED

    Shirley's Glitterballs look like they're going out out tonight in that dress.

  • AND NICOLA GETS A TASTY 24

  • “SHIRLEY'S ON HER FEET. WELL, SHE WAS”

    Says Tess about Shirley watching Nicola.

    “I had goosebumps through that,” says Tess.

    Sounds like they're cutting costs at the BBC via their heating bill.

  • NICOLA'S DANCING A COUPLE'S CHOICE

    What's going on? Is this the final?

    Why are they running round waving bed sheets?

    Sorry but this is a bit Zumba class.

  • RANVIR & GIO GET A TERRIFIC 21

    Bravo, although all those sunflowers have given me hayfever.

    Or Craigfever.

  • STRICTLY REGULATIONS

    The government can take our freedom, our jobs, our sanity our social lives – but they can't take away our sequinned Saturday nights.

    Fox(trot) that.

  • WHAT'S WITH ALL THE FAMILY AND FRIEND VTS?

    Here's HRVY's nan, or Nn. Or Grndm. Or GRN.

    The lad teared up with a message from her.

    What's going on? It's not the last week is it? IS IT?!

  • HRVY WOWS THE CROWDS WITH HIS SMOOTH MOVES

    And goes in for a kiss with Janette, too. What a chancer.

    And the Tuber gets a 24 and a NINE off Motsi.

  • CRAIG GIVES JACQUI A TWO!

    And Jac gets 12. Oh dear.

    Jacqui's Samba looks like it's going to give her a Sam-BYE.

    Doesn't really work, but you get it.

  • “LIMPING ABOUT LOST AT A PARTY, DRUNK” SAYS CRAIG

    Sounds great. But Craig didn't like Jac and Anton's Samba.

    Keep her on the swing, says Craig.

    He does love swinging.

  • JACQUI GOES SHOW GIRL

    But will the feathers score higher than her?

  • AN 'EXCEPTIONAL DANCER' SAYS CRAIG

    And Maisie gets a NINE off Shirley and a fantastic 25.

    She looks like she's got a face full of dog food here, but she's smashed it.

  • MAISIE'S TANGO TURN ON

    The EE actress is wowing yet again with her twinkle toes.

    Is there no dance Tiff-Butch can do?

  • WHY IS JAMIE'S MUM DOING A VT? ODD

    And Jamie gets a much sexier than last week 17.

  • CHECK OUT JAMIE'S GOLDFISH GOB

    The Laing's done well. Now he just needs to work on his face.

    Creeping round like The Grinch, darling, says Craig.

    Laing LOL.

  • GOOD COD

    Jamie Laing looks like a goldfish dancing with his mouth open.

    I CAN'T STOP STARING AT HIS COD MOUTH.

  • JAMIE AND KAREN ARE UP NEXT

    Will the dynamic bleached duo do well?

    He's excellent at biscuits but not so good in the ballroom.

    Not Laing now…

  • AND JJ GETS A SOLID SEVENTEEN

    Meh, not the greatest of scores, but the duo have done well.

  • JJ AND AMY

    Smashing the Paso Doble.

    Doesn't he scrub up nicely?

  • BILL GETS A BEAUTIFUL 24!

    Dr Doolittle 'doos' his best and gets NINE more points than last week.

    Bill's buzzing. So's the elephant.

  • CRAIG'S CALLED BILL FANTASTIC!

    Shirley wants to kiss and hug Bill. Quick, run Bill.

    Motsi is cooing over him too.

    Let's hope the scores match the praise.

  • AND BILL'S DOING A STIRLING JOB!

    He's light on his feet, go on Bill!

    Boyfriend just rightly asked: “Why's there an elephant on the dancefloor?”

  • CLARA 'LOST HER NECK ENTIRELY'

    Says Craig. Sounds painful. And she's still standing. What a girl.

    And Clara gets a solid 17.

  • CLARA'S HALLOWEEN VIENNESE WALTZ

    I smell Halloween. I thought they weren't doing Halloween stuff?

    Complains to Offcom.

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