Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman host as the couples dance twice. After performing their own routine, all seven pairings compete in the lindyhopathon.
After the drama of Blackpool, only seven couples return to the Strictly studio as the battle for the glitterball trophy continues. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman host as the couples dance twice. In a Strictly first, after the couples have performed their own routine, all seven couples return to the floor together to compete in the lindyhopathon. Lindy hop is a swing dance style, inspired by jazz, tap, breakaway and charleston. Who can dance the best lindy hop and give themselves the chance to win extra points from the judges? It could turn the leaderboard on its head and improve their chances of getting through to the quarter-finals.