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Strictly Come Dancing's Stacey Dooley 'Nearly Threw Up' After Hearing Muscle Tear In Rehearsals

By Ash Percival

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However, Stacey confirmed she is now well enough to perform her street commercial dance with partner Kevin Clifton on Saturday.

So far, the pair have sailed through the competition, scooping their highest score yet in last week’s live show, which saw her channelling Jodie Whittaker for a ‘Doctor Who’-inspired Tango.

The performance saw Stacey briefly taking over as lead in the routine, a first for a ‘Strictly’ Tango, and a nod to Jodie’s appointment as the first woman to play The Doctor.

Stacey is not the only celebrity to injure herself ahead of this week’s competition, as BBC newsreader Kate Silverton is also recovering after “stripping” the muscle from her rib.

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ continues on Saturday at 7.05pm on BBC One.


Jay McGuiness’s Jive

This was the moment the former Wanted singer cemented himself as the favourite to win the 2015 series, and it was only week three (!)

Jake Wood’s Salsa

EastEnders’ used car salesman Max Branning turned into an overnight sex symbol with this Samba to ‘Mambo No. 5’ in 2014.

It was just a pity his partner lifted the choreography from her stint on ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’YouTube

Alesha Dixon’s Cha-Cha-Cha

When Alesha Dixon performed his show-stopping routine on series five, we were convinced she was about to become the next Beyoncé. Instead, she later became the next Arlene Phillips, replacing the veteran on the panel.


Sophie Ellis Bextor’s Charleston

The Charleston was a fairly new dance to ‘Strictly’ when S.E.B took it on in 2013. And despite it only being week two of the competition, she and partner Brendan Cole bagged a whopping 36 points for the routine.


Danny Mac’s Samba

Danny and Oti’s 2016 routine still makes us come over a bit funny. Let’s put it this way – if it was any hotter, it would have been on literal fire.

Abbey Clancy’s Waltz

2013 champ Abbey wowed the judges with this beautiful waltz in week one of the competition, and brought it back for the final, where they scored a perfect 40 and lifted the glitterball trophy.


Jill Halfpenny’s Jive

If you can remember as far back as series two in 2004 (!), you’ll no doubt remember this knockout performance from Jill and partner Darren Bennett.


Lisa Riley’s Samba

We don’t think anyone has ever had as much fun as Lisa and Robin Windsor did performing their Samba on the show in 2012.


Caroline Flack’s Charleston

Cazza’s Turkish interpretation of the Charleston cemented her as the favourite to win in 2014. She also performed the dance again in the final, which eventually saw her crowned winner.


Kara Tointon’s Argentine Tango

Given the sexual tension in this performance, it’s no wonder Kara and Artem Chigvintsev announced they were an item shortly afterwards.

Louis Smith’s Showdance

Not only did Louis Smith capture a lot of attention with his toplessness, but his dancing was pretty good in this too.

Matt Di Angelo’s Salsa

Matt went from Dean Wicks to snake hips with his performance of the Salsa in series five in 2007.

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