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Londonbelle Report 20 Oct 2017 12:52

Bruno will not be judging on Strictly this Saturday " due to busy work schedule" :-0


MotownGal Report 20 Oct 2017 19:08

I heard that lunchtime too Belle. On Takes Two they said they would have 3 judges this week.

I wonder why they did not have a Celebrity Judge (obviously one that knows what they are talking about) this week.


Londonbelle Report 20 Oct 2017 19:09

Perhaps it was very very short notice and they didn't have time to find one :-0


MotownGal Report 20 Oct 2017 19:15

I could do it!!

;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-)


Londonbelle Report 20 Oct 2017 19:16

Quick phone the Beeb :-D :-D :-D


AnninGlos Report 20 Oct 2017 19:33

Not very good if he can’t fulfill his obligations though.


Annx Report 21 Oct 2017 13:18

You can understand people saying it shows where his priorities lie. Whatever is said about a busy work schedule, he chose to do the american show instead of Strictly. It's the way to lose his popularity.

It isn't fair to the contestants either to not have a consistent judges panel for each of the dances as the marking is likely to be affected. The judges seem to look for different things according to their own dance backgrounds, so the balance isn't there if one is missing on a show, unless they all take 1 week off.


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 21 Oct 2017 18:01

I was very disappointed in Bruno too. Perhaps he won't be back next year, if that is how important he thinks Strictly is to him. A right slap in the face for all concerned with the programme if he didn't make this clear before agreeing to sign up for this years show.

i have an uneasy gut feeling that it will be two surprise pairs in the dance-off this week (possibly Debbie and Mollie) but I'm hoping that I am wrong.

Don't know if ithas already been mentioned - Brendan went out last year on week sis, he was dancing with Anastasia and they were doing The JIVE!!

Haven't got details of previous years to hand, but hopefully it doesn't become a boggy dance for him.

looking forward to tonights viewing.


MotownGal Report 21 Oct 2017 18:13

I cannot understand how Simon is still there. His dance last week was a bit lacking, but he must be popular. I must admit I don't know who he is! Apart from what I have read since the show started.

Dreading next week with all the Halloween palarvar!



Nyx Report 21 Oct 2017 19:14

The BBC was aware before the show started that Bruno had commitments elsewhere at the same weekend missed out of 13 years of being on the show !

Obviously crossing the Atlantic every week isn't ideal, but the man has to earn a living and just doing Strictly here won't cut it.

Anyway, why is SB the ONLY judge who apparently can't even be bothered to do a bit of a twirl, let alone a dance, at the beginning of the show? I thought perhaps I'd missed it as I don't always see the show opening, but that's two weeks now she just wanders on with as much chutzpah as someone walking into the supermarket.

Claws away ;-)


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 22 Oct 2017 01:06

Thanks for the info. re Bruno Nyx. I suppose that as the first time I realised that Bruno wouldn't be judging this week was when it was announced on Friday (Takes Two), I thought that it might have been "new news" to the programme organisers too.
Now that I know that I was wrong about that, i.e., they knew before the show started, so Bruno did actually honour his commitments, I can forgive him for having one evening off.

There are still a couple of "not very good" competitors in, and I'm hoping that I'm wrong about there being only reasonable or better dancers in the dnace off and that at least one of the off "not very good ones" will be in the dance off and leave. (as long as it is not Susan!!).


MotownGal Report 22 Oct 2017 08:25

Aah Debbie was glorious!

I has to be either Simon or Brian surely?

I am loving Susan too. The sheer joy on her face when she is dancing is a sight to behold. She is in her element dancing with her hero Kevin, and putting her heart and soul into it. Sheer commitment on her part, I hope she goes a bit longer in the competition.


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 22 Oct 2017 08:45

I really hope that it is Simon or BRIAN. (Not saying who I would prefer to go)

Debbie was great, and Joe looked like he was dancing and enjoying it. Perhaps a real turning point for him.

I reckon that if Bruno had been there there wouldn't have been so many couples in last place (i.e. four!). Which might make a difference in the dance-off. But we will never know.


LindainHerriotCountry Report 22 Oct 2017 09:17

I thought Craigs’s impersonation of Bruno was great, I still can’t warm to Shirley.

I thought the dance off was correct this week, though obviously I won’t spoil it for those who prefer to wait for the pretend live Sunday show.


Londonbelle Report 22 Oct 2017 10:38

Craig seemed a lot more talkative last night and his take off of Bruno was brill :-D :-D

At the outset I didn't think I was gonna like Susan but she gets a 10 from me for energy and the look of sheer enjoyment. :-D

I like AJ and I thought their waltz was lovely :-D

Debbie was so sexy and as for her gorgeous legs....shows it's not all doom and gloom for women of a certain age:-D :-D

It's getting serious now...Simon & Brian were both entertaining BUT they should be in the dance off :-D :-D


MotownGal Report 22 Oct 2017 11:44

I think we are all agreed who should go. But what do we know? :-D :-D :-D

One thing I did notice last night was the filming. I think it was one of the waltzes, and the camera man was going with them, then against them, I almost had motion sickness. I think I would prefer some long shots, to see their feet, rather than twirling along with them.

:-) <3


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 22 Oct 2017 21:52

Enjoyed the show. (Both nights).

Very pleased with the result .


MotownGal Report 22 Oct 2017 21:53

Yes Brian was right to go. He has panto season soon, he can concentrate on that fully now.

Simon next week to go. I reckon he will be in the dance off with Ruth.

Loved Anton's pink outfit. Very 1970's.

(not that I know ANYTHING about the 1970's)

;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-)


Annx Report 23 Oct 2017 19:17

Yes, the dance off was a fair one this week. Ruth's face was a picture and I think she was sure it would be her. I don't think she's going to last a lot longer.

The standard of dancing in general seemed to have really gone up a notch this week, but is it me or are the dresses less revealing this year?

The camera men really annoy me on dance shows MTG. The times I have wanted to see the feet in a tap routine and the camera is all over the place.


MotownGal Report 24 Oct 2017 18:05

Me too Ann.

I don't want to see their freckles...............I want to see their fleckerls!

:-D :-D :-D