Barn-storming ex-MP Ed Balls wins over Strictly doubters
0 Have your say It was a barn-storming performance that even earned him the support of his former political arch-rival.
And Ed Balls’s energetic Charleston on Saturday night meant the former Morley MP survived the first knock-out of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing despite finishing bottom of the judges’ leaderboard.
The Labour politician, who lost his seat at last year’s general election to Tory Andrea Jenkyns, danced to The Banjo’s Back In Town in a routine heralded as a “comeback that Tony Blair would be proud of” by judge Bruno Tonioli.
One surprise fan was Balls’ former opposite number... read more
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