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Sunday 1 March 2015

Natalie sets standard with tango

Natalie Gumede and Artem Chigvintsev's tango got a perfect 10 from Bruno Tonioli.
Natalie Gumede and Artem Chigvintsev's tango got a perfect 10 from Bruno Tonioli.

Former Coronation Street star Natalie Gumede set the standard in tonight's Strictly Come Dancing.

The actress and her partner, Artem Chigvintsev, scored 37 out of 40 - including a perfect 10 from panellist Bruno Tonioli - for their "fabulous" tango.

Commenting on her long purple dress that looked like his favourite Quality Street chocolate, head judge Len Goodman called it a "truly quality performance".

Bruno said: "For me you set off like the Tango Express. Destination: the final. For me it was fabulous."

Craig Revel Horwood, however, criticised the positioning of Gumede's left arm and said: "I thought the whole thing lacked a little bit of drama, to be honest."

But Darcey Bussell told her: "Ignore Craig. For me, I loved that classic tango."

With just four weeks left and only eight couples remaining, the judges told host Sir Bruce Forsyth they would be less forgiving on the contestants as the competition intensifies.

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