THEY are the fab four who have the power to turn household names into dancefloor superstars. Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke have their scoring paddles poised, ready to welcome the Class of 2022 to Strictly.
As BBC One prepares to launch the 20th series tomorrow, Felicity Cross asks the judges to reveal their favourite contestants, most memorable performances and dream dance partner.
Shirley: 'it’s not always the best dancer that delivers the entertainment factor' YOU would think that head judge Shirley Ballas’s favourite contestants are those with stunning choreography or impeccable footwork.
But the fun-loving queen of Latin dance has a soft spot for comedy acts such as clumsy MPs Ann Widdecombe and Ed Balls. Shirley, 62, joked: “Anton Du Beke and Ann Widdecombe’s samba was just iconic.Read more on thesun.co.uk