Strictly fans in hysterics as Bruno Tonioli FALLS OFF his chair

Strictly Come Dancing: Fans are left in hysterics after Bruno Tonioli FALLS OFF his chair… as Ashley Roberts breaks down in tears after nailing THAT Dirty Dancing lift

Strictly Come Dancing fans were left in hysterics on Saturday night as Bruno Tonioli fell off his chair.

Taking to Twitter in droves, viewers were to gush about the hilarious moment, which interrupted Craig Revel Horwood’s critique of Dr Ranj and Janette Manrara.

It came as Strictly’s famous Movie Week kicked off in spectacular fashion, with the fourteen remaining couples dancing to some of cinema’s most iconic tracks – from Dirty Dancing to La La Land.

It’s here! Strictly Come Dancing fans were left in hysterics on Saturday night as Bruno Tonioli fell off his chair during the star-studded Movie Week

Too funny: Fans were in hysterics from the offset, after Bruno Tonioli fell off his chair while judging Dr Ranj

Here he is! Dr Ranj and Janette had just performed a quickstep to the Aladdin classic Prince Ali

Not-so good: The fast-paced routine earned a mixed response from the judging panel, with just 20 points out of 40

Bruno was sent flying from his chair in disagreement to Craig branding Ranj’s posture ‘poor,’ leading the cutthroat judge to quip ‘can I continue now?’

Dr Ranj and Janette had just performed a quickstep to the Aladdin classic Prince Ali, with the This Morning star taking on the role of the classic character.

The fast-paced routine earned a mixed response from the judging panel, with Craig branding the dance ‘poor’, and Shirley saying he needed to work on his top line while in hold for ballroom dances.

This led to a disappointing score, earning just 20 points out of 40.

Stunning: Meanwhile Ashley Roberts was left close to tears after leaving the judges shell-shocked with her version of the iconic Dirty Dancing routine with Pasha Kovalev

She did it! Nailing the famous lift, the judges were stunned by her version of the iconic scene, with Darcy branding it ‘fearless’

Meanwhile Ashley Roberts was left close to tears after leaving the judges shell-shocked with her version of the iconic Dirty Dancing routine with Pasha Kovalev.

Nailing the famous lift, the judges were stunned by her version of the iconic scene, with Darcy branding it ‘fearless.’

She added: ‘I have done that lift in many shows and I know what you need to produce, it’s not about placing, it’s about the determination. Everything was clean you ticked all the boxes for me thank you.’

Bruno added: ‘That was brilliant and so clever, you managed to take a few steps from the movie but you never ever copied it. That last lift, the way you hit every accent event when your were in the air, is purely sensational.’

Their dance led the pair straight to second-top of the leaderboard with 35 points out of 40.

Riding high: Their dance led the pair straight to the top of the leaderboard with 35 points out of 40

Couple one: Taking to the floor first was Vick Hope and Graziano Di Prima, who performed a salsa to ABBA’s Take A Chance On Me from the musical Mamma Mia!

Taking to the floor first was Vick Hope and Graziano Di Prima, who performed a salsa to ABBA’s Take A Chance On Me from the musical Mamma Mia!

Using a scarf as a prop, the pair could have set themselves up for disaster, but luckily they managed to stay untangled.

After originally struggling with their Latin in the form of a jive, the judges praised Vick for her improvement, with Shirley saying she ‘didn’t miss a trick.’

Energetic: After originally struggling with their Latin in the form of a jive, the judges praised Vick for her improvement, with Shirley saying she ‘didn’t miss a trick’

She said: ‘You came in your nailed your lifts, you didn’t miss a trick, your recovery from the tricks was very very good, what an improvement this week!’

Bruno branded it ‘the ultimate salsa inspired by a feel good movie,’ while Craig said he would liked to have seen more basic salsa. 

Their solid dance earned 27 points out of 40. 

Up next was Blue’s Lee Ryan and Nadiya Bychkova, who were hoping to bounce back after being in the dance-off last week.

Back in time: Up next was Blue’s Lee Ryan and Nadiya Bychkova, who were hoping to bounce back after being in the dance-off last week

Struggling: Sadly the dance did not go down well with the panel, with Craig saying ‘it was full of camp mincing around,’ and they finished at the bottom of the leaderboard

Sadly their cha-cha-cha to The Power Of Love’ from Back To The Future seemed to be sending them back in time, as the panel admitted it lacked the basic steps.

Craig said: ‘The basic wasn’t clean you weren’t getting on the leg actually, for me it was just full of camp mincing around actually,’ while Bruno added: ‘It wasn’t a blockbuster but it wasn’t a flop either.

‘I think you worked extremely hard, it had a lot of content, at some times you hit some really good positions and good line, it wasn’t that bad.’

This led the duo to earn their lowest score to date, with just 19 points out of 40 leaving them at the bottom of the leaderboard.


Sensual: Kate Silverton delivered an incredibly sultry routine as the cartoon icon Jessica Rabbit, dancing a foxtrot to Why Don’t You Do Right’ from Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Doing well: The performance went down a storm with the panel despite the newsreader stumbling as she took to the stage

Kate Silverton delivered an incredibly sultry routine, clad in a red wig as the cartoon icon Jessica Rabbit, dancing a foxtrot to Why Don’t You Do Right’ from Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

The performance went down a storm with the panel despite the newsreader stumbling as she took to the stage.

Bruno gushed: ‘Stunnerama! Even the stumble you made it part of the choreography. That shows you what it is to be a performer. Slow foxtrot is so difficult to maintain, you made it hypnotising. Stunning.’

And while Craig did note that she made a slight error, he said there was ‘a lot to like about that routine,’ and that it was ‘sultry and sexy.’

The performance earned 29 points out of 40.

BANANA! After a lacklustre cha-cha-cha last week, Stacey Dooley was next up, hoping to wow with a jive dressed a Minion along with partner Kevin Clifton

Incredible: Dancing to Pharrell’s Happy, Stacey left the judges stunned with her improvement, storming to the top of the leaderboard with 32 points out of 40

After a lacklustre cha-cha-cha last week, Stacey Dooley was next up, hoping to wow with a jive dressed a Minion along with partner Kevin Clifton.

Dancing to Pharrell’s Happy, Stacey left the judges stunned with her improvement, leading Shirley to say: ‘That put us in a happy place that is a major breakthrough for you, it’s not easy to keep up with the King Of Jive I think you just became his queen.’

After Craig agreed, Darcy added: ‘You have this wonderful carefree action, you bring your knees up really high! What can I say I loved it!’

The couple stormed to the top of the leader-board, with 32 points out of 40. 

Back to school: Up next was Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell, who after two weeks of energetic Latin, were hoping to prove they could also nail a ballroom

Great: It was another solid score for the pair, earning 26 points out of 40

Up next was Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell, who after two weeks of energetic latin, were hoping to prove they could also nail a ballroom.

Dancing an American Smooth to Breaking Free from High School Musical, the couple proved they could also wow in hold, with Bruno gushing: ‘Another night of surprises. You’re definitely not just a one trick pony, you can do ballroom, you have a natural instinct for the music, you take the phrasing of the dance right from the right beat.’

Agreeing that he needed to work on tucking in his behind, Craig added: ‘Your posture did let you down, smoother in the whole feel I love watching you dance, and that little bottom -what there is of it – was sticking out – so you need to tuck that baby in!’

It was another solid score for the pair, earning 26 points out of 40.


Does whatever a spider can! Hoping to make his children proud, cricket star Graeme Swann was dressed as the iconic superhero Spiderman, performing with Oti Mabuse

Jaw-dropping: Their hard work paid off, with a massive 31 points out of 40. Strictly Come Dancing pros perform magical Harry Potter routine

Hoping to make his children proud, cricket star Graeme Swann was dressed as the iconic superhero Spiderman, performing with Oti Mabuse to the famous theme tune.

The pair even replicated the iconic upside-down kiss scene from the 2002 film, and the judges were impressed to see the the routine.

Darcy said: ‘That was a super comeback, and you look wonderful in an all-in-one. That was impressive!’

Bruno added: ‘From zero to superhero, keep it up for the sequel next week, we are used to your magic bring it on!’

Their hard work paid off, with a massive 31 points out of 40.

Doing well: Katie Piper also proved that her confidence was on the up, as she performed a foxtrot with Gorka Marquez to La La Land’s City Of Stars

Blockbuster: In a massive boost from last week, they scored 22 out of 40 as Craig praised Katie’s improvement in the musicality

Katie Piper also proved that her confidence was on the up, as she performed a foxtrot with Gorka Marquez to La La Land’s City Of Stars.

Shirley gushed: ‘You did so well, you really quite moved me today, the music was quite beautiful, you came down and you didn’t make any mistakes and I think it’s time now you can push yourself to do more of the dancing.’

Craig added: ‘It was a bit of a tentative start however I do believe because you’ve had problems musically in the past, there is a breakthrough with your musicality.’

In a massive boost from last week, the pair scored 22 out of 40. 

Dynamic: Seann Walsh was on a mission to impress after his jive with Katya Jones last week went awry, so a Paso Doble to the Matrix Theme seemed the perfect fit

Seann Walsh was on a mission to impress after his jive with Katya Jones last week went awry, so a Paso Doble to the Matrix Theme seemed the perfect fit.

With some incredible slo-motion – and the help of a dramatic flying sequence – judges and viewers couldn’t believe how much the comic had changed.

Craig praised: ‘Profound, powerful, impassioned darling, strong, masculine and I might even go as far to say hot!’

New man: With some incredible slo-motion – and the help of a dramatic flying sequence – judges and viewers couldn’t believe how much the comic had changed

Shirley added: ‘Absolutely slick, sheer brilliance when it comes to the choreography. Who would’ve thought that a comedian could come out here and focus. 

‘This was from your heart, you are the dark horse and come into this competition. This week you’ve nailed it!’

Doubling their Week 2 score, the dynamic duo earned 30 points out of 40. 


Gonna live forever! Oozing 80s chic was Lauren Steadman with AJ Pritchard, as they performed a cha-cha-cha to Fame from the appropriately titled classic film

Oozing 80s chic was Lauren Steadman with AJ Pritchard, as they performed a cha-cha-cha to Fame from the appropriately titled classic film.

After admitting she had struggled with the dance during training, the judges admitted she needed to ‘overdance’ the sell it more.

Bruno advised: ‘You have it all at your disposal, sell the dancing, sell the character believe in yourself. When you go and have interaction with your partner, don’t have that veil there. Never be hesitant, believe in yourself.’

Craig also said: ‘It’s a bit lacklustre, you need to think of over-dancing, you need a lot more attack in this, you’ve got everything there to do this dance, but it’s not kicking in.’

The dynamic duo scored 20 points out of 40.

Sensational: And the show kicked off in style with a professional dancers delivering a sensational routine in honour of the boy wizard Harry Potter

Jaw-dropping: The routine began in the famous Harry Potter world before moving to the Elstree studio

And the show kicked off in style with a professional dancers delivering a sensational routine in honour of the boy wizard Harry Potter, complete with AJ taking flight in a mock Quidditch flight.

Fans of the iconic book and film series went wild for the routine, with some branding it the ‘best opening ever.’ 

One wrote: ‘That Harry Potter opening! LOVED IT!’

Another added: ‘THAT WAS MAGICAL!’ 

Amazing: Fans of the iconic book and film series went wild for the routine, with some branding it the ‘best opening ever’

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