Balls has demonstrated his dad dancing at past Labour Party events
'It would be nice if Anton or Karen Hardy took over'
'It is an honour being part of the wonderful Strictly Come Dancing family and I’m looking forward to my last series very much and to whatever comes next'
If Brian Cox really cared about kids learning about space, he’d show his bottom in snug spandex
'My husband and children would kill me'
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No major programme passed the seven million viewer mark this year for the first time
The Wanted singer saw off competition from soap actresses Kellie Bright and Georgia May Foote
Strictly Come Dancing, Mrs Brown's Boys and Doctor Who will all have festive specials
'That story you created, that intimacy, it was so real, it was really well done'
He faced Jamelia in the dreaded dance-off
It is the highest scoring dance of the competition so far
A bit of non-sexist, non-racist bad language never hurt anyone
Ofcom have said "bollocks" can be used before the watershed in some circumstances