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Strictly Come Dancing on SABC 3

By admin
29 August 2013

Zakeeya Patel & Ryan Hammond; Thapelo Mokoena & Hayley Bennet; Graeme Richards & Lindsey Muckle; and Lalla Hirayama & Grant Esterhuizen are through to the semi-finals while dance-off supremos Mpho Popps and Nombulelo Hlathi are the latest casualties from Strictly Come Dancing and were eliminated after they lost a fierce and unforgiving dance-off against Graeme Richards & Lindsey Muckle.

Although competition favourite Lalla Hiriyama and Grant Esterhuizen did not participate in this week’s episode, competition rules allow them to proceed to the semi-final round. “Having trained every single day for the last week to learn her 2 dances, between 8 – 9 hours a day, Lalla is absolutely devastated to be missing out on this week’s show”.

The dance floor was the scene of intense dancing as couples had to tackle both the lively and rhythmical Brazilian Samba and the fast, powerful and syncopated Quick Step.

Zakeeya Patel and Ryan Hammond took to these like a duck to water. The judges were unanimous that the couple never fails to disappoint. The duo is described as dynamic, the dancing was spectacular and they still managed to keep it all under control.

The consistently fantastic duo of Thapelo Mokoena and Hayley Bennet continued to captivate and wow the audience with their performances. Their Quickstep was out of this world and through the roof with a spiderman theme.

Reeling from a less than satisfactory performance last week, Graeme Richards and Lindsey Muckle upped the game, charmed the judges and put on an impressive Quickstep. While the judges pointed out Graeme’s dance weaknesses, they did commend him for effort on the Samba.

Catch Strictly Come Dancing on SABC 3 Wednesdays from 20:00 to 22:00.