Layton Williams, Ellie Leach, and Bobby Brazier Eye Glitterball Triumph in Final Dance Battle

Strictly Finalists Ready to Compete

The much-anticipated Strictly Come Dancing final is here, with Layton Williams, Ellie Leach, and Bobby Brazier geared up for a fierce battle on the dancefloor to claim the coveted glitterball trophy.

Behind the Scenes Drama and Support

Off-stage, there’s been plenty of intrigue, including Ellie Leach and her partner Vito Coppola setting the record straight on their rumored romance pause. Leach, a Coronation Street actress, emerges as the bookies’ top favorite with odds of 1/10.

Spoilers, Feuds, and Fan Reactions

Amid the buzz, a spoiler slip by Angela Scanlon on It Takes Two left fans red-faced. Family dynamics surface as Bobby Brazier’s nan’s potential attendance is debated, while Jade Goody’s mum, Jackiey Budden, is banned from the audience, sparking controversy. However, Jack Tweed, Jade’s ex-husband, expresses her wish for her mother to watch their grandson in the final.

Final Performance Preparations and Aspirations

The final will showcase the couples’ performances across three dances, including the iconic showdance. Bobby Brazier, an EastEnders actor and unexpected finalist, shares his plans for celebration if victorious, having been a novice to the show before competing.

Recapping Dramatic Moments and Health Updates

A look back at the most dramatic moments of the series highlights surprises and controversies, from unexpected exits to injuries. Nigel Harman, despite being a favorite, had to withdraw due to a rib injury, expressing his disappointment.

Judge’s Perspective and Absences

Craig Revel Horwood sheds light on what he seeks when awarding top scores. Amanda Abbington, absent from the competition since October, sends her well-wishes to the finalists but won’t join the group dance.

Final Anticipation on Live Blog

As excitement builds for the final, fans anticipate the return of all couples on the live blog, eagerly awaiting the dance extravaganza and the crowning of the Strictly champion.

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