Dance To The Music's Glasgow show fell pretty much mid-way in this UK tour of the entire 15-piece Strictly Come Dancing band, led by musical director Dave Arch – and the fun and rapport that has been built on their pretty gruelling schedule was impressive.
More of a showcase for the band (and an opportunity to sell some CDs in the foyer) than a full-on dance performance, though this did not greatly diminish the impact of the show. Three of Strictly's professional dancers (Artem Chigvintsev, Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor) were joined by Kara Tointon, a former celebrity champion, who managed to hold her own alongsde the fierce talent she was lining up with. Rihanoff should have a licence for most of her moves and Windsor played up his cheeky chappie factor to maximum effect too.
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