Strictly Come Dancing 2011: Russell Grant is a charismatic cannonball at Wembley Arena


“Dumbo springs to mind”! Russell Grant is a charismatic cannonball as Strictly takes over Wembley Arena

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The sky”s the limit! Russell Grant kicked off his routine by shooting out of a cannon ball at Strictly”s live Wembley show

Dancing to their own beat: Bruno said that Russel

Dancing to their own beat: Bruno said that Russell and Flavia Cacace”s routine had nothing to do with the jive, but he loved it anyway

Full of energy: Even Craig was lost for words, and murmured that the performance was

Full of energy: Even Craig was lost for words, and murmured that the performance was “revolutionary”

Taking it in good humour: Even though Craig Revel Horwood said Russel reminded him of Dumbo, Russel took it with a smile

Taking it in good humour: Even though Craig Revel Horwood said Russel reminded him of Dumbo, Russel took it with a smile

Let Him Entertain You! Robbie Savage took to the stage to perform the salsa to Robbie Williams

Let Him Entertain You! Robbie Savage took to the stage to perform the salsa to Robbie Williams” classic

On home turf: Robbie was more than comfortable in the familiar setting, though Bruno thought his performance was too

On home turf: Robbie was more than comfortable in the familiar setting, though Bruno thought his performance was too “savage”

Working the catsuit: Ola Jordon bared her back in her sexy purple outfit

Working the catsuit: Ola Jordon bared her back in her sexy purple outfit

Pulled it off: Alex Jones and James Jordon took to the stage with a tango to the Frankie Goes To Hollywood classic Relax (Don

Pulled it off: Alex Jones and James Jordon took to the stage with a tango to the Frankie Goes To Hollywood classic Relax (Don”t do it)

Confidence performance: Alesha said

Confidence performance: Alesha said “From a happy-go-lucky jive to a seductive tango this week”

Reunited: After they were parted by Artem Chigvintsev

Reunited: After they were parted by Artem Chigvintsev”s injury last week, Holly Valance was back with her old partner for a fun routine to Amy Winehouse”s Valerie

Nearly there: Bruno described Holly as a

Nearly there: Bruno described Holly as a “thoroughbred who hasn”t been broken in yet”

Mixed response: Craig said it was a

Mixed response: Craig said it was a “good job” and fantastic routine, but remarked that Holly needed to find her centre

No slowing her down! Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor were up next, dancing the Samba to Queen

No slowing her down! Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor were up next, dancing the Samba to Queen”s Don”t Stop Me Now

Something lacking Craig was quite picky in his critique with the semi-finals looming

Something lacking Craig was quite picky in his critique with the semi-finals looming

Enjoyed herself: Anita clearly had a fantastic time on the Wembley dance floor

Enjoyed herself: Anita clearly had a fantastic time on the Wembley dance floor

Oozing sex appeal: Harry Judd and his partner Aliona were up next with the Salsa, which they danced to I

Oozing sex appeal: Harry Judd and his partner Aliona were up next with the Salsa, which they danced to I”m Still Standing

Hard to fault: Craig said he

Hard to fault: Craig said he “loved the routine, the lift was spectacular”, but Harry”s hips were found lacking

Ball of energy: Chelsea Healy danced the samba with her partner Pasha Kovalev to the Spics Girls hit Spice Up Your Life

Ball of energy: Chelsea Healy danced the samba with her partner Pasha Kovalev to the Spics Girls hit Spice Up Your Life

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Full of fun: Jason Donovan and Christina Rihanoff were last on, dancing the jive to Wham

Full of fun: Jason Donovan and Christina Rihanoff were last on, dancing the jive to Wham”s Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

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Youthful energy: Bruno said to Jason

Youthful energy: Bruno said to Jason “you were like an energetic spunky teenager, it was magnificent”

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