Strictly Come Dancing 2011: Russell Grant voted off as Holly Valance handed a lifeline

Off he shoots! Russell Grant finally bids Strictly goodbye as Holly Valance gets handed a lifeline

Time to say goodbye: Russell Grant and his partner Flavia Cacace were finally voted off Strictly tonight

Time to say goodbye: Russell Grant and his partner Flavia Cacace were finally voted off Strictly tonight

Positive atitude: Russell said after the result was announced

Positive atitude: Russell said after the result was announced “Every show Ive done has been a highlight, its been fantastic”

Last dance: The judges and presenters gave Russell and Flavia a standing ovation as they took to the floor for the last time

Last dance: The judges and presenters gave Russell and Flavia a standing ovation as they took to the floor for the last time

Tough competition: The pair were up against popular couple Holly Valance and Artem Chigvintstev

Tough competition: The pair were up against popular couple Holly Valance and Artem Chigvintstev in the bottom two

Tense moment: The couples waited to hear their fate after the dramatic Wembley showdown

Tense moment: The couples waited to hear their fate after the dramatic Wembley showdown

Relief: Holly Valance said that she was fully

Relief: Holly Valance said before the result was announced that she was fully “in the Strictly bubble” now, and would be heartbroken if she had to leave

A comforting hug: Holly and Artem were clearly thrilled to be safe for another week

A comforting hug: Holly and Artem were clearly thrilled to be safe for another week

Pleasant surprise: Anita Dobson had feared the worst after her Samba to Queen

Pleasant surprise: Anita Dobson had feared the worst after her Samba to Queen”s Don”t Stop Me Now with partner Robin Windsor was labelled “muddy” by Craig on last night”s show

The sky

Iconic moment: Len Goodman said that Russell”s cannonball entrance would go down in Strictly history

Peek-a-boo! Bruno said that he had nearly

Peek-a-boo! Bruno said that he had nearly “bust a gut” during this part of Russel and Flavia”s performance last night

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”

The entertainment: James Morrison appeared to sing his new single Up featuring Jessie J

The entertainment: James Morrison appeared to sing his new single Up featuring Jessie J

Fabulous foursome: Il Divo turned up to perform their new song Time To Say Goodbye

Fabulous foursome: Il Divo turned up to perform their new song Time To Say Goodbye

Reunited: After they were parted by Artem Chigvintsev

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

Nearly there: Bruno described Holly as a

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