For this year’s Strictly Come Dancing competition our favourite judges are back – along with a new face!
Darcey Bussell will join Strictly Come Dancing judging panel for 2012. She guest-judged last year and obviously the producers liked what they saw! Darcey is a Prima Ballerina so I’m sure she’ll be looking for smooth lines, musicality and good shaping – probably!
Head judge Len Goodman is a professional dance judge and teaches Ballroom and Latin dancing in his dance school in kent. He got into dancing when he injured his foot playing football and he was told that it would never heal enough to play professionally. Len has presided over all four series of Strictly so far.
Bruno Tonioli is one of the top choreographers in the film industry, as well as being a trained dancer. He has choreographed film such as Enigma, Ella Enchanted, and has worked with numerous recording artists such as Michael Jackson, Tina Turner and Freddie Mercury. He recently won the television programme, Dance X, where he was pitted against long-time friend Arlene Phillips. Watch out Arlene!
Craig Revel Horwood
Criag Revel Horwood, Mr Nasty But Nice, is an Australian dancer, choreographer and theatre director. Behind that sneer, Craig is a talented choreographer, picking up two Lawrence Olivier Award Nominations for Best Choreography in West End musicals. Craig’s bark is worse than his bite; how can we resist that smile: welcome back Craig!