Series 3 Warm Up: When Ellie Met Oti

Hello! It’s the middle of the summer but the dancing never stops. Ellie went to give Oti’s new dance class Shake It a try. We gave everything a good shake for 2 glorious hours, then sat down for a bit of a chat about the joy of teaching, the Strictly year and the importance of a good bra.

Oti’s classes are on Eventbrite

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S2E13: Fifty Shades of Wrong

It’s the shortest show of the Strictly year and we’re off to the musicals, darling. We’re also very cross about the animosity towards two of our leading ladies in various dark corners of the internet, so buckle in.

Also covered:

  • Mollie King’s playlist for her crush 
  • The difference between a sticky wicket and a shoogly peg
  • For some reason we bring up the mild childhood trauma that is Philip Schofield as Joseph
  • Christine in Phantom never getting her gusset out
  • We imagine the horror of a 50 Shades Musical
  • The weirdest training VT ever

S2E11: You *Can* Get Cappucinos In The North

Blackpool time comes around again and we begin by deconstructing the iconography and symbolism of Northernness as displayed in Strictly.

– Which podcast team member hasn’t actually seen Strictly Ballroom?
– 90s memories flood back with Debbie’s alleged samba
– Deep confusion about Davood’s Paso
– An in-depth discussion of acid house fashion
– A highly recommended google image search string

With Ellie, Ann, Emily and Lisa