Strictly is a Mess

Tonight’s 2 hour Strictly marathon was seriously flawed. When they dumped Arline Philips I had my doubts. When they made it over two hours long I found myself loosing interest during the voting and getting angry at Brucy’s jokes for taking up my valuable time. When Brucy waded into the row over Anton Du Beke’s inappropriate language I thought the show had lost discipline.

Yet tonight they plumbed new depths with a half hour delay before starting, missed cues, cringe-worthy jokes about Ali and Brian’s relationship and an on air argument between Brucy and Craig about Jo Wood.

Come on BBC, tighten it up a bit. You don’t have an automatic right to people’s Saturday night.