Chizzy was one of eight performers who won the BBC Talent Initiative in 2002 that lead to her first role on the BBC in the sitcom 15 Storeys High.  Her acting career has seen her play roles in television programmes including EastEnders, The Inbetweeners and Silent Witness as well as on stage in The Vagina Monologues, before she took on the role of heart surgeon Mo Effanga in Holby City in 2012.

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Chizzy will be taking part in the fifteenth series of Strictly and is partnered with Pasha Kovalev

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores TotalLeaderboard
1 Cha cha cha Boogie Fever 4 5 6 6 21 8th (15)
2 Foxtrot I'm A Woman 3 5 4 4 16 10th (15)

Chizzy's Best Bits


WEEK 1 - Cha cha cha

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