Ed is a former Labour MP, who was a member of the last Labour government cabinet and held the post of Shadow Chancellor from 2011 to 2015. Since losing his seat in the 2015 election, Ed has returned to his career in journalism.
Find out more about Ed at his official website: www.edballs.co.uk
Read more about Ed on his Wikipedia page: Ed Balls
Ed is taking part in Series 14 and first time Strictly professional Katya Jones will be teaching him to dance.
Strictly Come Dancing
|1||Waltz||Are You Lonesome Tonight?||5||5||6||5||21||15th (15)|
|2||Charleston||The Banjo's Back In Town||3||7||6||7||23||15th (15)|
|3||Samba||Cuban Pete||4||6||7||7||24||14th (14)|
|4||Paso doble||Holding Out For A Hero||2||5||5||4||16||12th (12)|
|5||American Smooth||(Is This The Way To) Amarillo||2||6||6||4||18||10th (10)|
|6||Cha cha cha||Love Potion No. 9||4||7||7||8||26||=8th (10)|
|8||Salsa||Gangnam Style||4||7||8||6||25||8th (8)|
|9||Jive||Great Balls Of Fire||4||6||7||6||23||7th (7)|
|10||Tango||(I Can't Get No) Satifaction||4||6||7||6||23||-|
|10||Cha cha challenge||I Like It Like That||6th Place||1||6th (6)|