MARK BENTON

Actor

Actor Mark Benton started gaining acting experience on the stage with the Middlesborough Youth Theatre, before going on to study at RADA with his first break into film acting coming in the Mike Leigh film Career Girls. He has portrayed a wide range of roles on British television, and is probably best know for the ITV series Northern Lights and the BBC series Land Girls and Waterloo Road, and has recently toured the UK with the musical theatre production of Hairspray playing the iconic role of Edna Turnblad.

Mark will be taking part in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing and will be dancing with Iveta Lukosiute.

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores TotalLeaderboard*
      CraigDarceyLenBruno   
1 Tango Hernando's Hideaway 5 6 7 6 24 =8th (15)
2 Salsa Bom Bom 4 6 7 5 22 =9th (15)
3 American Smooth It Must Be Love 6 6 7 7 26 11th (14)
4 Cha cha cha U Can't Touch This 3 8 8 6 26 =8th (13)
5 Waltz Apologize 7 7 7 7 28 =7th (12)
6 Paso doble I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper 6 6 7 6 25 10th (11)
7 Rumba Goldfinger 5 6 7 5 23 8th (9)
8 Jive You Can't Stop The Beat 5 8 8 8 29 =8th (9)
9 Foxtrot It's A Beautiful Day 6 8 7 7 28 7th (8)
10 Samba I Just Can't Wait To Be King 7 7 7 8 29 7th (7)
*Leaderboard position in Week 2 is based on a combined score from Week 1 and Week 2 dances.

 

Week 10 - Samba

 

Week 9 - Foxtrot

 

Week 8 - Jive

 

Week 7 - Rumba

Week 6 - Paso doble

 

Week 5 - Waltz

 

Week 4 - Cha cha cha

 

Week 3 - American Smooth

 

Week 2 - Salsa

 

Week 1 - Tango

 

First steps

 

Introduction