RICKY WHITTLE

Actor

While at school, Ricky was a keen sportsman, but injury led him to go to university to study Law as a career path should the professional sportsman career not come to fruition. While at university, he began modelling, and after winning a role on the Sky One drama Dream Team, he left university to pursue and acting career. In 2006, he joined the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks, playing the part of Calvin Valentine.
Ricky will be competing in the seventh series of Strictly Come Dancing, where he will dance with new Strictly professional and former Australian Dancing With The Stars champion, Natalie Lowe. Read Ricky's blog (including Strictly updates) here.

 

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores Total
      CraigLenAleshaBruno  
2 Waltz It Is You (I Have Loved) 8 9 8 8 33
2 Rumba Stepping Stone 8 8 8 8 32
3 Paso doble Spanish Gypsy Dance 8 9 9 9 35
4 Salsa Dancing Machine 8 8 8 8 32
5 Viennese Waltz How Can I Be Sure? 8 9 10 9 36
6 Samba Good Lovin' 8 8 8 8 32
7 Quickstep Down With Love 9 10 10 10 39
8 Tango You Really Got Me 8 9 9 9 35
9 Jive Rip It Up 8 9 9 9 35
10 American Smooth Over The Rainbow 9 8 10 9 36
11 Rock'n'Roll Hound Dog 7 8 8 8 31
11 Viennese Waltz Piano Man - - - - 9
Christmas 2009 Quickstep Jingle Bells 8 9 10 9 36

*A competitive group Viennese Waltz was introduced in series seven, for which the judges gave a single combined score for each couple.

Week Dance Song CraigDarceyLenAleshaBruno Total
12 Foxtrot Too Marvellous For Words 9 9 10 10 10 48
12 Cha cha cha Sunshine Of Your Love 9 10 9 10 9 47
13 Waltz Kissing You 9 9 10 9 10 47
13 Argentine Tango Verano Porteno 9 10 10 10 10 49
14 Quickstep Down With Love 10 10 10 10 10 50
14 Lindy Hop Sing, Sing, Sing 8 8 9 9 9 43
14 Cha cha cha Sunshine Of Your Love 9 10 9 10 10 48
14 Show dance Last Dance 10 9 10 10 10 49

 

Final - Quickstep

 

 

Final - Lindy Hop

 

Final - Cha cha cha

 

Final - Show dance

 

Week 13 - Waltz

 

Week 13 - Argentine Tango

 

Week 12 - Cha cha cha

 

Week 12 - Foxtrot

 

Week 11 - Rock'n'Roll

 

Week 10 - American Smooth

 

Week 9 - Jive

 

Week 8 - Tango

 

Week 7 - Quickstep

 

Week 6 - Samba

 

Week 5 - Viennese Waltz

 

Week 4 - Salsa

 

Week 3 - Paso doble

 

Week 2 - Rumba

 

Week 2 - Waltz