STEVE BACKSHALL

Naturalist and Television Presenter

British naturalist and wildlife television presenter, Steve Backshaw was brought up on a smallholding where his love of the natural world started. He started his television career working for National Geographic as their "Adventurer in Residence", starring as a reporter on EarthPulse. He moved to the BBC Natural History Unit, working on the children's wildlife programme The Really Wild Show among other series, and now stars in Deadly 60 where he travels around the work documenting the world most deadly predators. Steve has also three children's novels in his "Falcon Chronicles" series of adventure stories.

Steve will be taking part in the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing, and his professional dance partner will be Ola Jordan.

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores TotalLeaderboard*
      CraigDarceyDonnyLenBruno   
1 Tango Born To Be Wild 6 6 - 7 7 26 =6th (15)
2 Cha cha cha Treasure 3 6 - 6 6 21 10th (15)
3 Quickstep I Wanna Be Like You 6 7 6 7 8 34 8th (14)
4 Salsa Jump In The Line 6 7 - 7 7 27 =8th (13)
5 Waltz I Wonder Why 7 8 - 7 8 30 =6th (12)
6 Charleston Dem Bones Dem Bones 5 7 - 7 7 26 =8th (11)
7 Paso doble Use Somebody 6 8 - 7 7 28 7th (10)
8 American Smooth Rolling In The Deep 7 8 - 8 8 31 7th (9)
9 Jive Little Bitty Pretty One 4 7 - 6 6 23 8th (8)
*Leaderboard position in Week 2 is based on a combined score from Week 1 and Week 2 dances.

 

Week 9 - Jive

 

Week 8 - American Smooth

 

Week 7 - Paso doble

 

Week 6 - Charleston

 

Week 5 - Waltz

 

Week 4 - Salsa

 

Week 3 - Quickstep

 

Week 2 - Cha cha cha

 

Week 1 - Tango

 

First steps …