Mike Bushell to attempt paso doble in bid to avoid fresh Strictly dance-off

Mike Bushell will attempt a paso doble to Tamacun by Rodrigo y Gabriela on Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night after surviving the dance-off for a third week in a row.

The BBC Breakfast star will take to the dancefloor with partner Katya Jones in the hopes of impressing the judges and viewers at home after ending up in the bottom two week after week.

Meanwhile Karim Zeroul and partner Amy Dowden, who topped the leaderboard on Saturday night, will take on the Viennese waltz to Give Me Love by Ed Sheeran, while Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse will perform a salsa to Let’s Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams.

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Karim and Amy will do a Viennese waltz (Guy Levy/BBC)

Alex Scott will be hoping her partner Neil Jones is recovered from injury in time to perform a jive to Let’s Twist Again by Chubby Checker, after dancing with Kevin Clifton for the last two weeks, while Emma Barton and Anton Du Beke will do a couple’s choice dance (theatre/jazz) to Right Now by the Pussycat Dolls.

Michelle Visage and Giovanni Pernice will do an American Smooth to I Just Want To Make Love To You by Etta James, while Saffron Barker and AJ Pritchard will do a waltz to Ellie Goulding’s cover of Elton John’s hit Your Song and Chris Ramsey and Karen Hauer will tango to 2wei’s version of Destiny’s Child anthem Survivor.

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Michelle and Giovanni will do an American Smooth (Guy Levy/BBC)

The celebrity who gets the boot this week will miss out on a chance to appear in the show’s Blackpool special next Saturday.

Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC One on Saturday at 6.50pm.