The Blackpool illuminations are glittering faintly in the distance, but one couple will be knocked out of the competition just before Strictly’s annual trip to the land of donkeys, sticks of rock and kiss-me-quick hats.

All the competitors are desperate for a seat on the coach, and we’re really hoping fan favourites Greg Rutherford and Natalie Lowe make it.

Although Greg may not be as naturally gifted as front-runners Danny, Louise and Ore, the Olympic long-jumper has won us over with his determination, enthusiasm and flashes of brilliance on the dancefloor.

The Tower Ballroom extravaganza wouldn’t be the same without him… Come on, Greg, wow those judges!