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Strictly Come Dancing: Motsi Mabuse returns to the jury after a two-week isolation break


Motsi Mabuse returned triumphantly to the Strictly Come Dancing jury on Saturday evening after a two-week break.

The 39-year-old television personality cut a glamorous figure in a satin metallic floral dress when she told hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman she was delighted to be back in the studios after isolating herself in Germany.

Meanwhile, HRVY, 21, and Janette Manrara, 37, made history when the couple got a perfect score for the first time in week six. The judges praised her for her “incredible” pair selection routine.

She is back! Motsi Mabuse returned triumphantly to the Strictly Come Dancing jury on Saturday evening after her two-week break

Claudia, 48, marked Motsi's return and said: “A big welcome back to Motsi, we've missed you. How does it feel to be back? "To which the South African dancer replied:" You know how nice it was to watch on the couch from home, but you know what there is nothing better than being here. I love you so much thank you guys.

Anton Du Beke stepped in to take on the role for two weeks after Motsi had to be isolated due to an emergency trip to Germany.

The South African dancer caught a flight after her dance school was "targeted" and worked with police to "solve the crime".

Perfect Score: Meanwhile, HRVY, 21, and Janette Manrara, 37, made history when the couple achieved a perfect score for the first time in week six and the judges praised them for their “incredible” pair selection routine

Perfect Score: Meanwhile, HRVY, 21, and Janette Manrara, 37, made history when the couple achieved a perfect score for the first time in week six and the judges praised them for their “incredible” pair selection routine

Gorgeous: 39-year-old Motsi cut a glamorous figure in a satin floral dress when she told hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman that she was delighted to be back in the studios after having to isolate herself in Germany

Gorgeous: 39-year-old Motsi cut a glamorous figure in a satin floral dress when she told hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman that she was delighted to be back in the studios after having to isolate herself in Germany

HRVY and Janette received a standing ovation when Craig described their lyrical Couple & # 39; s Choice routine from Coldplay as a "sky full of stars". He added, "Brilliant, absolutely amazing."

While Shirley told Janette that this is "by far the most amazing Couple's Choice choreography I've ever seen".

Motsi said, “What a night to return to. Unbelievable & # 39 ;.

Impressive: While Shirley told Janette that it is "by far the most amazing couple's choice choreography that I have ever seen". Motsi said, “What a night to return to. Unbelievable & # 39;

Impressive: While Shirley told Janette that it was "by far the most amazing couple's choice choreography that I have ever seen". Motsi said, “What a night to return to. Unbelievable & # 39;

Well done: HRVY and Janette received standing ovations when Craig described their lyrical Couple & # 39; s Choice Routine from Coldplay as a "sky full of stars". "GOAT ... Greatest Of All Time". He added, "Brilliant, absolutely amazing."

Well done: HRVY and Janette received standing ovations when Craig described their lyrical Couple & # 39; s Choice Routine from Coldplay as a "sky full of stars". "GOAT … Greatest Of All Time". He added, "Brilliant, absolutely amazing."

Writing history: Claudia told them: “You wrote history strictly, in week 6 there was never a perfect score. Craig & # 39; s first 10. You never have a perfect Janette score. And you did it in these outfits. I am so proud of you. & # 39;

Writing history: Claudia told them: “You wrote history strictly, in week 6 there was never a perfect score. Craig & # 39; s first 10. You never have a perfect Janette score. And you did it in these outfits. I am so proud of you. & # 39;

Claudia told them: “You have strictly made history, in week 6 there was never a perfect result. Craig & # 39; s first 10. You have never got a perfect result Janette. And you did it in these outfits. I am so proud of you. & # 39;

Clara, 36, and Aljaž Škorjanec, 30, opened the competition and danced the jive to the river Deep, Mountain High by Tina Turner.

The BBC presenter was hoping to get back on her feet after failing to impress the judges last week with her chief topic of samba, scoring only 18 out of 30.

Kick start of the show: Clara [36] and Aljaž Škorjanec [30] opened the competition and danced the jive to the River Deep, Mountain High by Tina Turner

Kick start of the show: Clara [36] and Aljaž Škorjanec [30] opened the competition and danced the jive to the River Deep, Mountain High by Tina Turner

Hopeful: The BBC presenter was hoping to get back on her feet after failing to impress the judges with her chief topic of samba last week, scoring only 18 out of 30

Hopeful: The BBC presenter was hoping to get back on her feet after failing to impress the judges with her chief topic of samba last week, scoring only 18 out of 30

Mistake: But due to nervousness, Clara unfortunately made a number of mistakes, which resulted in points being docked when the judges cast their vote

Mistake: But due to nervousness, Clara unfortunately made a number of mistakes, which resulted in points being docked when the judges cast their vote

Review: Shirley said, & # 39; What a way to open the show, it was a bit of a hit and miss. Some parts that you made were excellent, there were these few mistakes. I'm so sorry for you, but you tried your best. & # 39;

Review: Shirley said, & # 39; What a way to open the show, it was a bit of a hit and miss. Some parts that you made were excellent, there were these few mistakes. I'm so sorry for you, but you tried your best. & # 39;

Unfortunately, due to nervousness, Clara made a number of mistakes which resulted in points being docked when the judges cast their vote.

Shirley said, 'What a way to open the show, it was a bit of a hit and miss. Some parts that you made were excellent, there were these few mistakes. I'm so sorry for you, but you tried your best. & # 39;

Motsi added: “It's true, we saw the flaws but I honestly had goosebumps but there were special moments, you let go. You started great, the right amount of energy. & # 39;

Craig said Clara did a lot better than last week, but it still "went terribly wrong".

Clara told Claudia that she had "lost her nerve a bit, but still had fun". The judges cast their votes, with the couple scoring 19 out of 30 points.

Other dance: Jamie Laing, 32, and Karen Hauer, 38, returned to the dance floor after topping the leaderboard last week

Other dance: Jamie Laing, 32, and Karen Hauer, 38, returned to the dance floor after topping the leaderboard last week

Back to the ballroom: The couple led the tango of the Argentine orchestral group Sexteto Mayo to Tanguera, which received a standing ovation from Motsi and Shirley

Back to the ballroom: The couple performed the tango of the Argentine orchestral group Sexteto Mayo to Tanguera, which received a standing ovation from Motsi and Shirley

Improvement: The couple received an overall score of 24, a drastic improvement over their previous ballroom score of 17

Improvement: The couple received an overall score of 24, a drastic improvement over their previous ballroom score of 17

Jamie Laing, 32, and Karen Hauer, 38, returned to the dance floor after topping the leaderboard last week.

The couple performed the tango for tanguera by the Argentine orchestral group Sexteto Mayo, which received a standing ovation from Motsi and Shirley.

Motsi said: “I have to say on the couch that you are so contagious. What a contrast in yourself and you were on the ground today. The first few steps I was like Jamie, you kept it. I see an improved shoulder line, your focus, you've been on your feet a little late every now and then. & # 39;

Retro: GMB presenters Ranvir Singh [43] and Giovanni Pernice [30] wowed the audience with the American Smooth to I Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin after they had shown a sizzling show with their Argentine tango

Retro: GMB presenters Ranvir Singh [43] and Giovanni Pernice [30] wowed the audience with the American Smooth to I Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin after they had shown a sizzling show with their Argentine tango

Marriage: The couple, the subject of swirling romance rumors for the past few weeks, said they would channel a husband and wife for the dance

Marriage: The couple, the subject of swirling romance rumors for the past few weeks, said they would channel a husband and wife for the dance

Chemistry: Motsi continued to praise the connection, the partnership. You allow yourself to open up. I adore you both very much when you dance together. & # 39;

Chemistry: Motsi continued to praise the connection, the partnership. You allow yourself to open up. I adore you both very much when you dance together. & # 39;

Craig said: & # 39; The leadership was only questionable at times. I loved the concept, sharp staccato, brilliant.

Shirley: There was dramatic tension, great storytelling. You have a lovely relationship with this young lady. You have to work by taking your ear and listening to this music. The sky is the limit for you young man. & # 39;

The couple received an overall score of 24, a drastic improvement over their previous ballroom score of 17.

The GMB presenters Ranvir Singh [43] and Giovanni Pernice [30] wowed the audience with the American Smooth to I Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin after they had shown a sizzling show with their Argentine tango.

Bill Bailey, 55] and Oti Mabuse, 30, lived in the '80s group Blondie one way or another, but the judges were unfazed after the comedian made some mistakes

Bill Bailey, 55] and Oti Mabuse, 30, lived in the '80s group Blondie one way or another, but the judges were unfazed after the comedian made some mistakes

Artist: Bill pretended to paint a portrait of Oti during the routine

Artist: Bill pretended to paint a portrait of Oti during the routine

The couple, who have been the subject of swirling romance rumors for the past few weeks, said they would channel a husband and wife for the dance.

Ranvir was praised by Shirley for her solo piece. She said she was the best female character in the competition the judges have seen so far.

Motsi went on to praise the connection, the partnership. You allow yourself to open up. I really adore you both when you dance together. & # 39; Ranvir and Giovanni walked away with a score of 24 and placed them on the leaderboard alongside Karen and Jamie.

Bill Bailey, 55] and Oti Mabuse, 30, lived in the '80s group Blondie one way or another, but the judges were unfazed after the comedian made some mistakes.

When Craig expressed his criticism of the dance as "stomping a bit" he was interrupted by Anton Du Beke, who was booing.

He said, "Is that Anton booing from the sheep suite, darling, laughing? Tess said:" He wasn't alone. "

Craig added, "I'm sorry Anton, you're not up here any more," to which he received a chorus of boos, and joked, "That's more like that!"

Bill also got a score of 24 after Shirley told him she would have to deduct points because of his mistakes.

His saying: When Craig criticized his criticism of the dance as something "stomping", he was interrupted by Anton Du Beke, who booed

His saying: When Craig criticized his criticism of the dance as something "stomping", he was interrupted by Anton Du Beke, who booed

Laughter: He said: "Is that Anton who booed from the sheep suite, darling?" Sorry Anton, but you are no longer up here. & # 39;

Laughter: He said: "Is that Anton who booed from the sheep suite, darling?" Sorry Anton, but you are no longer up here. & # 39;