Pamela Stephenson tops Strictly scores

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 17 October 2010
Pamela Stephenson

Pamela Stephenson

Pamela Stephenson topped the 'Strictly Come Dancing' scoreboard last night (16.10.10) after scoring 35 out of 40 for her rumba with dance partner James Jordan

Pamela Stephenson topped the 'Strictly Come Dancing' scoreboard last night (16.10.10).

The 80s comedienne wowed the judging panel with her dance partner James Jordan, who scored 35 out of 40 for their "mesmerising" rumba.

Judge Alesha Dixon told her: "That was so romantic, you were born to dance. Everyone in here was mesmerised."

The 60-year-old psychologist - who is married to Billy Connolly and currently works as a sex therapist - loves her time on the show and admits it has improved her confidence and sex life, despite being married for three decades.

She said: "My sex life has improved, even after 30 years of marriage."

Another female dancer to wow the panel was actress Felicity Kendal, who head judge Len Goodman has nicknamed Flexible Felicity.

The 64-year-old actress wowed the crowd with her rumba with partner Vincent Simone, and impressed with her daring moves.

Alesha said: "You are oozing sex appeal, your flexibility is incredible. I asked you last week to come out and blow me away, and you have."

Fellow judge Bruno Tonioli said: "I didn't know you could be so bendy."

Felicity was so shocked at the comments, she swore live on TV.

Meanwhile, rugby ace Gavin Henson failed to impress with his partner Katya Virshilas, as the pair earned just 22 points for their routine - a significant drop from last weekend's score of 28.

Former 'Coronation Street' actress Tina O'Brien was forced to pull out of last night's performance after falling ill with chicken pox.

However, the judges' marks only make up 50 per cent of the overall scores, and the public vote will decide who leaves tonight (17.10.10).

Full scores for last night (16.10.10):

Pamela Stephenson and James Jordan - 35

Scott Maslen and Natalie Lowe - 34

Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev - 31

Matt Baker and Aliona Vilani - 31

Felicity Kendal and Vincent Simone - 29

Peter Shilton and Erin Boag - 26

Jimi Mistry and Flavia Cacace - 25

Michelle Williams and Brendan Cole - 24

Patsy Kensit and Robin Windsor - 24

Gavin Henson and Katya Virshilas - 22

Ann Widdecombe and Anton Du Beke - 18

Paul Daniels and Ola Jordan - 16

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