“She also used sarcasm versus his confidence during their interview, picking at her fingers and staring deadpan into the camera when he asked if she were excited about being paired with him. She should toughen him up if they stay in but they could be wobbly.”
Meanwhile, in third-lowest place with a score of 15 out of 20, was Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse – and Judi was particularly struck with their body language.
“Many of the pairings look odd this year in terms of things like height or age differences but the shock pairing had to be Oti and Bill Bailey,” the expert said.
“At the start these two looked guaranteed a place in next week’s dance-off, with the charismatic Oti, whom we might expect to see paired with a potential winner, as usual, looking puzzled and rather distanced from the unsmiling, poker-faced Bill.”