PICTURES! Strictly Come Dancing 2018 semi-final performances

Here are all the pictures from tonight's Strictly Come Dancing 2018 semi-finals.

It was the penultimate the weekend of live shows and the final four couples each danced two routines for the first time this year.

Hoping to bounce back from a second week in the dance off, Ashley and Pasha had the Paso Doble to Spectrum (Say My Name) by Florence + The Machine and also danced the American Smooth to Ain’t That A Kick In The Head by Dean Martin.

Lauren and AJ performed the Samba to Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation and Tango to Nutbush City Limits by Tina Turner.

The current favourites to win, Stacey and Kevin danced the Charleston to Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue by Spike Jones as well as a Viennese Waltz to You’re My World by Cilla Black.

Faye and Giovanni performed the Samba to I Go To Rio by Pablo Cruise and the Argentine Tango to La Cumparsita by Machiko Ozawa.

Finally, Joe and Dianne danced an Argentine Tango to Red Right Hand by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and the Viennese Waltz to This Year’s Love by David Gray.

Strictly judges Shirley Ballas, Dame Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood all gave their views and made their scores.

Come the end of the night, Alexandra Burke was on top of the scores again with a total of 79 marks, dropping just one point.

Meanwhile Lauren Steadman was last in the judges' rankings with 54 points for her two routines after finding the weekend's two dances tough going.

Who was your favourite on Strictly Come Dancing 2018 tonight? Tweet us @tellymix!

Don't forget that Strictly is back on Sunday night on BBC One for the latest results show as the four finalists are confirmed.

Plus, there will also be a spectacular musical performance from global superstars, Little Mix.

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