Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Craig Revel Horwood praises "classy" Darcey Bussell

Darcey Bussell (Strictly Come Dancing)

Craig Revel Horwood has been gushing about new Strictly Come Dancning judge Darcey Bussell.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Craig said he felt Darcey brought more class to the show than her predecessor, Alesha Dixon!

"She adds an enormous amount of class and an enormous amount of weight," Craig told the newspaper today. "She has danced all her life and you won’t get a higher accolade in the world than being a prima ballerina."

Discussing the ballet star's comments to the celebrities so far, Craig continued: “I think she has got a lot to say and is full of a little bit more goodness.

"I think that’s needed on the panel and I think you need a woman’s touch on the panel."

And Craig, who yesterday boasted about Strictly's lead over The X Factor in the weekend telly ratings, added: "I think the whole show has gone into a different realm this year and appeals to an audience who spans four decades.”


[cat c="strictly come dancing"]Strictly Come Dancing 2012[/cat] continues tonight, Saturday 10th November at 6.30pm with the results show on Sunday 11th November at 7.25pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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