Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Dani Harmer needs to show 'spark' to get a ten!

Dani Harmer (Strictly Come Dancing)

Craig Revel Horwood has told Dani Harmer she needs to show spark to get her first ten on Strictly Come Dancing 2012.

The Tracy Beaker star has proved to be the dark horse of the competition, one of the favourites to win now having originally been tipped for an early exit.

The petite actress has so far struggled to break her top score of 36, yet to get a single ten from any of the judges.

Speaking It Takes Two this week, Craig Revel Horwood said Dani needed to show a bit more spark in her performances to boost her marks.

He explained: “I am waiting for that spark, that thing that you can’t decide.”

Speaking to Zoe Ball, Craig went on: “I want her to go out on the edge, I want her to be a little bit more dangerous that’s all. "

The weekend saw Dani and pro partner Vincent Simone performing a Viennese Waltz to That’s Amore by Dean Martin, which Craig awarded nine points to.

But while Craig branded Dani a "phenomenal dancer", he insisted she still had a little bit of work to do.

"It’s a beautiful routine, she is a fantastic and phenomenal dancer, I just want to see her walk the tightrope a little bit more," he said.

This weekend will see Dani and Vincent going for their first ten once again, but it seems they're having a tough time focusing on the training!

Tweeting from rehearsals yesterday, Dani said: "Had the most fun training session ever today!! @vincentsimone is probably the funniest person I have ever met!! Xxx "

This week Strictly Come Dancing is on Saturday 8th December at 6.50pm with the results show on Sunday 9th December at 7.20pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

The remaining six celebrities will be taking on the show's first ever dance fusion challenge, dancing two different dance styles in the same routine.

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