Strictly's Laura Whitmore and Giovanni Pernice have a "beautiful" waltz lined up this week

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Strictly Come Dancing's Laura Whitmore and Giovanni Pernice are working on a "beautiful" waltz for Saturday night.

The pair are going after Daisy Lowe and AljaĆŸ Skorjanec. They topped last weekend's scoreboard with their emotional performance of the same dance.

Laura had opened the first live show of the series, dancing the Cha Cha with pro partner Giovanni.

She admitted on It Takes Two tonight: "I have never been more nervous or petrified before hand. I couldn't talk and I always talk. I always talk and talk and talk. But before the show I was [zipped]."

And Laura said of her first time on the Strictly dancefloor: "There was one bit where I had to look the judges in the eye. I was trying to aim for Darcy and her lovely face but I looked at Craig and I saw his face. I forgot for a second where I was."

This week Laura and Giovanni will be dancing the Waltz to 'If I Ain't Got You' by Alicia Keys and it has the potential to be amazing.

Giovanni said: "It's been really, really good in training, she's been really good.

"I'm waiting for the Waltz because it's going to be really really beautiful."

And Laura herself added: "I'm surprised, I've obviously never danced before, I'm surprised I like waltzing."

Strictly Come Dancing 2016's live shows continue this Saturday at 6:20PM on BBC One.

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