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Strictly’s James Bye tears up as he reveals he was ‘struggling with work’ before being on EastEnders

Strictly’s James Bye received emotional after his efficiency on Saturday evening after revealing that he was ‘struggling with work’ before being cast on EastEnders.

Following his Foxtrot to the EastEnders Theme Tune on Saturday evening, the 38-year-old actor received emotional as he mirrored on his career.

He stood beside professional accomplice Amy Dowden as he instructed Claudia Winkleman, reflecting on the 100 years of the BBC-themed dance, how vital his time on the cleaning soap has been.

Emotional: Strictly’s James Bye received emotional after his efficiency on Saturday evening after revealing that he was ‘struggling with work’ before being cast on EastEnders

Reflecting: James started in Albert Square as Martin Fowler (pictured) in October 2014 and has been a prominent face on the hit BBC One soap

Reflecting: James began in Albert Square as Martin Fowler (pictured) in October 2014 and has been a outstanding face on the hit BBC One cleaning soap

‘I was scaffolding, I was going a little bit of every little thing actually to place meals on the desk then EastEnders got here alongside and I was so proud, that is all right down to EastEnders actually.

‘It means the world truthfully to symbolize my household over there.’

‘Before the BBC gave me a contract I was struggling with work, I’ve household and youngsters and to symbolize you tonight. I put numerous stress on myself.’

James began in Albert Square as Martin Fowler in October 2014 and has been a outstanding face on the hit BBC One cleaning soap.

Home turf: In his VT ahead of the performance, the family man stood in the pub looking back on his time in the London filming location

Home turf: In his VT forward of the efficiency, the household man stood within the pub wanting again on his time within the London filming location

Giving his all: They danced outside a recreated The Queen Vic pub, where his character Martin frequents on a regular basis

Giving his all: They danced outdoors a recreated The Queen Vic pub, the place his character Martin frequents on an everyday foundation

He wore a unusual velvet leopard print black tuxedo on prime of a black shirt whereas Amy donned an off-the-shoulder orange floral ballgown.

They danced outdoors a recreated The Queen Vic pub, the place his character Martin frequents on an everyday foundation.

In his VT forward of the efficiency, the household man stood within the pub wanting again on his time within the London filming location. 

This week’s epic tribute noticed the {couples} will take to the ground to indicate off their strikes as they dance alongside to iconic songs, together with the theme tunes of Doctor Who, Casualty, EastEnders and Line Of Duty.

Recreation:

Recreation: 

The present kicked off with a gaggle quantity by the Strictly professionals and judges banding collectively to carry out to a few of the greatest BBC flagship reveals.

For the primary time ever, the {couples} have been performing to a well-recognised BBC theme tune in tribute to the BBC’s spectacular milestone. 

Tyler West and Dianne Buswell took to the ground to carry out a tango to the upbeat and quirky theme tune of Doctor Who, titled Segun Akinola.

And Will Mellor and Nancy Xu danced alongside to a Viennese Waltz to the Line Of Duty End Titles, by Carly Paradis.

Dance: He wore a quirky velvet leopard print black tuxedo on top of a black shirt while Amy donned an off-the-shoulder orange floral ballgown

Dance: He wore a unusual velvet leopard print black tuxedo on prime of a black shirt whereas Amy donned an off-the-shoulder orange floral ballgown

The Casualty theme tune was belted out by the reside band as Ellie Taylor Johannes Rabade are as a consequence of carry out a tango to the monitor by Ken Freeman.

Helen Skelton additionally paid tribute to Blue Peter, the place she was a presenter from 2008 till 2013, as she and her accomplice carried out a Charleston to the theme tune by Mike Oldfield.

Also performing a Charleston was Jayde Adams and Karen Hauer, however they confirmed off their strikes to the theme tune of BBC Comedy Victoria Wood, titled The Ballad Of Barry and Freda (Let’s Do It).

The well-recognised theme tune of The Apprentice – known as Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev’s Ballet – was additionally heard on the Strictly dance flooring as Ellie Simmonds and Nikita Kuzmin carried out a Paso Doble alongside to it.

Great show: He stood beside pro partner Amy Dowden as he told Claudia Winkleman, reflecting on the 100 years of the BBC-themed dance, how important his time on the soap is

Great present: He stood beside professional accomplice Amy Dowden as he instructed Claudia Winkleman, reflecting on the 100 years of the BBC-themed dance, how vital his time on the cleaning soap is

James’s efficiency comes after the actor insisted the Strictly Come Dancing curse is not going to come between him and his spouse Victoria.

The curse has been identified for drawing celebrities and their skilled dance companions shut collectively as they bond throughout their gruelling coaching and rehearsal schedules for the present with some changing into official {couples} by the top of previous sequence.

But former EastEnders actor James, 38, who has performed the character of Martin Fowler since 2014, says nothing will come between him and Victoria, with the couple planning to resume their wedding ceremony vows having initially married in 2012.

Match: James, who insisted he has 'got zero dance experience' before his time on Strictly this year, performs with pro Amy Dowden this series

Match: James, who insisted he has ‘received zero dance expertise’ before his time on Strictly this year, performs with professional Amy Dowden this sequence

According to the Mirror, James mentioned: ‘It’s not likely come up for us. It’s a type of issues hooked up to the present however being part of it, I genuinely do not see any of that.’

He added that it was really Victoria who inspired him to say ‘sure’ to the present after he was requested to look.

James added: ‘I’m an enormous household man, and each Victoria and I delight ourselves on placing our household first always so before I even contemplated it I needed to talk to her first.’

The display star mentioned the couple mentioned the chance for a few weeks before making a call, with James saying he needed to ensure every little thing was in place so his household was offered for before he dedicated to the present. 

Loved-up: James Bye, 38, insists the Strictly Come Dancing curse will not come between him and his wife Victoria

Loved-up: James Bye, 38, insists the Strictly Come Dancing curse is not going to come between him and his spouse Victoria

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