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Strictly’s Molly Rainford and Fleur East appear fresh-faced as they wave goodbye to Blackpool

Strictly Come Dancing returned to screens on Saturday night for its ninth stay present, marking its epic return to the Tower Ballroom for the primary time in three years for the programme’s iconic annual journey. 

Molly Rainford and Fleur East appeared fresh-faced on Sunday morning as they left their resort in Blackpool after partying until 4am.

The CBBC presenter, 21, stood out in a daring inexperienced hoodie and matching joggers, teamed with a cream teddy coat. 

Stylish: Molly Rainford appeared fresh-faced on Sunday morning as she left their Blackpool resort in a inexperienced tracksuit after partying until 4am

Molly appeared radiant as she went make-up free, whereas scraping her blonde locks again in a neat bun.  

Meanwhile Fleur, 35, appeared fashionable in a protracted black and white coat, teamed with a denim jumpsuit.

The singer – who topped the leaderboard that evening – accomplished the look with blue trainers and waved to onlookers. 

Chic: Fleur, 35, who topped the leaderboard, looked stylish in a long black and white coat, teamed with a denim jumpsuit

Chic: Fleur, 35, who topped the leaderboard, appeared fashionable in a protracted black and white coat, teamed with a denim jumpsuit

Loved-up: Kai Widdrington and Nadiya Bychkova looked smitten as they left the hotel hand-in-hand

Loved-up: Kai Widdrington and Nadiya Bychkova appeared smitten as they left the resort hand-in-hand

Low-key: Helen Skelton cut a casual figure in a teal hoodie, skin-tight leggings and a black baseball cap

Low-key: Helen Skelton reduce a casual determine in a teal hoodie, skin-tight leggings and a black baseball cap

Kai Widdrington and Nadiya Bychkova appeared smitten as they left the resort hand-in-hand.

Helen Skelton reduce a casual determine in a teal hoodie, skin-tight leggings and a black baseball cap. 

Hamza Yassin and Johannes Radebe had been all smiles as they adopted their co-stars out of the resort.

Support: Hamza Yassin was spotted preparing to leave the city with his family on Sunday

Support: Hamza Yassin was noticed making ready to depart town together with his household on Sunday

Looking good: Johannes Radebe donned a colourful shirt and orange poncho as he waved to onlookers

Looking good: Johannes Radebe donned a vibrant shirt and orange poncho as he waved to onlookers

Cosy: Nancy Xu bundled up in a grey fur coat and a fluffy blue bucket hat

Cosy: Nancy Xu bundled up in a gray fur coat and a fluffy blue bucket hat

The present opened with a efficiency from the present’s skilled dancers, as they had been surrounded by neon indicators which learn: Blackpool is Back’ – earlier than judges Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood , Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke took to the stage to take part on the dance.

Fleur East stole the present together with her penultimate efficiency, which noticed Craig award his first ‘ten’ of the season – which means a full 40 out of 40 factors for the singer as the opposite judges adopted go well with.

While Tyler West and Dianne Buswell made a comeback as they landed in the midst of the leaderboard with 35 factors, after discovering themselves within the dance-off final week in opposition to Tony Adams, who pulled out of the competitors due to harm and saved the radio DJ.

Outing: Craig Revel Horwood cut a casual figure in a black hoodie and jacket while getting in his car

Outing: Craig Revel Horwood reduce a casual determine in a black hoodie and jacket whereas getting in his automotive

Stylish: Karen Hauer looked effortlessly chic in a black turtle neck top, trousers and knee-high boots

Stylish: Karen Hauer appeared effortlessly stylish in a black turtle neck prime, trousers and knee-high boots

Before taking to the stage, Fleur spoke emotionally on her late father, sharing that he would have ‘burst with satisfaction’ if he was right here to see it, including: ‘Everything I’m doing right here, I’m doing for him.’ 

The X Factor star went on to share that her mum and sister could be in Blackpool to assist her, after she and associate Vito Coppola topped the leaderboard final week with 39 out of 40 factors.

The pair took to the stage in sequin ensembles their Couples Choice efficiency to Destiny’s Child, which permits the celeb to carry out a dance model of their selection as soon as through the collection.

Glitz and glamour: The pair took to the stage in sequin ensembles their Couples Choice efficiency to Destiny’s Child, which permits the celeb to carry out a dance model of their selection as soon as through the collection

Jumping into Vito’s arms and wrapping her legs across the professional following the efficiency, Fleur was emotional following the routine – with Motsi and Shirley providing a standing ovation.

Craig merely kicked off the feedback with: ‘One phrase, three syllable’s starting with ‘F’, Fabulous!.’ 

While Shirley agreed: ‘It was an iconic routine that may go down in historical past, you had been completely phenomenal.’

The efficiency noticed Craig give his first ‘ten’ of the season, which means a full home for the pair as they obtained 40 out of 40 factors from the judges, kicking Helen Skelton, who scored 39 factors earlier within the present, from the highest spot.

And as they learnt their scores, Vito scooped Fleur over his shoulders right into a fireman’s elevate as they had been overwhelmed with pleasure – earlier than the digicam panned to Fleur’s mom, who was tearing up.

STRICTLY COME DANCING: WEEK 9 SCOREBOARD

Fleur East and Vito Coppola dancing their Couples Choice: 40 out of 40 factors 

Helen Skelton and Gorka Márquez dancing a Quickstep: 39 out of 40 factors  

Hamza Yassin and Jowita Przystał dancing an American Smooth: 38 out of 40 factors 

Molly Rainford and Carlos Gu dancing a Jive: 35 out of 40 factors

Tyler West and Dianne Buswell dancing a Salsa: 35 out of 40 factors 

Will Mellor and Nancy Xu dancing a Samba: 35 out of 40 factors 

Kym Marsh and Graziano Di Prima dancing a Paso Doble: 33 out of 40 factors 

Ellie Taylor and Johannes Radebe dancing an American Smooth: 31 out of 40 factors

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