Showbusiness By Rupert Adams

Strictly Triumvirate Go Clear Of Chasing Pack

The early signs on Strictly is that there will be three contestants fighting it out for the glitter ball this year. Currently Aston Merrygold is the narrow favourite at 5/2, closely followed by Alexandra Burke 3/1 and Debbie McGee who is 9/2.


“From day one we expected both Aston & Alexandra to be at the top of the pack but Debbie continues to surpass all expectations,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.


William Hill Strictly Come Dancing: 5/2 Aston Merrygold, 3/1 Alexandra Burke, 9/2 Debbie McGee, 9/1 Gemma Atkinson,  9/1 Mollie King, 10/1 Jonnie Peacock 10/1 Joe McFadden, 12/1 Davood Ghadami, 66/1 Charlotte Hawkins, 80/1 Richard Coles, 80/1 Susan Calman, 100/1 Simon Rimmer, 100/1 Ruth Langsford, 100/1 Brian Conley