Byline: Rupert Christiansen
Without doubt the most bizarre and memorable aspect of this year's Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour **** is the appearance of Ann Widdecombe, partnered by Craig Revel Horwood, the judge who lambasted her performance on the BBC television show.
Here Widdecombe appears in a special comedy slot after the competition has ended - and yet again she leaves one wondering why a once-respected and serious Conservative politician should end up willingly making such a complete fool of herself.
Widdecombe herself claims she's 'just having fun', but she left me squirming with embarrassment. Dressed as a flapper girl, she enters the arena …