Strictly fans in tears as Amy Dowden appears on show without wig

Strictly: Amy Dowden returns to show

Amy Dowden has been declared the “winner” of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing after making a surprise appearance on tonight’s show which had viewers “in tears”.

@gjp1969 echied this writing: “A bit of a tearjerker there, seeing Amy on #Strictly Such a bubbly, positive person. Hopefully on the road to recover and back to dancing soon.”

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Earlier in the day Amy had been spotted at the Elstree Studios where the show is filmed having previously made a suprirse appearace in the opening titles.

The 33-year-old is currently undergoing her fifth cycle of chemotherapy after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in the spring.

After running through the proceedings Amy, 33, cuddled up to host Claudia Winkleman, who then asked how she’d been feeling.

“I am doing really well,” the Welsh dancer revealed. “I am now half way through treatment for chemo, but can’t wait to be back with you all permanently.” As she spoke, the celebrities taking part and their professional dance partners stood behind her clapping and cheering.

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Amy appeared after Casualty star Nigel Harman and Katya Jones had opened the show to a Batman themed dance.

He is the current favourite to win this year’s show. Although he was second-favourite before last week’s show, bookies Ladbrokes slashed the odds on the former EastEnders star winning the Glitterball Trophy, and he’s now 7/4 favourite to go all the way having leapfrogged former frontrunner, Bobby Brazier who is at 3/1.

Elsewhere, Angela Scanlon and Ellie Leach are 6/1 apiece to win the series, while Amanda Abbington (8/1) is currently the only other name priced shorter than 10/1.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Nigel’s impressed judges, fans and punters alike up to this point… it’s no surprise he’s leapfrogged Bobby to head the betting after just two weeks. He’s very much the one to beat now, as far as we’re concerned.”

Strictly Come Dancing results show is on BBC One on Sunday night.

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