Strictly 2017 Winners Joe and Katya – it was the Viennese Waltz that seemed to capture the public’s vote.
Joe McFadden and his partner Katya Jones have lifted the glitterball trophy and been crowned champions in the final of Strictly Come Dancing.
The former Holby City actor beat finalists Alexandra Burke, Gemma Atkinson and Debbie McGee to win the 2017 series.
The 42-year-old became the oldest champion in the show’s history.
The couples each danced three times and the winner of the 15th series was decided by a public vote.
The public took a liking to the dancing couple because their routines were creative and inventive.
Joe has turned from being an actor to a professional dancer. His skill in both professions are exceptional
It was a grand final which featured top-scoring dances from three of the four contestants – only Atkinson missed out.
McFadden and Jones performed the final dance of the series, a Charleston, and claimed a perfect score of 40.
He finished second on the leaderboard, one point behind singer Burke, with McGee and Atkinson third and fourth respectively, but topped the public vote.
McFadden said he did not expect to win “in a million years, it feels completely surreal”.
His partner Jones said: “You did it, you are so brilliant.”
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