Strictly “sensitive” performance for Audley Harrison

Strictly Come Dancing star Audley Harrison has promised fans a “sensitive” performance on this weekend’s show despite being dubbed “Shrek” by his dancing partner Natalie Lowe.

The former heavyweight boxer is performing a waltz with Natalie as their debut dance in the BBC show which all kicks off tomorrow night.

He said: “It’s a very regal dance, very elegant, so I’m hopeful that me and Natalie together will put a dance in where you get to see my strong side and my sensitive side.”

When quizzed by the BBC about being compared to a green, cartoon, Scottish Ogre by his dance partner, Audley replied “Can you imagine Shrek, me, pretty Audley with beautiful nose, smile, Shrek?

The Olympic winning 6ft 5in former heavyweight, wears a staggering size 17 shoe and is the biggest contestant yet to take to the floor in the hit BBC ballroom show!!!