Strictly Come Dancing (series 2)

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Strictly Come Dancing (series 2)
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 8
Broadcast
Original channel BBC One
Original run 23 October 2004 – 11 December 2004
Additional information
Celebrity winner Jill Halfpenny
Professional winner Darren Bennett
Series chronology
← Previous
Series 1
Next →
Series 3

The second series of Strictly Come Dancing premiered 23 October 2004 on BBC One. Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly returned to present the main show on BBC One, while Claudia Winkleman presented a new spin-off show called Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two on BBC Two. Series 1 winner Natasha Kaplinsky filled in for Daly during the first five weeks due to maternity leave. Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Arlene Phillips returned to the judging panel.

The winner was actress Jill Halfpenny along with her dancing partner Darren Bennett.

Couples[edit]

The ten professionals and celebrities that competed were:

Celebrity Known for Professional Partner Status
Quentin Willson Motoring journalist & television presenter Hazel Newberry Eliminated 1st
on 24 October 2004
Carol Vorderman Countdown presenter Paul Killick Eliminated 2nd
on 31 October 2004
Esther Rantzen Journalist & television presenter Anton du Beke Eliminated 3rd
on 6 November 2004
Diarmuid Gavin Garden designer & television presenter Nicole Cutler Eliminated 4th
on 13 November 2004
Sarah Manners Casualty actress Brendan Cole Eliminated 5th
on 20 November 2004
Roger Black Olympic sprinter & sports presenter Camilla Dallerup Eliminated 6th
on 27 November 2004
Aled Jones Christian music singer & television presenter Lilia Kopylova Eliminated 7th
on 4 December 2004
Julian Clary Stand-up comedian Erin Boag Third Place
on 11 December 2004
Denise Lewis Olympic heptathlete Ian Waite Runner-Up
on 11 December 2004
Jill Halfpenny EastEnders actress Darren Bennett Series Winners
on 11 December 2004

Scoring Chart[edit]

Couple Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Jill & Darren 1 27 32 35 34 35 32+36=68 29+37=66 34+40=74
Denise & Ian 2 31 32 25 30 32 34+33=67 35+36=71 38+33=71
Julian & Erin 3 19 27 27 20 24 28+27=55 24+21=45 29+23=52
Aled & Lilia 4 29 27 32 25 30 29+27=56 27+30=57
Roger & Camilla 5 25 22 25 29 23 22+19=41
Sarah & Brendan 6 28 23 31 29 23
Diarmuid & Nicole 7 12 12 14 17
Esther & Anton 8 24 16 16
Carol & Paul 9 22 20
Quentin & Hazel 10 8
     indicates the couple eliminated that week
     indicates the couple that was in the bottom two that week but not eliminated
     indicates the couple withdrew from the competition that week
     indicates the winning couple
     indicates the runner-up couple
     indicates the third-place couple
Red text the couple(s) with the lowest score for that week
Green text the couple(s) with the highest score for that week
"—" indicates the couple(s) did not dance that week

Average chart[edit]

Rank by
average
Competition
finish
Couple Total Number of
dances
Average
1 1 Jill & Darren 371 11 33.7
2 2 Denise & Ian 359 11 32.6
3 4 Aled & Lilia 256 9 28.4
4 6 Sarah & Brendan 134 5 26.8
5 3 Julian & Erin 269 11 24.5
6 5 Roger & Camilla 165 7 23.6
7 9 Carol & Paul 42 2 21.0
8 8 Esther & Anton 56 3 18.7
9 7 Diarmuid & Nicole 55 4 13.8
10 10 Quentin & Hazel 8 1 8.0

Highest and lowest scoring performances[edit]

The best and worst performances in each dance according to the judges' scores are as follows:

Dance Best dancer(s) Best score Worst dancer(s) Worst score
Cha Cha Cha Jill Halfpenny 36 Quentin Willson 8
Jive Jill Halfpenny 40 Julian Clary 21
Rumba Denise Lewis
Jill Halfpenny
32 Esther Rantzen 16
Paso Doble Jill Halfpenny 37 Diarmuid Gavin 17
Samba Jill Halfpenny 35 Roger Black
Sarah Manners
Julian Clary
23
Waltz Denise Lewis 31 Carol Vorderman
Roger Black
22
Quickstep Denise Lewis 38 Diarmuid Gavin 12
Foxtrot Jill Halfpenny 34 Julian Clary 24
Tango Denise Lewis 35 Diarmuid Gavin 14

Couples' highest and lowest scoring dances[edit]

Couple Highest scoring dance Lowest scoring dance
Jill & Darren Jive (40) Waltz (27)
Denise & Ian Quickstep (38) Jive (25)
Julian & Erin Quickstep (29) Cha-Cha-Cha (19)
Aled & Lilia Jive (32) Foxtrot (25)
Roger & Camilla Foxtrot (29) Rumba (19)
Sarah & Brendan Tango (31) Rumba
Samba (23)
Diarmuid & Nicole Paso Doble (17) Cha-Cha-Cha
Quickstep (12)
Esther & Anton Waltz (24) Rumba
Tango (16)
Carol & Paul Waltz (22) Rumba (20)
Quentin & Hazel Cha-Cha-Cha (8) Cha-Cha-Cha (8)

Weekly scores and songs[edit]

Week 1

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Julian & Erin Cha Cha Cha "I'm Outta Love" 19 (4,5,5,5) Safe
Carol & Paul Waltz "Abergavenny" 22 (5,6,5,6) Bottom two
Diarmuid & Nicole Cha Cha Cha "September" 12 (2,2,4,4) Safe
Esther & Anton Waltz "Moon River" 24 (5,6,6,7) Safe
Quentin & Hazel Cha Cha Cha "Pink Cadillac" 8 (1,1,3,3) Eliminated
Sarah & Brendan Waltz "I Wonder Why" 28 (6,7,7,8) Safe
Roger & Camilla Cha Cha Cha "Get The Party Started" 25 (6,6,7,6) Safe
Denise & Ian Waltz "True Love" 31 (7,8,8,8) Safe
Aled & Lilia Cha Cha Cha "She Bangs" 29 (7,7,8,7) Safe
Jill & Darren Waltz "Weekend In New England" 27 (7,7,6,7) Safe

Week 2

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Jill & Darren Rumba "Lady In Red" 32 (8,8,8,8) Safe
Aled & Lilia Quickstep "Cabaret" 27 (7,6,7,7) Safe
Sarah & Brendan Rumba "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing' 23 (5,6,6,6) Safe
Roger & Camilla Quickstep "Mack The Knife" 22 (5,6,5,6) Safe
Esther & Anton Rumba "The Look Of Love" 16 (2,4,5,5) Bottom two
Diarmuid & Nicole Quickstep "I'll Be There For You" 12 (2,3,4,3) Safe
Carol & Paul Rumba "Truly" 20 (5,4,5,6) Eliminated
Julian & Erin Quickstep "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" 27 (6,7,7,7) Safe
Denise & Ian Rumba "My Heart Will Go On" 32 (8,8,8,8) Safe

Week 3

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Roger & Camilla Jive "Teenage Wedding" 25 (6,6,7,6) Safe
Julian & Erin Tango "Roxanne" 27 (6,7,7,7) Safe
Jill & Darren Jive "I'm Still Standing" 35 (8,9,9,9) Safe
Esther & Anton Tango "Tanguera" 16 (2,4,5,5) Eliminated
Denise & Ian Jive "Some Girls" 25 (6,6,6,7) Bottom two
Diarmuid & Nicole Tango "Por Una Cabeza" 14 (2,3,5,4) Safe
Aled & Lilia Jive "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" 32 (8,8,8,8) Safe
Sarah & Brendan Tango "Hernado's Hideaway" 31 (7,8,8,8) Safe

Week 4

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Denise & Ian Foxtrot "Let There Be Love" 30 (7,7,8,8) Safe
Sarah & Brendan Paso Doble "Bring Me To Life" 29 (8,7,6,8) Bottom two
Aled & Lilia Foxtrot "Ain't What You Do" 25 (7,6,6,6) Safe
Julian & Erin Paso Doble "Entry Of The Toreadors" 20 (4,5,6,5) Safe
Roger & Camilla Foxtrot "Why Don't You Do Right" 29 (6,8,8,7) Safe
Diarmuid & Nicole Paso Doble "L'Armor Est Un Oisaeu Rouge" 17 (3,4,5,5) Eliminated
Jill & Darren Foxtrot "All That Jazz" 34 (8,9,9,8) Safe

Week 5

Live from the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Sarah & Brendan Samba "Kiss Kiss" 23 (5,6,6,6) Eliminated
Julian & Erin Samba "Conga" 24 (5,5,7,7) Bottom two
Denise & Ian Samba "Tequilla" 32 (7,8,8,9) Safe
Roger & Camilla Samba "Whenever, Wherever" 23 (4,5,7,7) Safe
Jill & Darren Samba "Copacabana" 35 (8,9,9,9) Safe
Aled & Lilia Samba "It's Not Unusual" 30 (6,8,8,8) Safe

Week 6 Quarter Finals (Round 1)

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores
Roger & Camilla Waltz "She's The One" 22 (5,6,5,6)
Jill & Darren Quickstep "Get Happy" 32 (8,8,8,8)
Julian & Erin Waltz "You Light Up My Life" 28 (7,7,7,7)
Denise & Ian Quickstep "Sing, Sing, Sing" 34 (7,9,9,9)
Aled & Lilia Waltz "Love Ain't Here Anymore" 29 (7,7,7,8)

Week 6Quarter Finals (Round 2)

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Roger & Camilla Rumba "We've Got Tonight" 19 (3,4,6,6) Eliminated
Jill & Darren Cha Cha Cha "She's A Lady" 36 (9,9,9,9) Safe
Julian & Erin Rumba "You're Still The One" 27 (6,7,7,7) Bottom two
Denise & Ian Cha Cha Cha "Uptown Girl" 33 (8,8,8,9) Safe
Aled & Lilia Rumba "When You Say Nothing At All" 27 (5,6,8,8) Safe

Week 7 Semi Finals (Round 1)

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores
Aled & Lilia Tango "Cell Block Tango (He Had It Comin')" 27 (6,7,7,7)
Jill & Darren Tango "Objection Tango" 29 (7,8,7,7)
Julian & Erin Foxtrot "Fever" 24 (5,5,8,6)
Denise & Ian Tango "Goldfinger" 35 (8,9,9,9)

Week 7 Semi Finals (Round 2)

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Aled & Lilia Paso Doble "Malaguena" 30 (7,7,8,8) Eliminated
Jill & Darren Paso Doble "Espana Cani" 37 (9,10,9,9) Safe
Julian & Erin Jive "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" 21 (4,3,7,7) Safe
Denise & Ian Paso Doble "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" 36 (9,9,9,9) Bottom two

Week 8 Final (Round 1)

Live from the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores
Denise & Ian Quickstep "Sing, Sing, Sing" 38 (9,10,9,10)
Jill & Darren Foxtrot "All That Jazz" 34 (9,8,9,8)
Julian & Erin Quickstep "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" 29 (7,7,8,7)

Week 8 Final (Round 2)

Couple Dance Song Judges' scores Result
Denise & Ian Samba "Tequilla" 33 (8,8,8,9) Runner up
Jill & Darren Jive "I'm Still Standing" 40 (10,10,10,10) Winner
Julian & Erin Samba "Conga" 23 (5,5,7,6) Third Place

Dance Chart[edit]

Couple 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Jill & Darren Waltz Rumba Jive Foxtrot Samba Quickstep Cha-Cha-Cha Tango Paso Doble Foxtrot Jive
Denise & Ian Waltz Rumba Jive Foxtrot Samba Quickstep Cha-Cha-Cha Tango Paso Doble Quickstep Samba
Julian & Erin Cha-Cha-Cha Quickstep Tango Paso Doble Samba Waltz Rumba Foxtrot Jive Quickstep Samba
Aled & Lilia Cha-Cha-Cha Quickstep Jive Foxtrot Samba Waltz Rumba Tango Paso Doble
Roger & Camilla Cha-Cha-Cha Quickstep Jive Foxtrot Samba Waltz Rumba
Sarah & Brendan Waltz Rumba Tango Paso Doble Samba
Diarmuid & Nicole Cha Cha Cha Quickstep Tango Paso Doble
Esther & Anton Waltz Rumba Tango
Carol & Paul Waltz Rumba
Quentin & Hazel Cha-Cha-Cha

The dances performed during Series 2 were as follows:

  • Week 1: Cha Cha Cha or Waltz
  • Week 2: Rumba or Quickstep
  • Week 3: Jive or Tango
  • Week 4: Paso Doble or Foxtrot
  • Week 5 (Blackpool Week): Samba
  • Week 6: Two Unlearned Dances from Weeks 1-2
  • Week 7: Two Unlearned Dances from Weeks 3-4
  • Week 8 (Final): Favourite ballroom, favourite Latin & Showdance

Notes[edit]