He credits partner Melanie Hooper with keeping him in the game.
“We lost about two weeks laughing. But she choreographs beautifully to highlight me and what I can do and we don’t have to get scared until Thursday or Friday,” he said.
“Clearly I’m not the best dancer but a lot of people think ‘He’s just a bloke like me having a crack.’ So they can relate to that.
“I’m just a bloke who goes to the pub and has a beer like everyone else.”
After surviving another elimination last Sunday he was excited about the week leading up to tonight’s battle.
“I’ve got another week and I can’t believe it. Without a hangover,” he laughed.
“Maybe I’ll keep this as part of my routine, to not have a hangover on a Sunday!”