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Strictly 2021: Craig Revel Horwood takes sarcastic SWIPE at Anton Du Beke over Katie McGlynn errors

Strictly Come Dancing’s second live show on Saturday got off to a fiery start as Craig Revel Horwood took a sarcastic swipe at fellow judge Anton Du Beke for failing to spot Katie McGlynn’s mistakes during her Jive with partner Gorka Marquez.  

Former Coronation Street star Katie, 28, took to the floor this week to perform a Jive to Good 4 U by Olivia Rodrigo and while she gave it her all, Craig spotted a fair few mistakes and told off his co-star for failing to pick up on the errors. 

The drama comes amid reports Strictly bosses had reportedly grown ‘frustrated’ that Katie’s filming schedule for Hollyoaks have conflicted with her strict dance training. 

Oh dear! Strictly’s Craig Revel Horwood took a sarcastic swipe at fellow judge Anton Du Beke for failing to spot Katie McGlynn’s mistakes during her Jive with partner Gorka Marquez on Saturday

After Shirley and Motsi gave their verdicts on the dance and pointed out Katie’s mistakes, Anton revealed he didn’t see the errors as he remarked: ‘Luckily for you, I didn’t actually notice the mistakes. 

‘I might have been jotting something down so you might have got one passed me.

‘I enjoyed the performance and your acting – you’re a fine actress. You brought that to the performance.’

Savage: Anton was told off by Craig for not noticing the Corrie star's errors during her routine

Savage: Anton was told off by Craig for not noticing the Corrie star’s errors during her routine

Didn't see: Former Corrie star Katie, 28, took to the floor this week to perform a Jive to Good 4 U by Olivia Rodrigo. But while she gave it her all on the dancefloor, Craig spotted a fair few mistake and told off his co-star for failing to pick up on the errors

Didn’t see: Former Corrie star Katie, 28, took to the floor this week to perform a Jive to Good 4 U by Olivia Rodrigo. But while she gave it her all on the dancefloor, Craig spotted a fair few mistake and told off his co-star for failing to pick up on the errors

However, Craig didn’t appear impressed by Anton being distracted, quipping: ‘Anton you need to keep a watchful eye, darling! A little note there for Anton’.

His comments were met with boos from the audience, while Anton laughed off the dig. 

Then listing his own slew of criticisms, Craig called out Katie for having ‘no retraction’ being ‘stompy’ having no sharpness or stamina, finishing off his rant by adding: ‘You were flagging by the end.’

Picking up on Craig’s scathing swipe, Claudia later quipped as Katie and Gorka arrived to get their scores: ‘First things first, can somebody get Craig some chocolate?’

Keep dancing: The drama comes amid reports Strictly bosses had reportedly grown 'frustrated' that Katie's filming schedule for Hollyoaks have conflicted with her strict dance training

Keep dancing: The drama comes amid reports Strictly bosses had reportedly grown ‘frustrated’ that Katie’s filming schedule for Hollyoaks have conflicted with her strict dance training

Whoops: After Shirley and Motsi gave their verdicts and pointed out Katie's mistakes, Anton then remarked: 'Luckily for you, I didn’t actually notice the mistakes

Whoops: After Shirley and Motsi gave their verdicts and pointed out Katie’s mistakes, Anton then remarked: ‘Luckily for you, I didn’t actually notice the mistakes

Harsh: However, Craig didn't appear impressed by Anton being distracted, quipping: 'Anton you need to keep a watchful eye, darling! A little note there for Anton', with his comments met with boos from the audience while Anton laughed off the dig

Harsh: However, Craig didn’t appear impressed by Anton being distracted, quipping: ‘Anton you need to keep a watchful eye, darling! A little note there for Anton’, with his comments met with boos from the audience while Anton laughed off the dig

Katie and Gorka were rewarded 21 points out of a possible 40. 

It comes as Strictly are reportedly ‘frustrated’ over the star’s Hollyoaks filming commitments clashing with her rehearsals for the show. 

The soap siren is currently juggling her role playing Becky Quentin on the Channel 4 soap with gruelling rehearsals for the BBC dance show alongside professional partner Gorka.

Scathing: Then listing his own slew of criticisms, Craig called out Katie for having 'no retraction' being 'stompy' having no sharpness or stamina, finishing off his rant by adding: 'You were flagging by the end'

Scathing: Then listing his own slew of criticisms, Craig called out Katie for having ‘no retraction’ being ‘stompy’ having no sharpness or stamina, finishing off his rant by adding: ‘You were flagging by the end’

Verdict: Katie and Gorka could only watch on as Craig criticised Anton before moving onto their routine

Verdict: Katie and Gorka could only watch on as Craig criticised Anton before moving onto their routine

Strictly Come Dancing: Week Two Leaderboard 

Sara Davies and Aljaz Skorjanec – Foxtrot to Dream A Little Dream Of Me by Cass Elliot – 34

Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin – Yes Sir! That’s My Baby by Firehouse Five Plus Two – 34 

AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington – Foxtrot to Tears Dry On Their Own by Amy Winehouse –  31

John Whaite and Johannes Radebe – Starstruck by Years & Years – 31

Rhys Stephenson and Nancy Xu – Cha Cha to Reach Out I’ll Be There by ​​Human Nature – 30

Robert Webb and Diane Buswell – Tango to La Cumparsita by Machiko Ozawa – 27

Dan Walker and Nadiya Bychkova – Paso Doble to Giant by Calvin Harris – 26

Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice – Salsa to Cuba by The Gibson Brothers – 26

Judi Love and Graziano Di Prima – Samba to Get Busy by Sean Paul – 25

Ugo Monye and Oti Mabuse – Quickstep to Bring Me Sunshine by The Jive Aces – 25

Greg Wise and Karen Hauer – Couple’s Choice routine to If You Could Read My Mind by Ultra Naté – 23

Katie McGlynn and Gorka Marquez – Jive to Good 4 U by Olivia Rodrigo – 21

Adam Peaty and Katya Jones – Quickstep to Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet – 19

Nina Wadia and Neil Jones – Tango to Would I Lie To You? by Eurythmics – 18

 

However, it’s said Strictly bosses are unimpressed the star’s filming at Hollyoaks’ Liverpool studios are cutting into her vital dance training, with it reported ‘tensions are rising’ backstage. 

A source revealed to The Sun: ‘Tensions seem to be rising as the actor struggles to juggle her two major commitments.

‘There is no suggestion that Katie herself is to blame. She is being pulled in one direction by Hollyoaks and in the other by Strictly.’

Conflicts:It comes as Strictly are reportedly 'frustrated' over the star's Hollyoaks filming commitments clashing with her rehearsals for the show (pictured with Gorka Marquez)

Conflicts:It comes as Strictly are reportedly ‘frustrated’ over the star’s Hollyoaks filming commitments clashing with her rehearsals for the show (pictured with Gorka Marquez)

They added of the former Coronation Street star: ‘But there’s no doubt she is exhausted by her schedule and she isn’t getting in as much practice as she would like with Gorka, who’s even arranged rehearsal sessions in Manchester to make life easier for her.’ 

When contacted by MailOnline a Hollyoaks spokesperson said: ‘Earlier this week exterior scenes were delayed by wet weather. 

‘We then rescheduled a scene so Katie could attend her training. We will all be rooting for her tonight.’

MailOnline have contacted Strictly representatives for comment. 

Busy bee: The soap siren is currently juggling her role playing Becky Quentin on the Channel 4 soap with gruelling rehearsals for the BBC dance show alongside Gorka

Busy bee: The soap siren is currently juggling her role playing Becky Quentin on the Channel 4 soap with gruelling rehearsals for the BBC dance show alongside Gorka 

The TV star, who resides in Manchester, at present spends a large proportion of her week in Liverpool filming scenes as Becky – a role which she landed in June this year – before travelling back down south for the Strictly live shows at weekends.

Last weekend, the Rochdale-born beauty finished in the middle of the table with 22 points following her and Gorka’s fiery tango. 

However, Strictly representatives have made it clear that the blame doesn’t lay at Katie’s door in the situation, with a spokesperson telling the publication: ‘The suggestion that Strictly production is disappointed in Katie for any reason is categorically untrue.’

Uh oh: However, it's said that Strictly bosses are unimpressed that the star's filming at Hollyoaks' Liverpool studios are cutting into her vital dance training, with it reported that 'tensions are rising' backstage

Uh oh: However, it’s said that Strictly bosses are unimpressed that the star’s filming at Hollyoaks’ Liverpool studios are cutting into her vital dance training, with it reported that ‘tensions are rising’ backstage

Issues: 'Tensions seem to be rising as the actor struggles to juggle her two major commitments. There is no suggestion that Katie herself is to blame'

Issues: ‘Tensions seem to be rising as the actor struggles to juggle her two major commitments. There is no suggestion that Katie herself is to blame’

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