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Charlie Baker wins Let's Dance

Comedian Charlie Baker and Emmerdale star James Thornton have been crowned kings of Let’s Dance For Comic Relief, beating bookies favourite Russell Kane to the trophy.

The pair tap-danced their way to victory in tailcoats and top hats as they performed the classic Puttin' On The Ritz.

Judge Louie Spence told them: ‘They were knocking out clean beats. You had great fluidity and your rhythms were great.’

Here is their dance:

Kane came second with his drag version of Beyonce's Crazy In Love in his racy orange dress.

Mighty Boosh star Noel Fielding reprised his version of Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights, with Julian Barratt making an appearance at the end dressed as Heathcliff.

Similarly, Ade Edmondson was joined by Rik Mayall for the last moments of his version of the Dying Swan from the ballet Swan Lake. Mayall dropped a comedy 1tonne wright on his comedy partner to kill him off.

Judge Miranda Hart joked: ‘Ade and I were at the Royal Ballet together. I've let myself go but you've still go it.’

The first dancers to learn they hadn’t won were the 80s pop supergroup comprising Toyah Wilcox, Limahl, Claire Grogan and Chesney Hawkes, who performed Greased Lightnin’, quickly followed by Katie Price, who danced to Queen’s I Want To Break Free.

The dance show raised more than £1million or Comic Relief.

Here is how the results were announced:

Published: 13 Mar 2011

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