Ed tipped for London stage!

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The ex-Labour MP and part­ner Katya Jones be­came fan favourites on the dance con­test, with their an­i­mated moves and in­ven­tive chore­og­ra­phy tak­ing them to week 10 of the com­pe­ti­tion. said: “I was hooked on Strictly. I think he was ev­ery­thing we need right now – not tak­ing your­self too se­ri­ously.

“He put joy back into our cul­ture for a few weeks and he made politi­cians seem real.”

Asked if he could star in his own pro­duc­tion, Fried­man joked: “Ed will Balls: The Mu­si­cal be the head­line!

“If I was do­ing the sort of show where there was some­thing for Ed Balls to do, I wouldn’t hes­i­tate. I’d cast him in a heart­beat.

“I adored his spirit. I even voted for him and I’ve never voted in my life be­fore.”

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