From an underwhelming Cha Cha Cha in week one, to a fierce and fabulous Paso Doble over the weekend – Chris has surprised audiences up and down the country with his determination and development.
As the comedian hints at a possible Oliver-themed routine for Saturday, November 30, we are calling for you to get involved in our Vote Chris campaign. Here’s how …
How you can back our campaign for Chris Ramsey and Karen Hauer to win the Strictly Glitterball trophy
Print out a copy of our logo and take a “Vote Chris” selfie and send it in to us on social media or via email along with a message for the comedian and his partner.
Don’t forget to use #VoteChris and #TeamChrisRamsey if you’re sharing on social. You can email your pictures and messages of support to [email protected] and we will share the best.
What Gazette readers have said so far
His progress, to taking home two nines in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, has been just unbelievable.
This is what Gazette readers had to say following his outstanding routine this weekend.
Deborah Anne Swan: “Absolutely brilliant, love watching the effort and commitment he is putting in to every routine. A real non-dancer who is already our winner. Well done Chris and Karen, keep on climbing!”
Brenda Stephenson: “The power of Geordie voters, well done Chris!”
Yvonne Langley: “And so he should be he’s amazing come on Chris.”
Dean Knight: “I'm loving the dancing every Saturday if he gets to the final we need a huge big screen in the town centre so the whole town of South Shields can go out and support him.”
Sandra Wilson: “Hope you win, even if you don't we all love you.”
How social media has reacted to Chris and Karen's success
Our man has been getting a lot of love on Twitter and Instagram – and quite rightly so!
As Sunday's results were announced, here is what Twitter users had to say:
Siobhan said: “You're amazing Chris! Getting better and better every week thanks to Karen's amazing teaching! You two make a great pair, work hard this week and I'm sure you'll be semi finalists.”
Penny said: “So happy for you, and all the other dancers. As you are all now dancers. You surprise me every week from the guy who couldn’t dance in front of anyone.”
Karen Ratcliffe said: “Everyone at The Customs House feels like proud parents! Our boy continues to make us all so proud man.”
Fiona Gunn said: “You’ve become my favourite. Not just because of the amazing progress you’ve made, but your personality, your humour, and the fact I can’t help but smile with you.”
Sofie said: “I am SO proud of you Chris you deserve this so much you have done nothing but get stronger each week. You ARE a dancer and you are amazing.”