Ellie Taylor: Who is the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 contestant and what is she famous for?

Comedian Ellie Taylor is one of this year’s contestants Be sure to come dance.

Though best known for comedy, the 38-year-old has also had a diverse career as a presenter, actress and writer.

Originally from Brentwood in Essex, Taylor began modeling after being discovered as an intern.

Deciding that wasn’t for her, she began doing stand-up comedy in her mid-twenties, citing comedians like Victoria Wood as early influences.

Since then, Taylor has appeared in several television series, including 8 out of 10 cats, Mock the Week and Plebs.

She has also presented shows including Make out, marry, avoid? and did hosting for a while heart radioregularly fill in for Emma Bunton.

Taylor is a regular Live in the Apollo and has appeared both as a performer and as a presenter.

Outside of comedy and acting, her debut bookmy child and other mistakes, was released in 2021 and recently became one Sunday times Best seller.

Taylor continues to compete Strict with Johannes Radebe.

As for her dance experience, Taylor said, “I retired from tap and ballet dancing when I was seven, so apart from doing some kind of Macarena mini-disco with my kid on European holidays, no!”

Taylor and partner Johannes Radebe

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Speaking of whether she prepared for it in any way Strict, she said: “Most of the time I just panic and stare at a wall and wonder what on earth I’ve done! I was also watching old episodes which was helpful in trying to get me into the right mindset.

“But I feel like it Strict is a bit like having a child. You can imagine how it could be, but you won’t really know how wild it is until it starts. So basically this is just my crowning glory at the moment!”

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Taylor and Radebe scored 28 points in the first live show with their quick step to “I Am What I Am”. By week two, their Paso Doble landed them about halfway in the rankings, and by week three, they were third from bottom with their Cha Cha Cha.

The comedian danced the Viennese waltz in week four, earning an overall score of 30.

The following week, Taylor danced the tango to the theme accidentand ended up with 29 points.

Week seven wasn’t Taylor’s biggest; She was visibly upset after receiving negative feedback from the judges for her rumba and received a score of 22.

Taylor’s Charleston in week eight led Anton Du Beke to say she would be a great musical theater star, leaving her with a 31 score.

Be sure to come dance continues every Saturday.

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