“I THINK it is a shame – but he left for the reasons he said,” said Lorraine Dockree, who enjoys watching the show.

“He was worried he might win because the public would continue to vote him in and there are a lot of good dancers in the contest this year.”

Holby City star Tom Chambers is her tip for winning the c ompetition.

“He is gorgeous and a good dancer,” added the Andover resident.