Dancing On Ice’s Claire Sweeney is third star to be eliminated after landing in the skate off with Lou Sanders as SHOCK twist is revealed

Dancing On Ice’s Claire Sweeney became the latest star to leave the series after landing in the dreaded skate off with Lou Sanders on Sunday.

The soap star, 52, despite dislocating her rib during rehearsals had taken to the rink for a burlesque themed performance as she skated and sung live. 

Following the skate off off judges Ashley Banjo, Oti Mabus, Jayne Torville and Christopher Dean announced they wanted to save the ‘strongest skater’.

The Corrie actress had been critiqued earlier in the show for spending too much time off the ice during lifts.  

The jam packed packed show also featured a shocking twist as host Holly Willoughby announced there would be a shock double eviction next week.   

Dancing On Ice ‘s Claire Sweeney became the latest star to leave the series after landing in the dreaded skate off with Lou Sanders on Sunday (pictured with pro partner Colin Grafton) 

The soap star , 52, despite dislocating her rib during rehearsals had taken to the rink for a burlesque themed performance as she skated and sung live (Lou Sanders pictured)

The soap star , 52, despite dislocating her rib during rehearsals had taken to the rink for a burlesque themed performance as she skated and sung live (Lou Sanders pictured) 

Claire gushed about her ‘incredible’ time in the competition and how proud she was to have eight-year-old son Jaxon in the audience. 

Adele Roberts kicked off the show as she took to the rink for a charleston inspired routine with pro partner Mark Hanretty.

The former DJ, who donned a 1920s inspired ensemble, earned an impressive 30 out of a possible 40 as all four judges each awarded them 7.5 points.

Full of compliments Oti gushed: ‘I loved it, what a brilliant  way to open the show’.

While Christopher added: ‘I‘m impressed with the volume of steps and the speed of steps, nobody else can do that!’.

Next Made In Chelsea’s Miles Nazaire was thrown from his comfort zone as he and Vanessa Bauer performed a ballet on the ice, which earned him 30.5 points for his efforts. 

Adele Roberts kicked off the show as she took to the rink for a charleston inspired routine with pro partner Mark Hanretty

Adele Roberts kicked off the show as she took to the rink for a charleston inspired routine with pro partner Mark Hanretty

The former DJ, who donned a 1920s inspired ensemble, earned an impressive 30 out of a possible 40 as all four judges each awarded them 7.5 points

Full of compliments Oti gushed: 'I loved it, what a brilliant way to open the show'

Full of compliments Oti gushed: ‘I loved it, what a brilliant way to open the show’

Next Made In Chelsea 's Miles Nazaire was thrown from his comfort zone as he and Vanessa Bauer performed a ballet on the ice, which earned him 30.5 points for his efforts

Next Made In Chelsea ‘s Miles Nazaire was thrown from his comfort zone as he and Vanessa Bauer performed a ballet on the ice, which earned him 30.5 points for his efforts

The incredible routine featured impressive lifts

The incredible routine featured impressive lifts 

Miles earned the highest score of the series so far, as judge Ashley commented on his amazing skills despite him having no professional dance training 

Miles earned the highest score of the series so far, as judge Ashley commented on his amazing skills despite him having no professional dance training.

Chris said: ‘Who knew there was a [Rudolf] Nureyev lurking inside there?’.

As Miles looked on confused Chris informed him: ‘He was a very famous ballet dancer’.

Next up was Lou Sanders after last week viewers once again claimed she had been intentionally under marked by the judges. 

The comedian looked gorgeous as she took to the rink in a feathered frock with pro partner Brendyn Hatfield.

Oti gave 6.5 followed Ashley, Christopher and Jayne who all gave the funny woman 6, earning her 24.5 out of 40, her highest score in the competition so far.  

Next up was Lou Sanders after last week viewers once again claimed she had been intentionally under marked by the judges

Next up was Lou Sanders after last week viewers once again claimed she had been intentionally under marked by the judges

The comedian looked gorgeous as she took to the rink in a feathered frock with pro partner Brendyn Hatfield

The comedian looked gorgeous as she took to the rink in a feathered frock with pro partner Brendyn Hatfield

Oti gave 6.5 followed Ashley, Christopher and Jayne who all gave the funny woman 6, earning her 24.5 out of 40, her highest score in the competition so far

Oti gave 6.5 followed Ashley, Christopher and Jayne who all gave the funny woman 6, earning her 24.5 out of 40, her highest score in the competition so far

Touching on the points drama Ashley said: ‘Credit, where credit is due, you really deserve your high score, it was really beautiful to watch’. 

While Oti added: ‘Keep it up because you are now officially on the right path!’. 

Fourth was Amber Davies who took whipped the highest series score from Miles as she and Simon Proulx-Sénécal earned a whopping 34 points for their Cha-Cha.

The dance saw the Love Island star thrown high and as she masterfully completed a string of complicated lifts. 

Host Holly exclaimed:  ‘You’ve done it again, that was bold, are you always that brave the things you are going out there is incredible’. 

Amber, who looked sensational in a skimpy and sparkly flamenco frock, giggled: ‘I am a bit of a daredevil’.

Fourth was Amber Davies who took whipped the highest series score from Miles as she and Simon Proulx-Sénécal earned a whopping 34 points for their Cha-Cha

Fourth was Amber Davies who took whipped the highest series score from Miles as she and Simon Proulx-Sénécal earned a whopping 34 points for their Cha-Cha

The dance saw the Love Island star thrown high and as she masterfully completed a string of complicated lifts

The dance saw the Love Island star thrown high and as she masterfully completed a string of complicated lifts

Host Holly exclaimed: 'You've done it again, that was bold, are you always that brave the things you are going out there is incredible'

Host Holly exclaimed: ‘You’ve done it again, that was bold, are you always that brave the things you are going out there is incredible’

Amber, who looked sensational in a skimpy and sparkly flamenco frock, giggled: 'I am a bit of a daredevil'

Amber, who looked sensational in a skimpy and sparkly flamenco frock, giggled: ‘I am a bit of a daredevil’

Ricky Norwood brushed off reports he  threatened to quit following a furious argument with pro partner Annette Dytrt as traditional German Schuhplattler, complete with lederhosen.

Despite the routine which featured a yodelling version of YMCA was a huge hit with the studio audience it scored a disappointing 23.5 out of 40. 

As the crowd booed Holly did remind the former EastEnders actor that it was his highest score in the competition so far. 

Jayne told the actor:  ‘I didn’t think it would work but it did and it had me smiling, you improves so much from last week’.

Fellow soap star Claire Sweeney was up next for a Burlesque perfomance however during the VT she revealed how she had suffered an injury during rehearsals. 

Ricky Norwood brushed off reports he threatened to quit following a furious argument with pro partner Annette Dytrt as traditional German Schuhplattler, complete with lederhosen

Ricky Norwood brushed off reports he threatened to quit following a furious argument with pro partner Annette Dytrt as traditional German Schuhplattler, complete with lederhosen

Despite the routine which featured a yodelling version of YMCA was a huge hit with the studio audience it scored a disappointing 23.5 out of 40

Despite the routine which featured a yodelling version of YMCA was a huge hit with the studio audience it scored a disappointing 23.5 out of 40

As the crowd booed Holly did remind the former EastEnders actor that it was his highest score in the competition so far

As the crowd booed Holly did remind the former EastEnders actor that it was his highest score in the competition so far

Fellow soap star Claire Sweeney was up next for a Burlesque perfomance however during the VT she revealed how she had suffered an injury during rehearsals

Fellow soap star Claire Sweeney was up next for a Burlesque perfomance however during the VT she revealed how she had suffered an injury during rehearsals

Despite her dislocated shoulder Claire skated as well as singing live declaring 'nothing's stopping me'

Despite her dislocated shoulder Claire skated as well as singing live declaring ‘nothing’s stopping me’

However judges were not so impressed and scored her 23.5, saying she needed to be 'skating more' after spending too much time in the air during lifts

However judges were not so impressed and scored her 23.5, saying she needed to be ‘skating more’ after spending too much time in the air during lifts

A source previously told MailOnline: ‘Last week, the judges feedback was they wanted to see more speed and to be more daring, which Claire took on board.

‘She really wanted to push herself this week, but she pushed herself a bit too much and dislocated her shoulder and hurt her ribs. 

Despite her dislocated shoulder Claire skated as well as singing live declaring ‘nothing’s stopping me’.

However judges were not so impressed and scored her 23.5, saying she needed to be ‘skating more’ after spending too much time in the air during lifts. 

Then it was Ryan Thomas’ turn however he was forced to rehearse his steamy Tango with judge Oti due to partner Amani Fancy being ill.

Back on her feet the pro joined Ryan on the ice as they sent temperature soaring with the routine that even featured rain in the studio. 

Then it was Ryan Thomas' turn however he was forced to rehearse his steamy Tango with judge Oti due to partner Amani Fancy being ill

Then it was Ryan Thomas’ turn however he was forced to rehearse his steamy Tango with judge Oti due to partner Amani Fancy being ill

. Back on her feet the pro joined Ryan on the ice as they sent temperature soaring with the routine that even featured rain in the studio

. Back on her feet the pro joined Ryan on the ice as they sent temperature soaring with the routine that even featured rain in the studio

The dance scored the couple 29 out of a possible 40

The dance scored the couple 29 out of a possible 40

The dance scored the couple 29 out of a possible 40.  

Eddie The Eagle once again impressed when he performed a jungle inspired jive and skating away with a score of 28.5. 

However not everything went to plan and the former Olympian did almost take a stumble which the eagle-eyed judges swiftly spotted:.

Jayne said: ‘There was a moment,’ before cheekily quipping:  ‘But we didn’t see it’. 

Emmerdale’s Roxy Shahidi then managed to achieve a life long dream of learning how to belly dance for her performance.

Pro partner Brendyn Hatfield went shirtless as she showcased his abs while lifting the soap star for a string of impressive lifts.

Judge Ashley branded the perfomance ‘incredible’ earning Roxy 26 out of 40, her highest score so far.   

Eddie The Eagle once again impressed when he performed a jungle inspired jive and skating away with a score of 28.5

Eddie The Eagle once again impressed when he performed a jungle inspired jive and skating away with a score of 28.5

However not everything went to plan and the former Olympian did almost take a stumble which the eagle-eyed judges swiftly spotted

However not everything went to plan and the former Olympian did almost take a stumble which the eagle-eyed judges swiftly spotted

Jayne said: ‘There was a moment,’ before cheekily quipping: ‘But we didn’t see it’.

Emmerdale's Roxy Shahidi then managed to achieve a life long dream of learning how to belly dance for her performance

Emmerdale’s Roxy Shahidi then managed to achieve a life long dream of learning how to belly dance for her performance

Pro partner Brendyn Hatfield went shirtless as she showcased his abs while lifting the soap star for a string of impressive lifts

Pro partner Brendyn Hatfield went shirtless as she showcased his abs while lifting the soap star for a string of impressive lifts

Judge Ashley branded the perfomance 'incredible' earning Roxy 26 out of 40, her highest score so far

Judge Ashley branded the perfomance ‘incredible’ earning Roxy 26 out of 40, her highest score so far

And last but certainly not least was Greg Rutherford with a salsa as he returned to the rink with partner Vanessa James after she injured herself on the ice before last week's show

And last but certainly not least was Greg Rutherford with a salsa as he returned to the rink with partner Vanessa James after she injured herself on the ice before last week’s show

Despite suffering the fall the duo were full of confidence for the routine which host Oti described as 'sexy and sultry' and praised the duo's chemistry

Despite suffering the fall the duo were full of confidence for the routine which host Oti described as ‘sexy and sultry’ and praised the duo’s chemistry

Despite suffering the fall the duo were full of confidence for the routine which host Oti described as 'sexy and sultry' and praised the duo's chemistry

Despite suffering the fall the duo were full of confidence for the routine which host Oti described as ‘sexy and sultry’ and praised the duo’s chemistry

Greg joined a whole host of other celebs as he scored his highest to date with 30.5

Greg joined a whole host of other celebs as he scored his highest to date with 30.5

And last but certainly not least was Greg Rutherford with a salsa as he returned to the rink with partner Vanessa James after she injured herself on the ice before last week’s show.

Despite suffering the fall the duo were full of confidence for the routine which host Oti described as ‘sexy and sultry’ and praised the duo’s chemistry. 

Greg joined a whole host of other celebs as he scored his highest to date with 30.5.

DANCING ON ICE: MEET THE 2024 CONTESTANTS

RICKY HATTON

AGE: 44

PROFESSION: Former pro boxer

WHAT DID HE SAY? ‘If I can hold my nerve in the boxing ring I should be able to hold my nerve in the ice rink’

HANNAH SPEARRITT

AGE: 42

PROFESSION: SINGER

WHAT DID SHE SAY? ‘I’m really excited about learning a new skill. It’s so easy to live your comfortable life and that aspect of mixing things up is very appealing’

GREG RUTHERFORD 

AGE: 36

PROFESSION: Athlete 

WHAT DID HE SAY? ‘I like a challenge and I needed a reason to go out and do stuff again and here we are. I want to perform something that’s never been done before, that’s my aim.’

Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards

AGE: 59

PROFESSION: OLYMPIC SKI JUMPER

WHAT DID HE SAY? ‘Dancing on Ice is a show I’ve always wanted to do. It’s a challenge I think I’m going to relish!’

RICKY NORWOOD

AGE: 40

PROFESSION: EastEnders star 

WHAT DID HE SAY? ‘It’s come at such a great time in life. I can’t skate at all! No rehearsals as yet, I’ve just had some physiotherapy to strengthen the body.’

RYAN THOMAS

AGE: 39

PROFESSION: Corrie star

WHAT DID HE SAY? ‘Everyone keeps asking me, “are you doing it?” I’ve told everyone!’ 

CLAIRE SWEENEY

AGE: 52

PROFESSION: ACTRESS

WHAT DID SHE SAY? ‘I am stepping into the unknown here. I don’t know how I will feel. But I am very excited.’

AMBER DAVIES

AGE: 26

PROFESSION: WEST END STAR

WHAT DID SHE SAY? ‘I would definitely say that I’m an adrenaline junkie but I do get more nervous as I get older and I hope that I can contain them’

MILES NAZAIRE

 AGE: 27

PROFESSION: REALITY STAR 

WHAT DID HE SAY? ‘I’ve always loved to dance but it’s usually on a dance floor on a Saturday night and Dancing on Ice looks so difficult.’

 LOU SANDERS

AGE: 37

PROFESSION: COMEDIAN

WHAT DID SHE SAY? ‘I’m nervous about cracking my head open, or just bashing the old head. I can’t afford to lose any more brain cells.’

ADELE ROBERTS 

AGE: 44

PROFESSION: RADIO PRESENTER

WHAT DID SHE SAY? ‘It’s ”bricking it on ice” for me! I think the hardest part is putting myself out there as I usually hide away’

 ROXY SHAHIDI

AGE: 40

PROFESSION: Emmerdale star 

WHAT DID SHE SAY? ‘I can’t ice-skate. I haven’t really said anything to anyone but mainly because I’m so nervous about it!’

 

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