In a clip posted by the official BBC Strictly Twitter account this morning, viewers got their first glimpse of Anton training with celeb partner Emma Barton, better known to viewers for her role as Honey Mitchell in EastEnders. The pair certainly seem to be hard at work as they look to impress fans when they take to the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor.
Anton seemed impressed by Emma’s quick progress, saying after their training session: “Smashed it, can’t imagine things going any better than this for a session.”
EastEnder’s actress Emma told viewers: “I’m having the best time!”
“Its fun just dancing everyday, it’s like just going to a party," she continued before admitting her “feet are pounding”
In the clip posted by the BBC Strictly Twitter this morning, Anton also made a surprise revelation about the routine to his partner.
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Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Anton Du Beke to make show history in first dance with Emma (Image: BBC)
Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Emma was excited as Anton revealed their first dance would be the jive (Image: BBC)
“Never in the history of my life on Strictly Come Dancing have I done that step” he told her as they showed off their skills.
Fans of the show on quickly flooded to Twitter to show the