He impressed with his incredible Paso Doble performance by securing his best score of the series.
But 36-year-old Tom Fletcher revealed that this week’s musical theme is the night he’s been eagerly awaiting.
The McFly star has spoken candidly about the impact musical theater has had on his life as he prepares to perform in week nine of the competition.
‘None of this would have happened’: Tom Fletcher, 36, detailed the importance of musical theater in his life as he prepares for the ninth week of Strictly Saturday
Speaking exclusively with The mirror, Tom revealed the important role musical theater has played in his life so far.
He said: âIt was my whole childhood. Without musical theater I wouldn’t have met my wife, McFly wouldn’t exist, none of this would have happened.
Tom reflected on his trip to the West End as he played the part of Oliver at the Palladium in London when he was just nine years old.
He said the experience was his very first taste of performing, and performing on stage became an important part of his childhood over the next three years.
Oh ! Tom credits acting for meeting his wife Giovanna
Spin! Tom shared an adorable video of himself teaching Giovanna one of his routines
He recalled: “I have the best memories of that time and it had such an impact on me that my first real introduction to the stage and the stage. It was a really amazing experience.
Pushing in on time, Tom explained how he had always thought musical theater would be a realistic career path for him rather than being in a band.
Tom credits his love for the theater with influencing his life when he met his wife Giovanna, 36, at Sylvia Young Theater School when they were just 13.
âNow I look back and 18 years have gone by in the blink of an eye, but I still love musical theater. I’ve been writing musicals for a few years and that’s a big part of my life. ‘
Let’s go! “It’s gonna be a big hit tonight because it’s musical week,” he wrote.
Speaking to Instagram on Saturday, the singer shared images as he cooked a hearty French toast breakfast with his children as he prepared for the competition
Tom is about to dance with his professional partner Amy Dowden, 31, to the hit Les Mis, On My Own on this weekend show.
Speaking to Instagram on Saturday, the singer shared images as he cooked a hearty French toast breakfast with his children as he prepared for the competition.
This is because Tom said his kids learn some of his dance moves while competing on the show.
He wrote: “My first attempt at making French toast while being rocked by Buddy and Max on the piano (this piano actually belongs to my grandparents and is the first piano I ever played when I had theirs. age!).
‘Eat a good breakfast before SHOW DAY @BBCStrictly. It’s going to be a big hit tonight because it’s musical week. Let’s go! ‘
Follow in his footsteps: The Strictly Come Dancing star said his kids learned some of his dance moves as he competed on the show
The McFly star shares three sons – Buzz, seven, Buddy, five, and Max, three, with his wife Giovanna, a former winner of the ITV reality show I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of. here !
He admits that they were inspired to follow his lead after seeing him appear on the live show every week.
Talk with Salvation! the musician has said he hopes to lift the sparkle ball trophy at the end of the series to fulfill an ambition for his partner.
He said: âI have a chance to do this show and when it ends I’ll be back to fulfill my true passion, to do what I dreamed of as a kid: being in a band and writing books.
âBut for Amy, it’s strictly her dream. She is such an amazing dancer and teacher and I would love to be the one to win the Glitterball for her. ‘
Popular: The musician, who is paired with professional dancer Amy Dowden, has said he hopes to lift the glitter ball trophy at the end of the series to fulfill an ambition for his partner