Sunderland residents continue support for Greatest Dancer contestants Lily and Joseph

Dancing duo Lily and Joseph survived another live show of The Greatest Dancer after an ice themed performance and Sunderland residents have continued their support.

Tuesday, 18th February 2020, 4:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th February 2020, 11:23 pm
Lily and Joseph have made it through to another round of The Greatest Dancer. Photo: Thames/Syco - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

On Saturday, February 15, Lily Straughan, 11 and eight-year-old Joseph Chow performed for the third time live on the on The Greatest Dancer and made it through to the next round.

This week was ‘Around The World’ themed and Lily and Joseph were given the challenge of ‘Iceland’ which saw them take to the stage in blue and white costumes, moving in sync with each other.

Joseph had Lily in some incredible moves including a butterfly lift which quite rightfully brought cheers from the audience and a high score of 93.8%.

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It was down to the public to decide who should stay and who should go and sadly it was Ainsley Ricketts who left the competition meaning Lily and Joseph will dance again.

This is what you said after their performance.

Julie Atkinson commented: “Lily and Joseph are fantastic dancers. They were amazing last night and have risen to every challenge so far. There are a lot of excellent dancers in this competition but I thoroughly enjoy watching Lily and Joseph. They are absolutely stunning and especially for someone so young. Wishing you the best of luck in the next round.”

Lynda Driver said: “Fantastic little dancers. Hope they go all the way. Good luck you two little people. Keep up the good work.”

Both of Cheryl's acts made it through on Saturday. Photo: Thames/Syco - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Victoria Bailey added: “So impressive! Little stars. Good luck for next week!”

Victoria Tori Humble PT said: “Well done. Another performance smashed.”

Anne Lawrence commented: “Watching you dance makes me feel happy.”

Bernie Sloanes said: “Aww they are amazing they got to win come on you two are going to do it.”

Mel Kaya added: “Professional and passionate you were amazing.”

Donna Blackburn commented: “Excellent little dancers from an amazing dance school! Well done Lily and Joseph!”

Fay Elizabeth Renton added: “Love watching them. I hope they get to the final.”

We can see more of Lily and Joseph on BBC One on Saturday, February 22 when the remaining acts will dance to stay in the competition.