Snake-like Edwina’s Strictly show really let the side down

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Having watched Edwina Currie in the first two episodes of Strictly Come Dancing, I feel truly sorry for Sir John Major.

And that’s genuinely not an emotion I’ve ever felt before for the former Prime Minister.

Her prowling, come hither pouting was truly terrifying.

I’m all for the older woman standing her ground. We’ve seen far too many over-60s banished from our TV screens already. But that means those who are invited on can’t let the side down.

Sadly, Currie gave us a glimpse into how she must have reeled Major in for the four-year affair she so salaciously revealed details of in her autobiography.

Based on her Strictly appearance, it must have been a bit like watching a snake devour a hamster. Whole.