Dancing back from bombing horror

DAZZLING Suffolk dancers Bruce Lait and Crystal Main are back doing what they do best - entertaining.The lightning-footed dancers are currently featuring in the touring show Strictly Ballroom Dancing.

DAZZLING Suffolk dancers Bruce Lait and Crystal Main are back doing what they do best - entertaining.

The lightning-footed dancers are currently featuring in the touring show Strictly Ballroom Dancing.

They are back on form after, little more than two months ago, being caught up in the terrorist explosions that rocked London.

They were on the way to rehearsals for Strictly Ballroom Dancing when the explosion near Aldgate East took place just feet away.

Now Mr Lait, 32, of Sproughton Road, Ipswich, and 23-year-old Miss Main, of Claydon, have started touring with the show and have so far performed in Manchester, Blackpool, Bromley and Hull.

He said: “It's been great. It's been going really well - fantastic.

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“They have been loving us wherever we have gone.

“We have been dancing every number. Put it this way, we are one of the stars of the show!

“Once this show is out of the way, we do plan on getting back into competing.”

Mr Lait is a partner in the Lait Dance Club in Clarkson Street, Ipswich, with his parents Tom and Pat.

Recent reports have also said that Mr Lait has been made Cambridge University's first ever permanent ballroom coach.

But Mr Lait said: “I have been on a permanent contract for the past two years.”

Strictly Ballroom Dancing, which opened earlier this month, is hosted by Lionel Blair and singer Jane McDonald.

It features 14 international chance champions choreographed by the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing stars Erin Boag and Anton Du Beke.

The show takes the audience on a whirlwind tour of ballroom dancing, from the Waltz, Quick Step and Tango to the Jive and the Cha Cha Cha.

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