Will it all go smoothly for Katie and Anton?

Katie Derham arrives at Blackpool Tower with dance partner Anton Du Beke

Katie Derham arrives at Blackpool Tower with dance partner Anton Du Beke

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He's the king of ballroom, but Anton Du Beke has left the Strictly Come Dancing competition in Blackpool the past two years.

Now BBC Proms' presenter Katie Derham hopes they've got the perfect dance to get through another week's competition.

"If ever I could have someone to lead me through the experience [at Blackpool], it's Anton Du Beke," she said of her professional partner, during a break in rehearsals.

Ballroom fans should be in for a treat when the pair take to the floor at the Tower, to dance an American smooth to Dean Martin's Ain't That A Kick In The Head

"It's right up Anton's street and he's loved choreographing it," Katie added, promising a real old-school feel - complete with feather-trimmed gown.

"We've got some extra lovely boys doing the lifts with me too.

"I'm not doing anything particularly acrobatic, but you do get a bit more security with having them."

See Blackpool Tower go live to the nation tonight at 6.50pm, followed by tomorrow's results show at 7.15pm, both on BBC1.