As soon as we were paired and the show stopped recording, Brendan went straight over to find Richard in the crowd to shake his hand.
Brendan had done the show since the first one so he knew inside out how weird it was for the family outside of the programme.
I still have the day job — songwriting, singing, performing — and the other jobs that come with that: endorsements, photoshoots, promotional stuff like telly and radio.
A woman in charge in the male-dominated world of filmmaking makes the whole experience that much more exciting.
I kept part of myself back and no matter what I was asked to do, I never did more than I meant.
It also changed my relationship with my body.
I feel terrible that I did that to him and at Strictly Towers there was no one to help.
I was a fan of Sophie's work before I even imagined working with her.