Take a moment to enjoy your favourite one-liners from Strictly head judge Len Goodman

Len Goodman has announced he is leaving Strictly Come Dancing after the next series.

The 72-year-old has been head judge since the BBC show started 12 years ago, and has become known for his witty comments to contestants.

Here are some of his best one-liners:

To Countryfile presenter Anita Rani and professional dancer Gleb Savchenko after their tango to Cell Block Tango – “It was like a cow pat on Countryfile. Hot and steamy.”

To Gleb and Anita again following their American Smooth dance to Unchained Melody – “You flew across the floor like a rampant crab.”

To The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge on her foxtrot with professional partner Kevin Clifton – “You floated across that floor like butter on a crumpet.”

To EastEnders actress Kellie Bright after her salsa with Kevin Clifton – “There you were like two sizzling sausages on a BBQ … Your bum was bionic.”

To Kellie and Kevin again after their samba to Boom! Shake The Room – “There are two things I don’t like in this world: babies crying and hip hop.”

To The Wanted singer Jay McGuiness after his tango with professional partner Aliona Vilani – “You were like a chess master, you plotted your way around that floor. That was a mango of a tango. Delicious.”

To This Morning presenter Alison Hammond after she performed an American Smooth to Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights with professional dancer Aljaz Skorjanec – “For me, you can’t waft enough.”

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