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Last Updated: Sunday, 9 December 2007, 19:05 GMT
Letitia waltzes off dancing show
Letitia Dean and Darren Bennett in Strictly Come Dancing
Letitia Dean is the 10th celebrity to be voted off the show
Former EastEnders actress Letitia Dean has been eliminated from BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing.

She faced singer Alesha Dixon in the dance-off, but the judges unanimously voted for Alesha's Viennese Waltz over the waltz performed by Letitia.

Judge Bruno Tonioli said the decision was "incredibly hard".

Three celebrities are now left in the contest - Alesha, actor Matt Di Angelo and Blue Peter presenter Gethin Jones. The final takes place on 22 December.

Tonioli told Letitia and Alesha: "You both did great dances. One couple has that extra stardust and magic and that's Alesha and Matt."

Fellow judge Craig Revel Horwood added: "This couple is near perfect and that is Alesha and Matthew."

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