To in the studio, Claudia Winkleman soon quizzed the pair on how they were return on in training.
Anton told the host: “Wonderfully, you’re [Jacqui] doing marvellously, I see a devoted future ahead for you and I see marvellous things!”
However, Jacqui is currently at the downgrade end of the bookmakers’ odds to win the competition, at 60/1.
But could she be a dark horse in the series and end up prepossessing viewers by surprise?
Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday at 7:25pm on BBC One.