EastEnders’ Max Bowden and Jamie Borthwick reveal epic Strictly-style dance moves as James Bye signs up


EASTENDERS star Max Bowden and Jamie Borthwick has revealed her epic Strictly Come Dancing style dance moves.

The friends – who headed out of an evening of filming for the BBC One soap – could be seen showing off their moves as James Bye signed up to take part in the competition.

Jamie and Max were seen singing and dancing together on Instagram

Jamie and Max act side by side on EastEnders

EastEnders actors Max, 27, and Jamie, 28, could be seen posing for a selfie alongside their co-star Danielle Harold.

Max, who plays Ben Mitchell, and Jamie, who portrays Jay Brown, smiled for the camera before they headed out for the night.

The pair were seen dancing, wigging their hips, clicking their fingers and tapping their feet as they sang at a karaoke bar together.

They appeared to be channelling dance moves that their co-star James – who plays Martin Fowler – who is no doubt busy practising dance moves ahead of his Strictly appearance.

“Don’t worry about us, we don’t need an audience,” Max captioned the videos, as he and Jamie swayed to the music.

It comes after it was revealed that Martin Fowler actor James, 38, would be taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

The EastEnders star actually hinted he would take part in the show two years ago – during a TV appearance on Lorraine.

Speaking to Lorraine back in 2020, he said: “Would I consider [Strictly] yeah, my friend Davood did it but I’m not as fit as he is. I’ve got rickety old knees, it looks fun.”

Today, the TV star was the 14th and final contestant confirmed for the upcoming 20th series of Strictly.

The actor was unveiled live on ITV’s Good Morning Britain outside the BBC soap’s fictional Walford East tube station.

He admitted he had known for “quite a long time” but the news had “still not really sunk in” and that he was “really nervous”.

Speaking about his wife Victoria, he added: “She is really supportive. She is always really supportive of everything I do.

“We talked it all through. It is a decision we have made together.

“I think she is going to be part of the team. I think she is going to teach me more than the dancers, to be honest. She knows what she is doing.”

James Bye has been signed up for Strictly Come Dancing