Age: 27

Birthday: March 17th

Star Sign: Pisces

Where did you grow up: Stafford

Nationality: British

Occupation: Social researcher

Dan what's your favourite?

Dance: Ballroom Tango- especially with a commanding leader

Food: Roast Beef with horseradish sauce or Roast Chicken with bread sauce. It's all about the sauce!

Drink: Gin and tonic and lemon and ice. Sitting outside

Song: Mika's 'Relax, Take it Easy'- I often need to do this!

Singer/ Band: Rufus Wainwright, Adele, Dolly Parton

Musical: Tight call between Oliver and Hairspray

Book: Ian McEwan's 'Enduring Love'

Film: Closer, Bad Education, Sister Act

TV Show: Gavin and Stacey, The Thick of It, Graham Norton

Place: A balcony with a view

Holiday destination: Anywhere in the Mediterranean

When and where did you start dancing? Maypole dancing at St Paul's Primary School! First bit of latin was aged 16 with my friend Sam at Harry's salsa lessons back in Stafford.

What is your worst fear? Oh no not the vertigo...

What is your earliest memory? I remember packing my bag for my first day at school, full of paper and pens and colouring pencils

Which celebrity do you/ did you have a crush on? Steve Jones

What makes you unhappy? Not doing my best

What's your greatest achievement? Dancing a latin couple medley with Stu at Kilburn Festival 2009

If you were an animal which one would you be? A frog, I'm always hopping about doing a hundred and one things

What's the worst job you have done? A silver service waiter, not trained to do silver service

What would you save from a fire? My photos

If you could travel back in time which era would you go to and why? Roman times. I want to learn to do mosaics.

What is your guilty pleasure? Kit Kat chunkies. Too often.

If you have a super power what would it be? If teleporting is a superpower- that would nicely get around the tube commute to work

If you could edit your past what would you change? I'd not have lost my gloves a couple of weeks ago

What's your most embarrassing moment? Losing my friend Arwa's passport

At heart you are a frustrated....? Poet