The Greatest Dancer has been a huge success since it launched in 2019.

The BBC dance competition has seen a multitude of dance acts waltz their way into the competition.

Many have had the mirror open and moved onto the next stage but for others, the show’s audience didn’t enjoy their performance enough to put them through.

Now, The Greatest Dancer final is upon us and swinging their way into week eight are the four talented finalists.

James and Oliver are one of the acts in the final. Here’s everything you need to know about the dancing duo!
The Greatest Dancer – Ep 5 James and Oliver

Who are James and Oliver?

Contemporary dancers, James and Oliver both come from Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

James is 17 years old and Oliver is 11.

According to the BBC, the boys met at dance school and the first time they met was memorable for James. He said: “I remember the first day Oliver joined the older class, he walked up to me and said… ‘You alright?’ He had a lot of attitude and confidence. It was so funny.”

They are on Instagram as @jamesandoliver_official.

James and Oliver have almost five and a half thousand followers!
The Greatest Dancer – Ep 7

James and Oliver’s Space Challenge

In week seven James and Oliver’s dance had to be based around ‘space’.

The previous week the dance captains had made comments on the fact that James and Oliver needed to be ‘tighter’ in their routine.

After spending all week working on their space challenge the pair managed to win back the hearts of the captains and the public as they were put through to the live final.
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When is The Greatest Dancer Final?

The Greatest Dancer final will take place at 7:10 pm on Saturday, February 23rd 2019.

The show will air as normal on BBC One and will be on until 8:35 pm.

Heading for the final in week eight will be Harry and Eleiyah, Ellie, KLA and, of course, James and Oliver.
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