But Balls revealed last week that Cooper was sceptical about his chance on the show.
“I would like to commit to the rumba, but Yvette says I’m not allowed to do it because it may be appalling,” he told the BBC.
“I’m really looking forward to doing the Charleston. All that flapping about.”
Balls won plaudits from a number of political pundits, including Nick Robinson, and several Labour MPs too.
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