With a couple of days to reflect, are you frustrated about leaving on Sunday?
"Only in as much that Sunday night was about the required element of the jump and I did the jump. But I have known all the way along, I don't come from a dance or performance background and that is always going to let me down. What my feet do is always better than what my arms and legs are doing. So when two of the people on the panel are not ice skaters that is always going to put me at a disadvantage. Robin Cousins always gave me advice though; he was constructive all the way through and the fact that he voted for me on Sunday meant a lot."
Do you not feel like having a strop about being 'robbed'?
"No, because you know what.... it's not my place to say that. I know that I wasn't one of the better skaters in the contest and that's just the way the show goes. It was the public vote that put me in the skate-off and the judges are allowed to go whatever way they want. Ultimately it was the scores and callers that cost me. But loot at the week before with Jennifer Metcalfe! She's got far more of a right to gripe than I have. She's a better skater than I'll ever be, but she went out. Was it fair that she left before I did? No, but that's how the show works. I've got nothing to be bitter about. I was just delighted to take part in the show and I've loved every minute from training in October to now."
Jason Gardiner has caused even more controversy than normal this year. What have you made of him?
"Do you know, I genuinely don't know Jason. I've only met him on show days and when I say 'met', I mean literally a couple of seconds in a corridor. I have never had anything to do with him and I haven't got to know any of the judges. So I can't really cast any opinion. Everyone has a persona on these shows and sometimes they are larger than life, but I don't know if Jason really is the acid-tongued Mr Nasty that he gets labelled in the press. He could be totally different! But the bottom line is that it's an entertainment show and you need big characters like Jason to cause the drama. It's the same with Simon Cowell on X Factor. These are the characters that people tune in to watch."
Have you been surprised by all the tabloid interest in the show?
"I think it goes with the territory on a show as big as Dancing On Ice. We're talking 10 million viewers watching every week. So it is a compliment to the show and it can only be a good thing that people are talking about it. It was a new experience for me being part of it, but luckily nobody was interested in my private life as there's nothing of note going on in it. But to watch it all happening around me was an interesting and new experience."
What did you think when you were given this week's hippy costume?
"I thought it was genuinely really good. I knew it was theatre week but I had no idea until I turned up at choreography what I would be getting. When I found out I had been given 'Hair', I had an idea that it would be a bit hippy-ish, but when I saw the costume on Friday it was something else. The whole wig and purple outfit - I thought they did a really good job. It was actually my favourite costume of the series. Most importantly it was funny. I know it's a competition and there is a knockout element, but basically this is an entertainment show. Shows like Dancing On Ice need to retain their sense of humour. The fact that it is a lovable show and has a sense of humour is very important."
Do you think we could ever see Chris Moyles on a show like DOI?
"A few people have asked me that. Chris is the sort of person who gets asked to do all of these shows because he is a big name and an interesting character. But so far, he has always turned them down and if he had wanted to do them, he'd probably have done them already. I don't know whether it is his bag really. I think he might prefer doing what you guys do and just put his feet up and watch at home... it's a lot easier that way!"
Does the criticism that Moyles gets in the press ever get the rest of you guys on the show down?
"It's like anything when your mates are being slagged off, it's never nice. For an audience or members of the public he is just a name, and they read or hear about people getting slagged off all the time. But when you actually know them, however much people say that they don't read the papers or care, nobody likes to be badly thought of or have people criticising them. When you are doing a radio show as big as ours, you can never please everyone all the time. For all our loyal listeners and the ones who have stuck with us, there will always be people who don't like us. That's the same for me, Chris, Dom, Aled... you just hope that more people like you than don't like you. As long as the scales are balanced in that favour, things are alright. But, it's never nice when people write these things because we are all a family. It would be like if you heard someone having a pop at your brother, sister or mate. It is never nice to read those negative things about people you care about."
You've branched out on your own more in recent years on 5 Live. Do you see your future on another station?
"I have no idea. I've worked with Chris for a dozen or so years and that's my day job. I don't see my long-term career being away from Chris and I don't know any different when it comes to work. As the show goes on, we've all started to expand slightly in what we do - Aled does The Surgery, Chris does his own thing, Dom does The Odd Box - it all adds to the mix. I think that benefits the show when we all get back together, but I don't see it as an either/or and a breakaway. Something like Dancing On Ice for instance was very much just a hobby. Going back to work with Chris is a case of back to business."
You're back doing the voiceovers on Coach Trip. How much fun do you have working on that show?
"I love it, I love it! Coach Trip is great. It's such a great format that show because it is so simple. I mean that as a great compliment and I think it is on at the right time of day. It just works. It is so naturally funny because of Brendan and all the characters that they have on it. It's a show that I have watched for years and when the chance came up to do the voice, I was just chuffed to audition. When they offered me the job full-time, I was over the moon. It's just funny and I'm honoured to be part of it. Brendan is a genius."
Thanks for your time Dave!
"Thank you very much. Thank you Digital Spy as a whole for all your support on Dancing On Ice and with the Moyles show. You've said a lot of nice things about us and that means a lot, it really does."
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