WHILE it was quite sweet that Gordon Ramsay shed a tear as his daughter danced the Charleston on Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing, the nepotism grates a bit.

Tilly Ramsay seems a bright young woman,who's juggling dance rehearsals with university, but would Strictly have signed her up if her dad was an ordinary Joe instead of a celebrity chef?

Showbusiness is littered with the offspring of famous pop stars, actors, models, presenters, directors who land the kind of high profile telly jobs that most youngsters wouldn’t get a sniff at.

Paul Gascoigne’s son has just been announced for Dancing on Ice.

Emily Atack, daughter of actress Kate Robbins, niece of comic Ted Robbins, says it’s a ‘’family business’ like any other. I guess so, but it does smack of jobs for the boys, and girls.