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Dianne Buswell - (C) Jeremy Phillips - Photographer: Jeremy Phillips

Three new dancers join the professional dancer line up for Strictly Come Dancing 2017

Strictly Come Dancing’s professional dancer line-up for series 15 has been unveiled and the BBC today announces three new fabulous female dancers alongside the return of viewers’ favourites. The three new stunning professional dancers are all Champions from the Ballroom and Latin world; Dianne Buswell from Australia, Nadiya Bychkova from Ukraine and Amy Dowden from […]

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Shirley Ballas, the British-born Ballroom and Latin dancer and international coach, has been confirmed as the new judge on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing. Originally from Wallasey, Shirley is a former 'British Open to the World' Champion, European, German, United Kingdom, United States and International Latin American Champion. She retired from competitive dancing in 1996. Shirley is now an acclaimed and respected international coach to many of the top professional and amateur dancers as well as a highly renowned sought-after adjudicator for Ballroom and Latin American competitions judging all around the world. Shirley Ballas - (C) BBC - Photographer: Steve Schofield

Shirley Ballas Joins Strictly Come Dancing as Head Judge

Shirley Ballas, the British-born Ballroom and Latin dancer and international coach, has been confirmed as our new judge on Strictly Come Dancing. Originally from Wallasey, Shirley is a former ‘British Open to the World’ Champion, European, German, United Kingdom, United States and International Latin American Champion. She retired from competitive dancing in 1996. Shirley is […]

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Ore Oduba - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final 2016

Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final 2016 What a curious night. The favourite to win fluffed a step in his first dance, which I’d say was generally uncharacteristic. The judges chose Danny & Oti’s Quickstep. Interviewed on It Takes Two, Darcey Bussell had said if she could go back and change anything it would be to […]

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Claudia and AJ take their final dance  - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Claudia Fragapane is the twelfth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016

Claudia Fragapane is the twelfth celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing This weekend, Claudia Fragapane became the twelfth contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as she faced Danny Mac in the dreaded dance off. The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ vote to decide the two lowest […]

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Oti Mabuse, Danny Mac - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | The Semi Final

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | The Semi Final Semi Final night and the leader board looks like this : Ore & Joanne 38-39=77 Danny & Oti 37-39=76 Louise &Kevin 37-36=73 Claudia & AJ 35-38=73 And there was that lift Dress rehearsal photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction. Scroll down for live show photographs. […]

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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 20:00:00 on 04/12/2016 - Programme Name: Strictly Come Dancing 2016 - TX: 04/12/2016 - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: **RESULTS SHOW** STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 20:00 GMT ON 4TH  DECEMBER 2016 Claudia Winkleman, Tess Daly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week The Results

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week The Results Judge Rinder is the eleventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016 This weekend, Judge Rinder became the eleventh contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as he faced Ore Oduba in the dreaded dance off.  The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ […]

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Kevin Clifton, Louise Redknapp - (C) BBC  - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week Five couples Quarter Finals One Astronaut With Major Tim Peake in the audience, and in the words of Danny Mac, “let’s do this!” Ore & Joanne kicked off Musicals Week with a Willy Wonka inspired “classic Foxtrot” (Bruno) with “a couple of balance issues” (Craig) and “pure ballroom style, […]

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