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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Blackpool

November 19, 2016

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

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Blackpool Claudia “Little Miss Dynamite” (Len) & AJ opened the Blackpool show with a Jive, scoring 36. Ore & Joanne’s Viennese Waltz saw Bruno commenting, “Ore, the ace in the pack.” They scored 38. Louise & Kevin’s Paso Doble “did not disappoint” (Craig) and they scored 38. Danny & Oti’s […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week Five

October 24, 2015

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week Five One Dirty Dancing Lift (from Georgia & Giovanni’s Disco Salsa) scoring 31 A dancing dozen Zara Tindall & Anita Dobson in the audience An almost picture perfect Rhumba from Peter & Janette, scoring them 29 A less than romantic Viennese Waltz from Carol & Pasha according to Bruno, scoring […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week Four | Every Sequin Photographed

October 18, 2014

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Thom Evans, Iveta Lukosiute - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Week Four Highlights from tonight’s show :  Joint leaders Caroline & Pasha and Jake & Janette with 33 points for their Quickstep and Jive respectively Frankie & Kevin Cha Cha’d to 32 Mark’s Tiger Feet “took the Quickstep at full gallop” according to Bruno and scored them 29 The illegal lifts […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 3 | Movie Week

October 11, 2014

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Caroline Flack, Pasha Kovalev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Week 3 | Movie Week   For movie week, we saw : Frankie & Kevin top the leader board with their Paso Doble (and my costume of the night for Frankie) with 45 (the scores were out of 50 tonight as Donny Osmond inexplicably joined the panel as a fifth judge) Jake […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 2 | The First Elimination Weekend

October 4, 2014

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Pixie Lott, Trent Whiddon - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Strictly Come Dancing Week 2 | The First Elimination Weekend Tonight, for the first time this series, the public vote add their say to the mix. Fifteen celebrities potentially face the dance-off, though arguably Tess Daly opening the show by losing a shoe could place her in contention as well. Not the best timed Cinderella moment. The […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Results | Blackpool Week

November 17, 2013

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The cast of Strictly Come Dancing 2013 - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Results | Blackpool Week Fiona Fullerton is the seventh celebrity to leave the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013   It was a sparkling seaside special to remember as this weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing was broadcast live from the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daley welcomed the remaining nine couples onto the world famous dance floor for another chance to impress judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood, and the viewers […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Results Week 5

October 27, 2013

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Deborah and Robin leave Strictly Come Dancing Tess Daly, Deborah Meaden, Robin Windsor - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Results Week 5 Deborah Meaden is the fourth celebrity to leave the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013  Last night’s Strictly Come Dancing was full of glamour and glitz as hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly invited the twelve remaining couples to take to the dance floor in a […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Love Week | Results

October 13, 2013

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Iveta Lukosiute - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Love Week Results (week 3) Vanessa Feltz is the second celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Things got romantic this  week as Love became the focus on the Strictly dance floor during the first  show-stopping themed weekend of the series. Love was in the air as hosts […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 2

October 5, 2013

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Pasha Kovalev, Rachel Riley - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

 Strictly Come Dancing week 2 This was the week that : Brucie missed the show due to illness and Claudia Winkleman stepped in Suzanna Reid “put the go in Tango” according to judge Len Goodman, though she missed a connection with her partner Kevin Despite spangled silver and gold golf trolleys & Aliona’s pink shoes, Tony […]

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The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2012

December 25, 2012

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Fabrice Muamba, Aliona Vilani - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2012 Strictly Come Dancing decks the halls with glitterballs as JB Gill wins the 2012 Christmas special. Just a few days after the grand finale of the 2012 series, Strictly Come Dancing quickstepped back to screens to deck the halls with glitterballs for a one-off seasonal special, which saw […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi-Final

December 15, 2012

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Dani Harmer, Vincent Simone - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 11 This is the week where 5 become 4, but only after each couple take to the floor to dance twice. Dani and Vincent open the semi final with their American Smooth, which has a Foxtrot base. Vincent tips a wish into the fountain and Dani approaches in a gorgeous rose […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Dance Fusion Week

December 8, 2012

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**LIVE SHOW** Pasha Kovalev, Kimberley Walsh - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Week 10 It’s dance fusion week for the 6 remaining celebrities – a new concept for the UK but already seen on the US version of the show, Dancing with the Stars. It’s basically a mash-up of two dances, to one track. The dance can be half and half, or dip in […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 8

November 24, 2012

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Vincent Simone, Dani Harmer - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 8 Eight celebrities and just four weeks remaining. Dani and Vincent kick off the show with a samba to Beyoncé. Dani starts alone, sizzling with confidence in canary yellow and there is a good mix of tricky samba steps. Len thought it was brave with lots of basic steps. Bruno said […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Waltzes to Wembley

November 17, 2012

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Strictly Come Dancing Waltzes to Wembley for week 7 This week the 9 remaining celebrities dance at Wembley Arena in front of an audience of 6000 people to raise money for Children in Need. During It Takes Two last week the contestants were offered some conflicting advice from ex-Strictly pro dancers. Karen Hardy advised the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Spooktacular Halloween

October 27, 2012

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The cast of Strictly Come Dancing perform Thriller - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Spooktacular Halloween week 4 Strictly’s Halloween week is one of my favourite themes.  The wardrobe, make-up and hair departments deserve massive credit for the transformation of the dancing couples. Tom Daley is in the audience tonight to watch the 12 couples take to the haunted ballroom floor. Thrillerkicks off the night with […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Premiere | the celebrities meet their pro dance partner

September 16, 2012

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Bruce Forsyth, Denise Van Outen, James Jordan - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Premiere | the celebrities meet their pro dance partner You know it’s going to be alright when Strictly returns to distract you from the fading summer (well, what we had of it !). The Strictly Come Dancing 2012 Premiere debuted tonight on BBC One, launching the tenth series.  Hosted once again by Sir […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2012 | The Contestants revealed

September 10, 2012

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Strictly Come Dancing 2012 | The Contestants It’s quite possibly been the worst kept secret until today…   And so in true Brucie style, let’s meet the stars of our show…. The Strictly Come Dancing 2012 celebrities have been revealed, and they are : Richard Arnold Johnny Ball Fern Britton Nicky Byrne Jerry Hall Dani Harmer Sid […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Christmas Special 2011

December 25, 2011

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Strictly Christmas Special

Ballet News brings you … Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2011 With dancing Snowmen and Santa’s reindeer, are you ready to dance off your dinner ? Christmas jumpers are all the rage this year, and a couple of ginormous crackers will get this party started for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special.  Do you wish it […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final | Part Two

December 17, 2011

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Harry & Aliona

Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final Part 2 So, Chelsee, Harry and Jason have each danced twice – a dance chosen by the judges and their Show Dance.  Now one couple faces elimination, after which the remaining two couples will dance again twice – a new dance and one of their choosing. On a day when it’s been […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi Final

December 10, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi Final week 10 Strictly Come Dancing reaches the semi final stage this week, with each couple dancing twice and a double elimination. Harry & Aliona are first onto the floor with their Charleston. It looks as though they’ve been having fun in training but will it translate to the performance ? […]

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