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Strictly Come Dancing | Semi-Final

December 13, 2014

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Frankie Bridge, Kevin Clifton - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Semi-Final Who would have thought it ? After a shaky start with their “not quite flawless” (Len) Foxtrot (35), Caroline & Pasha score a perfect 40 for their “hot salsa” (Darcey) and lead the scoreboard before the public vote. Jake & Janette went from Happy Hour at the Queen Vic in […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals

December 6, 2014

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Trent Whiddon, Pixie Lott - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals Strictly Come Dancing introduced the Waltz-a-thon into the quarter finals; a chance to see all the couples on the dance floor together, dancing the same dance. But first, they each have their first dance to contend with, and this is how it went : Simon & Kristina opened the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World

November 29, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing | Around The World Did you agree with the scoring this week ? Caroline and Pasha’s Charleston is top of the leader board with 39 points, with Darcey saying the dance was “amazing.” Was it ? Simon & Kristina danced a beautiful Waltz that was “fabulous” (Len) and “so fine, almost Princely” […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals Results

December 8, 2013

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Ashley and Ola take their final dance Ola Jordan, Ashley Taylor Dawson - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals Results Ashley Taylor Dawson becomes the tenth celebrity to leave the Strictly dance floor  With only two weeks until the grand final and the Strictly trophy in sight, hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman welcomed the remaining six couples onto the Strictly dance floor for another chance to impress judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Quarter Finals

December 7, 2013

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L - R Natalie Gumede, Artem Chigvinstev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | The Quarter Finals This week, in the quarter finals, the Swing-a-thon returns to sort the wheat from the chaff. Tonight’s Strictly Details are : Ashley and Ola Salsa to Gloria Estefan’s party tune ‘Conga’. Patrick and Anya Rumba to ‘When I Was Your Man’ by Bruno Mars. Abbey and Aljaz perform a Viennese […]

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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 week 9

December 1, 2012

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**LIVE SHOW** Flavia Cacace, Louis Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 9 The Strictly Come Dancing final is just 3 weeks away. Tonight’s 8 remaining celebrities have to dance out of their skins in order to impress the judges and win viewer votes to stay in the competition. First to dance are Kimberley and Pasha. The Jive is quite a hard dance […]

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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 | Hollywood Week

October 20, 2012

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The Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Hollywood Week 3 On this dramatic night, the Strictly pros launch the action with a sharp and sassy vermillion, black & white routine. Not the most flattering outfit, especially for Kristina, but it’s fast and there are feathers.  Past Strictly winner Kara Tointon & contestant Nancy Dell’Olio are in attendance, and […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final | Part Two

December 17, 2011

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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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Strictly Come Dancing week 9

November 26, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 9 It seems to be taking forever and a day for this series of Strictly to lift-off. The vastness of Wembley last week served only to highlight the yawning gap between the quality of this series and some of those from earlier years at this stage in the competition.  Bigger is not necessarily […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 7

November 12, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 7  Tonight Strictly is at the half-way point.  Next week it’s Wembley, and an audience of over 6000, a goal some of the celebrities have been aiming for. But first there is the small matter of tonight’s show, with the first Argentine Tango’s of the series as well as a Jive, […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – Professional dancers – the women

September 17, 2011

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Ballet News | Strictly Come Dancing – Professional dancers – the women  Photograph : BBC Pictures The Strictly professional ladies were interviewed before they knew who their partners would be, so it’s interesting to see whether their wishes have been granted as the season begins at the end of this month. Or was it a case of […]

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Strictly report – 7 couples, 27th November

November 27, 2010

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It’s a tough week on Strictly Come Dancing for the seven remaining couples.  Back in television centre, Bruce and Tess open the show, with the front row partially filled with EastEnder actors.  Will this be a good night for Kara and Scott ?   First on the dance floor is Kara Tointon, with her dance partner Artem Chigventsev. Blackpool was […]

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Strictly week 7 – the full report

November 14, 2010

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It’s week seven of the Strictly competition – who is leaving this week ?  And who will make it to the Vegas of the North – Blackpool ?   We’re half-way through the show, and the couples can smell the greasepaint of the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool – and they all want to get through.  It’s always interesting […]

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Strictly results – week 4 and the 3rd celebrity leaves the show

October 24, 2010

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So, another Sunday evening and here we are, another celebrity about to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing 2010.  Do you miss Bruce on the results show ? Peter and Erin are currently at the bottom of the judges leaderboard, but did you vote for them and save them ?  The show kicks off with […]

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