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Strictly Come Dancing | Christmas Special 2011

December 25, 2011

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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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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 Grand Final | Part One

December 17, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing in Blackpool for the final in 3D Chelsee Healey. Harry Judd. Jason Donovan. Three finalists. Four dances. One glitterball. Spartacus meets Frankie Goes to Hollywood opens the show; or rather, the Strictly professional men, later joined by the Gladiator girls complete with fishing nets. And then the three finalists arrive by chariot […]

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Strictly Come Dancing semi final results

December 11, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing semi final results Kristina Rihanoff opens the results show in vibrant pink, to Paint it Black, accompanied by two of her professional female colleagues and three of the Strictly pro men, who are dressed in sparkly black. It’s surely the photo of the season !  Captured to make her dress look like […]

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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 | Movie week results

December 4, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Movie week results (week 10) Is there a better dance to get you in the swing of things that the Charleston ? The Strictly pro dancers lark their way through a sepia tinted routine packed with tricks and spills. Oh Lord. Tess has wrapped herself in too-short gold lame and tottering […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Movie week

December 3, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Movie week 10 Saturday night at the movies…. with the Strictly pros. Vincent hamming it up, Len serving the popcorn; perfect Saturday night entertainment. Tess & Bruce have a red carpet, as the camera pans on the celebrities in the audience, including last year’s Champion Kara Tointon. As you can see […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 9 results

November 27, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 9 – the results Last night saw the celebrities trying to raise their game as the competition speeds towards the final.  It wasn’t entirely successful.  Harry and Aliona danced a great Quickstep but Holly and Artem struggled with Holly’s innate reticence which is gradually impeding her chances of reaching the final […]

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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 results | Wembley week 8

November 20, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing results | Wembley week 8   Last night’s Strictly Come Dancing show came live from Wembley Arena, and now it’s time to see who has been voted off. But first…… Not one but two glorious Mini’s decked out in Union Jacks take pride of place on the stage, as a Beatles medley plays and […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Wembley Week 8

November 19, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Wembley Week 8  So, here we are.  Wembley. Appropriately, the Strictly pros open the show with We Will Rock You, Radio GaGa etc in a Queen medley. Even the judges have a cameo appearance. There are silk walkers high above the stage and a raised dias, but the space still looks […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The BBC Newsreaders for Children in Need

November 18, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | The BBC Newsreaders for Children in Need Tonight, for Children in Need, four BBC Newsreaders – Sian Williams, Sophie Raworth, Emily Maitlis and Susanna Reid teamed up with Strictly Professional dancers Vincent Simone, Pasha Kovalev, Robin Windsor and Ian Waite to dance a Cha Cha Cha. The newsreaders and professional dancers […]

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Strictly results week 7

November 13, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 7 The X-factor is on Strictly  With the Wembley show now within sniffing distance, which couple has lost the public vote this week ? First we are off with six Strictly professionals, dressed, on Rembrance Sunday, in patriotic red, white and blue. Tess seems to be wearing a bandage, but at least her poppy […]

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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 Bonfire Night results show

November 6, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6 – results show The Strictly professional ladies open the show, dancing to Beyonce’s Run the World (Girls). Claudia (in her pajamas – heavens, what is wrong with the styling this series?) introduces the treats to come – Bruce Forsyth singing and Westlife. Then we run through last night’s show as the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6 – Bonfire Night

November 5, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 6  Let’s light the Strictly touchpaper and see what Lulu and Brendan have in store for us this week with their Tango. Body contact could be better, and Lulu is hopping between turns to keep up with Brendan, but she hasn’t forgotten the routine! Len Goodman is on holiday this week, and so […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2012

October 31, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2012 Who would have thought that Strictly would be back for a ninth series ? So far we’ve seen new choreographic ideas, with Artem Chigvintsev and Holly Valance dancing to Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake music; Holly dressed as Black Swan, and we’ve seen several celebrities leave the show – including the shock […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The results for Halloween week 5

October 30, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | The results for Halloween week 5 Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor dancing the tango to Devil Woman by Cliff Richard Photograph : BBC Pictures 8 Professional Strictly dancers kick off the Strictly results show – geeky boys in glasses and check shirts and leather and lace clad girls bewtitching them. The routine […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – Halloween week with Swan Lake

October 29, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing – Halloween week (5)  Last year, one of my all time favourite weeks was Halloween, because everything came together – the costumes, hair and make-up, and the dancing. 3 Tangos, 3 Pasos, 1 Samba, 1 Jive, 1 American Smooth, 1 Rhumba and 1 Quickstep. But will they match up to last year […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The results for week 4

October 23, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | The results for week 4 The Strictly professional dancers open the show, the ladies in fluro, fluted skirts and great intention. The audience love the routine ! And so we are down to business…. Claudia introduces Saturday night’s dance floor drama, and we are whipped through the ups and downs of […]

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