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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London

September 8, 2014

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Spectacular Evening of Dance Entertainment at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London   Major stars of ballet combine with other performers to present a unique and dazzling program of dance with 12 short & exciting pieces including several premieres and new works alongside well loved classics. The event is in aid of new charity Dance Again Foundation which […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2010

December 25, 2010

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Erin Boag and The Rt. Hon Vince Cable MP Rest of cast left to right: Anton Du Beke, Ronni Ancona , John Barrowman, Kristina Rihanoff, Fern Britton, June Brownm Matthew Cutler, Vincent Simone

Tess Daly & Bruce Forsyth Photograph : BBC Pictures Christmas Day means only one thing – the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, and this year’s line-up is filled with actresses, comedians, actors and politicians plus another chance to see Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev, Strictly Champions, along with others from the main show. Tess and […]

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Strictly Final – part 2

December 18, 2010

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Having danced twice, one couple’s dream of holding aloft the Glitterball is over. Our three finalists are lined up in front of the Glitterball – one of them is about to leave.  The couple with the lowest number of votes will be eliminated. First of all, Tess introduces a retrospective on the drama of the […]

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Strictly News | The Final – part one

December 18, 2010

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So here we are.  The Strictly Final.  Pamela & James, Matt & Aliona, Kara & Artem. Who will leave with the Glitterball tonight ? The grand final kicks off with the Strictly Professionals dancing to Eye of the Tiger, with the ladies holding placards aloft with the finalists names on. The finalists are welcomed onto the set, […]

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Strictly NEWS – the semi final results and a double elimination

December 12, 2010

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After two consecutive nights of dancing on Strictly in the semi finals, who will make it through to the final and who will be voted out of the show ?  If you’ve resisted searching on the internet to find out already (and the server was struggling to cope last night on one particular site – surely a good enough […]

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Strictly News – semi finals weekend – photographs from the live show

December 12, 2010

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Friday night saw the first half of the Strictly semi final, and now here are the photographs from the live show.

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Strictly News : semi final weekend part two

December 12, 2010

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Friday night saw the first half of the Strictly semi final, with photographs from the dress run & live show.  On Saturday night, the five remaining couples danced for a place in the final. Here’s how they got on. Scott had been looking forward to his Charleston in training, saying that he thought it would bring out […]

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Strictly News brings you photographs from the live semi final

December 11, 2010

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Last night saw the first half of the Strictly semi final, with photographs from the dress run.  Here are the images from the live show – enjoy !

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Strictly Come Dancing semi finals weekend

December 11, 2010

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So it’s the big Strictly weekend with a double elimination, leaving three couples to compete in the final. Pamela & James begin proceedings with their Paso Double.  It’s not a bad start – very intense but there are a few wobbles, which Craig later pointed out, and it was a bit laboured in places.  Pamela […]

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Strictly movie week – the results

December 5, 2010

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Quarter finals week on Strictly Come Dancing saw our stars tackle the silver screen icons as themed dances.  Last night I selected dress run photographs to accompany my report on the show. The live show images were fascinating, as ever – it’s always great to see close up what you might have missed on the night. The […]

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Strictly movie week – stills from the live show

December 5, 2010

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Quarter finals week on Strictly Come Dancing saw our stars tackle the sliver screen icons as themed dances.  Last night I selected dress run photographs to accompany my report on the show.  These images are from the live show – enjoy ! The programme was introduced with short excerpts by the professional dancers, from the movies […]

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Strictly quarter finals – and we’re off to the movies

December 4, 2010

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So, it’s quarter finals week on Strictly Come Dancing.  With a movie theme, which couples will dazzle ? The Professionals start the show off with scenes from the movies.  So will Scott & Natalie deliver box office gold ? He has a James Bond themed dance, which he seems to be enjoying in training.  A […]

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Strictly results – who will leave the show in the week before the quarter finals ?

November 28, 2010

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Tonight’s show opens with the Strictly Come Dancing professionals in a fast and furious jive, dressed in purple and black, perhaps in honour of Prince, whose song they are dancing to.  Who will be this weeks casualty ? Claudia Winkleman introduces the other acts tonight, James Blunt and Ola & James Jordan’s rumba.  But first, we have the judges […]

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Strictly Come Dancing LIVE SHOW in photographs

November 27, 2010

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Here is the Strictly Come Dancing live show in pictures (click here for the dress run images and a full report on the show). Enjoy !

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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 in Blackpool – the results

November 21, 2010

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Kicking off the results show, the Strictly Professional Ladies strut their stuff  to ‘Can you handle this (Blackpool) ?‘ Tess, dressed in silver, introduces the judges and hands over to Claudia.  Duffy and Cirque du Soleil are on the bill, but first the judges go through earlier events to re-cap on the performances.   Craig recalled the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing – Blackpool week

November 20, 2010

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Tonight the Strictly team have de-camped from London and headed north to Blackpool.  Viva Las Vegas !  The show opens with feathers and show girls, to the song of the same name by Elvis. There are fireworks, and then Bruce & Tess appear – Tess in palazzo pants for a change.  In siren red. Patsy […]

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Strictly week 7 in pictures

November 15, 2010

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Hi everyone, So sorry for the delay in getting the Strictly pictures to you this week. BUT, I am delighted to say that the photographs are completely worth the wait !  Matt’s rhumba face; Scott’s jive, not to mention Gavin and Bruno!  Enjoy…

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Strictly week 7 – the results

November 14, 2010

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   Tonight’s Strictly results show begins with the Professionals American Smooth, with the ladies in silver and gold long satin dresses.  Len described the live show as “the war on the floor” with so much going on.  Alesha felt that Michelle had almost given up, as she stood in front of the judges and agreed with […]

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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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