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Behind The Scenes | Call The Midwife Gets A Strictly Makeover for Children In Need

November 13, 2015

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Hit BBC One Show, Call the Midwife gets a glittering Strictly make over as four of its stars take to the dancefloor for a BBC Children In Need Special. - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Behind The Scenes | Call The Midwife Gets A Strictly Makeover for Children In Need    

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Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief

March 22, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief Four Paralympians – Martine Wright, David Clarke, Hannah Cockroft and Nathan Stephens took to the Strictly dance floor in aid of Sport Relief. They were inspirational in their outlook and their dancing. Partnered by four of Strictly’s pro dancers – Ian Waite, Karen Hauer, Pasha Kovalev and Iveta Lukosiute – […]

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The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013

December 25, 2013

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Pasha Kovalev, Flavia Cacace, Janette Manrara, Robin Windsor, Ian Waite, Karen Hauer - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013 2 huskies one snowboard one swing one igloo Kicking off the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, Ricky & Janette’s Quickstep “was like a glass of champagne” according to Len, and “full of treats and on trend” according to Bruno. Darcey found their routine “sugary & crisp” and they […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013

December 14, 2013

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Pasha Kovalev, Flavia Cacace, Janette Manrara, Robin Windsor, Ian Waite, Karen Hauer - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013   The celebrities taking part in the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special for 2013 were announced recently. The full line-up is : Anton Du Beke, Rufus Hound, Flavia Cacace, Elaine Paige, Pasha Kovalev, Janette Manrara, Ricky Norwood, Rochelle Humes, Ian Waite, Aliona Vilani, Matt Goss, Sara cox, Robin Windsor, […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013

November 30, 2013

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Anton Du Beke, Rufus Hound, Flavia Cacace, Elaine Paige, Pasha Kovalev, Janette Manrara, Ricky Norwood, Rochelle Humes, Ian Waite, Aliona Vilani, Matt Goss, sara cox, Robin Windsor, Karen Hauer - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013 This week the line-up was announced for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, and here are two newly released images. Strictly So Far STRICTLY COME DANCING 2013 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL LINEUP CONFIRMED Strictly Come Dancing Results Week 9 Strictly Come Dancing week 9 Strictly Come Dancing | Natalie Gumede & […]

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STRICTLY COME DANCING 2013 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL LINEUP CONFIRMED

November 25, 2013

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STRICTLY COME DANCING 2013 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL LINEUP CONFIRMED   Deck the halls with glitter balls… the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special returns once again to light up a magical Christmas Day, as six brand new celebrities take part in a festive edition of the nation’s much loved show. Tonight it was confirmed officially on It […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Presenters

September 3, 2013

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Presenters Sir Bruce Forsyth The nation’s favourite presenter and entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth is back to co-present his 11th series of Strictly Come Dancing.  With a TV career spanning over seventy years, Sir Bruce has entertained millions and is best known for hit shows such as Sunday Night at the […]

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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 | rehearsal injury for Aliona Vilani

October 1, 2012

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Strictly Come Dancing | rehearsal injury for Aliona Vilani Iveta Lukosiute, current world champion in 10 styles of ballroom at 32 and from Lithuania, replaces injured Aliona Vilani for the first live show in the current series of Strictly Come Dancing this Friday, October 5th. Lukosiute has appeared on So You Think You Can Dance […]

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

September 18, 2012

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Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own   A Gala Evening Performance CELEBRATION! ‘In a class of their own’ Featuring stars of The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing, West End Productions and many more well-known artists who have generously agreed to perform. Directed by Wayne Sleep, Royal […]

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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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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 Christmas Day Special 2011

November 23, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Day Special Strictly quicksteps back to bring a sprinkling of festive sparkle to your Christmas day. Five new twinkling stars will don their sequins and dust off their dancing shoes in the hope of delivering a Christmas treat. The five-star line-up will bring together stars of stage and screen, sport 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 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 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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Strictly report – week 4

October 23, 2010

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So. it’s Charleston or Tango week for the remaining Strictly contestants.  Fun, or drama ?  Tantalising or charming ? All of the couples look happy and confident walking down the stairs, the celebrities in ever shrinking costumes !  Kara Tointon probably wins the award for the least amount of fabric. Jimi Mistry, who is loving […]

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Ballet NEWS | Darcey Bussell interviewed

March 4, 2010

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Darcey Bussell as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing in December 2009 Photography throughout : BBC Pictures Darcey Bussell CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). A fitting honour, given that Darcey is regarded as one of the greatest British ballerinas of all time. She has danced all of the classics during […]

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