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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Week 10

November 26, 2016

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Oti Mabuse, Danny Mac - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Week 10 Week 10 Deets : Claudia and AJ danced the Argentine Tango to ‘Cry Me A River’ by Justin Timberlake Danny and Oti danced the Samba to ‘Magalenha’ by Sergio Mendes Ed and Katya danced the Tango to ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ by The Rolling Stones Judge Rinder and Oksana danced the Rhumba to ‘Lean On Me’ by Bill Withers Louise and Kevin […]

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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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Laura Whitmore is the seventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016

November 6, 2016

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Claudia Winkleman, Tess Daly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Laura Whitmore is the seventh celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2016   This weekend, Laura Whitmore became the seventh contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing as she faced Ore Oduba in the dreaded dance off. The judges’ scores were combined with the results of the viewers’ vote to decide the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Songs & Dances revealed for 1st show

September 23, 2016

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Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: JAY BROOKS

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Songs & Dances revealed for 1st show With the first live show tonight @ 9pm on BBC One, the full list of songs/dances has been released.   Anastacia and Brendan will be dancing the Cha Cha to ‘Lady Marmalade’ by Christina Aguilera, Mya, Lil’ Kim and Pink Claudia and AJ […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 5

October 25, 2014

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

Strictly Come Dancing Week Five This was the week that : the top 12 danced for a place in Halloween week the 4 who score danced into the ballroom Pixie & Trent closed the show and topped the leaderboard with a “wonderfully crazy” (Darcey) Samba scoring 35 Jake & Janette pulled into Walford station with […]

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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 Results Week 9

November 24, 2013

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Ben and Kristina take their final dance Kristina Rihanoff, Ben Cohen - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Strictly Come Dancing Results Week 9 Ben Cohen is the eighth celebrity to leave the Strictly dance floor as Mark Benton survives his third dance-off It was another evening of sequins and sparkles on Saturday night as Strictly Come Dancing waltzed back home to Elstree Studios following last weekend’s phenomenal seaside special brought from the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Results | Blackpool Week

November 17, 2013

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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 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 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 week 6

November 10, 2012

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Lisa Riley, Robin Windsor - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 6 The Strictly Top Ten line up at the half-way point of the competition to try to dance into Wembley Arena next week. Tonight’s show opens with hideous stuff from Tess and Claudia Winkleman (gawky and awkward, unnecessary lifts), who is standing in for Bruce Forsyth this week. Why does Claud […]

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Strictly Come Dancing week 5

November 3, 2012

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Fern Britton, Artem Chigvinstev - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 5 Have Bruce & Tess been on the sauce this afternoon ? Both seem overly sparky on this fiery Bonfire Night, as the 11 celebrities battle for one of the 10 places remaining. There is no theme this week; it should be an evening of pure dancing. Kimberley and Pasha dance 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 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

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 – 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 | Week 4

October 22, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4 It’s Strictly Saturday night, and are we in for a night of proper dancing this week ? Jason ‘The Midwife’ Donovan and Kristina kick off the show, quite literally, with the Paso Doble. Training looks tough but the routine is strong. I’d prefer Jason not to be blowing bubbles with […]

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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 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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