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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week

December 3, 2016

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The Strictly Pro Dancers - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 | Musicals Week Five couples Quarter Finals One Astronaut With Major Tim Peake in the audience, and in the words of Danny Mac, “let’s do this!” Ore & Joanne kicked off Musicals Week with a Willy Wonka inspired “classic Foxtrot” (Bruno) with “a couple of balance issues” (Craig) and “pure ballroom style, […]

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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 Four | Every Sequin Photographed

October 18, 2014

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Thom Evans, Iveta Lukosiute - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Week Four Highlights from tonight’s show :  Joint leaders Caroline & Pasha and Jake & Janette with 33 points for their Quickstep and Jive respectively Frankie & Kevin Cha Cha’d to 32 Mark’s Tiger Feet “took the Quickstep at full gallop” according to Bruno and scored them 29 The illegal lifts […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Results | Blackpool Week

November 17, 2013

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The cast of Strictly Come Dancing 2013 - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

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 | Results Week 5

October 27, 2013

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Deborah and Robin leave Strictly Come Dancing Tess Daly, Deborah Meaden, Robin Windsor - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Results Week 5 Deborah Meaden is the fourth celebrity to leave the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013  Last night’s Strictly Come Dancing was full of glamour and glitz as hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly invited the twelve remaining couples to take to the dance floor in a […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Results Week 4

October 20, 2013

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Anya Garnis, Pasha Kovalev, Andrea Begley - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Results Week 4 Julien Macdonald is the third celebrity to depart the dance floor in Strictly Come Dancing 2013    It was another evening of sequins and sparkles in the Strictly ballroom as hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly invited the thirteen remaining couples to take to the dance floor […]

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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 | Love Week

October 12, 2013

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

Strictly Come Dancing | Love Week (week 3) A Strictly night of love songs Abbey & Aljaz jived down Penny Lane and Len commented, “a lot of please, please me and a little bit of help” Patrick & Anya’s Waltz earned them Bruno’s comment : “there were moments of dash and moments of restraint” and […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Dance Fusion Week

December 8, 2012

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**LIVE SHOW** Pasha Kovalev, Kimberley Walsh - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Week 10 It’s dance fusion week for the 6 remaining celebrities – a new concept for the UK but already seen on the US version of the show, Dancing with the Stars. It’s basically a mash-up of two dances, to one track. The dance can be half and half, or dip in […]

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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 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 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 Hollywood Results

October 21, 2012

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Jerry Hall and Anton Du Beke dance their farewell dance Anton Du Beke, Jerry Hall - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Hollywood Results week 3 All photographs © BBC Pictures. Strictly, no unauthorised reproduction. It’s a wrap for Jerry Hall as she Quicksteps out of the Strictly Come Dancing spotlight. Lights, camera, action! It was popcorn and sequins this weekend as Strictly hit Hollywood for a host of silver screen sensations! Sir Bruce […]

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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 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 | 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

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 | 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 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 – 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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