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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 | Week Five

October 24, 2015

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Georgia May Foote

Strictly Come Dancing | Week Five One Dirty Dancing Lift (from Georgia & Giovanni’s Disco Salsa) scoring 31 A dancing dozen Zara Tindall & Anita Dobson in the audience An almost picture perfect Rhumba from Peter & Janette, scoring them 29 A less than romantic Viennese Waltz from Carol & Pasha according to Bruno, scoring […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Semi-Final

December 13, 2014

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Frankie Bridge, Kevin Clifton - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Semi-Final Who would have thought it ? After a shaky start with their “not quite flawless” (Len) Foxtrot (35), Caroline & Pasha score a perfect 40 for their “hot salsa” (Darcey) and lead the scoreboard before the public vote. Jake & Janette went from Happy Hour at the Queen Vic in […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 2 | The First Elimination Weekend

October 4, 2014

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Pixie Lott, Trent Whiddon - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron

Strictly Come Dancing Week 2 | The First Elimination Weekend Tonight, for the first time this series, the public vote add their say to the mix. Fifteen celebrities potentially face the dance-off, though arguably Tess Daly opening the show by losing a shoe could place her in contention as well. Not the best timed Cinderella moment. The […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals Results

December 8, 2013

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Ashley and Ola take their final dance Ola Jordan, Ashley Taylor Dawson - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Quarter Finals Results Ashley Taylor Dawson becomes the tenth celebrity to leave the Strictly dance floor  With only two weeks until the grand final and the Strictly trophy in sight, hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman welcomed the remaining six couples onto the Strictly dance floor for another chance to impress judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig […]

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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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The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2012

December 25, 2012

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Fabrice Muamba, Aliona Vilani - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2012 Strictly Come Dancing decks the halls with glitterballs as JB Gill wins the 2012 Christmas special. Just a few days after the grand finale of the 2012 series, Strictly Come Dancing quickstepped back to screens to deck the halls with glitterballs for a one-off seasonal special, which saw […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final

December 22, 2012

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Flavia Cacace, Louis Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final (week 12) And then there were four. The Strictly Come Dancing Final has landed, and each of the couples has spent the week polishing two of their previous dances and perfecting a new show dance. The judges have picked one dance and the couples have picked their favourite from […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi-Final

December 15, 2012

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Dani Harmer, Vincent Simone - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing week 11 This is the week where 5 become 4, but only after each couple take to the floor to dance twice. Dani and Vincent open the semi final with their American Smooth, which has a Foxtrot base. Vincent tips a wish into the fountain and Dani approaches in a gorgeous rose […]

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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 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 Halloween Results

October 28, 2012

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The Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Halloween Results week 4 “Halloween horror for Sid Owen as he Cha Chas out of the Strictly Come Dancing spotlight” Things got eerie this week when ghosts and ghouls took over the Strictly ballroom on Saturday night as Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly invited the twelve remaining couples to face their […]

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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 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 Results – first elimination

October 14, 2012

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Tess Daly, Iveta Lukosiute, Johnny Ball - (C) BBC - Photographer: Des Willie

Strictly Come Dancing Results – first elimination On Strictly Come Dancing, the first elimination takes place in week 2, as the couples have one show where they don’t face the public vote. The judges marks are carried forward to this week, and added together with their scores for the week 2 dances which we saw […]

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