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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 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 | 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 | Halloween Week

November 1, 2014

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L - R Pasha Kovalev, Caroline Flack - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Halloween Week Halloween Highlights : A fang-tastic opening from the pro dancers and celebrities first catsuit of the series Frankie & Kevin closed the show and topped the leaderboard with a Tango that earned them 37 points (one 10) Mark & Karen delivered “a sweet shop full of tasty treats” (Len) […]

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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 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 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 | 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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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano nominated for Personality of the Year

November 26, 2012

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The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano nominated for Personality of the Year The Royal Ballet’s Fernando Montano has been nominated for a prestigious Latin-UK  (LUKAS) award – Personality of the Year. LUKAS is the world´s first ever awards ceremony to recognise the contribution of Britain´s one million Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese residents. It is a […]

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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 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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BBC Worldwide today launches the first ever free-to-play online game based on the BBC’s hit entertainment show Strictly Come Dancing.

September 10, 2012

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BBC Worldwide today launches the first ever free-to-play online game based on the BBC’s hit entertainment show Strictly Come Dancing.Strictly Keep Dancing is available now to UK players at Strictly Keep Dancing and goes live at the same time as its American version Dancing with the Stars: Keep Dancing, which also launches in the U.S. today, […]

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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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