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Mark Wright is the sixth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

August 23, 2014

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Mark Wright is the sixth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 TV and Radio Presenter Mark Wright is the sixth celebrity to be confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Mark rose to fame as part of the BAFTA award winning constructed reality show The Only Way is Essex in 2010 […]

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Thom Evans is the fourth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

August 20, 2014

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Thom Evans is the fourth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014     Ex-rugby player Thom Evans is confirmed as the fourth celebrity taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Thom said: “I’m so happy to be doing the show, I cannot wait to get started. I’m really looking forward to […]

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Alison Hammond is the third contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

August 19, 2014

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Alison Hammond is the third contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 TV Presenter Alison Hammond is confirmed as the third celebrity taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Alison announced the news on ITV’s This Morning earlier today. Alison made her name as a contestant on the third series of ‘Big […]

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Judy Murray is the second contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

August 18, 2014

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Judy Murray is the second contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Judy Murray will be swapping her tennis racquet for dancing shoes as she is confirmed as the second celebrity taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. Judy said: “I’m a huge Strictly Come Dancing fan but a total armchair dancer. […]

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Frankie Bridge confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014

August 13, 2014

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Frankie Bridge confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2014   Frankie Bridge is the first celebrity to be confirmed for the line-up for Strictly Come Dancing 2014. She made the announcement this morning, during an appearance on BBC Breakfast with her fellow bandmates from The Saturdays. “I’m such a huge fan of Strictly! I’ve always wanted […]

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Professional Dancers Confirmed

June 1, 2014

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Professional Dancers Confirmed  The BBC can today confirm the line-up of professional dancers partnering celebrities for the next series of BBC One’s flagship entertainment series Strictly Come Dancing, including two brand new faces - Tristan MacManus and Joanne Clifton. Joanne Clifton joins Strictly as a professional partner alongside her brother Kevin, who joined Strictly in 2013 and was […]

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BBC Worldwide celebrates 50th country sale of Strictly Come Dancing

April 8, 2014

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BBC Worldwide celebrates 50th country sale of Strictly Come Dancing   8th April 2014, Cannes:  BBC Worldwide announced today that it has sold Dancing with the Stars to Planet TV in Slovenia, marking the 50th country to license the format of this global TV phenomenon. Since Strictly Come Dancing aired on BBC One in the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Bruce Forsyth steps down as regular weekly host

April 4, 2014

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Sir Bruce Forsyth - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Bruce Forsyth steps down as host Sir Bruce Forsyth is stepping down as the regular weekly host of Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC has confirmed. He said it was the “right time to step down from the rigours” of hosting the live show, which celebrates its 12th series later this year. […]

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Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet

April 2, 2014

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Darcey Bussell at White Lodge Museum with Jay Jolley, Acting Director of The Royal Ballet School. Photo: Brian Slater

Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet A very special exhibition is being mounted this spring to mark the fifth anniversary of White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre, based at The Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park. Darcey Bussell: from Student to Star of The Royal Ballet will chart Darcey Bussell’s […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Sport Relief

March 22, 2014

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Pasha Kovalev, Hannah Cockroft - (C) COMIC RELIEF - Photographer: N/A

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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Abbey Clancy is crowned Queen of the 2013 Strictly Come Dancing

December 22, 2013

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Aljaz Skorjanec, Abbey Clancy - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Abbey Clancy is crowned Queen of the 2013 Strictly Come Dancing ballroom in first ever all female final  After an electrifying night in the ballroom, Abbey Clancy  and partner Aljaz Skorjanec lifted the coveted glitter ball trophy in the Strictly Come Dancing 2013 live grand final – the show’s first ever all female final.   […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final 2013

December 21, 2013

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

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final 2013 2 live shows 4 finalists 1 historic all-girl final 1 glitterball First up, the finalists must dance the judges choice, which for Suzanna & Kevin was their Quickstep. Len said “what a wonderful start” and Bruno said “high spirit, high energy.” They scored 37 Abbey & Aljaz danced […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Semi Final Results

December 15, 2013

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Micheline Marmol, Craig Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Semi Final Results Patrick Robinson is the latest casualty of the ballroom as he fails to make the Strictly Final Sophie Ellis Bextor, Abbey Clancy, Susanna Reid and Natalie Gumede are through to the first ever all female Strictly Final With the grand final and the Strictly trophy in sight, hosts Sir […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Semi Finals

December 14, 2013

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Brendan Cole, Sophie Ellis-Bextor - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Semi Finals 11 weeks 5 couples 2 dances each Bruno commented on Natalie & Artem’s Salsa “you put just the right amount of fluidity and all the ingredients for a fantastic salsa.” Craig said “I couldn’t find much wrong with it. Just wonderful to watch. Brilliant.” They scored a perfect 40. Patrick […]

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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 | 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 | The Quarter Finals

December 7, 2013

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

Strictly Come Dancing | The Quarter Finals This week, in the quarter finals, the Swing-a-thon returns to sort the wheat from the chaff. Tonight’s Strictly Details are : Ashley and Ola Salsa to Gloria Estefan’s party tune ‘Conga’. Patrick and Anya Rumba to ‘When I Was Your Man’ by Bruno Mars. Abbey and Aljaz perform a Viennese […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Musicals Week Results

December 1, 2013

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Mark and Iveta's goodbye dance with Ashley and Ola looking on in the background. Iveta Lukosiute, Mark Benton - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Musicals Week Results The curtain finally falls on Mark Benton as he becomes the ninth celebrity to leave the Strictly dance floor Saturday Night Fever hit the ballroom this weekend with a host of spectacular routines from the musicals on Strictly Come Dancing. Hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly welcomed the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Musicals week

November 30, 2013

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The scores are in for Abbey Clancey Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | Musicals week This was the week that : 7 Guys & Dolls 3 weeks to the Strictly final 4 perfect 10′s in one dance for the first time this series 1 musical blast   In a series of stand-out Charleston’s, Patrick & Anya’s take on the dance flew through the Chitty Chitty Bang […]

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