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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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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 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 | 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 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 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 Week 4

October 19, 2013

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

Strictly Come Dancing Week 4 This was the week that Sophie & Brendan’s Hollywood foxtrot had “an immaculate sense of style” according to Bruno and “fabulous clean pivots” from Craig Fiona & Anton’s Rhumba “lacked any sort of connection” according to Craig Mark & Iveta rapped their Cha Cha to a standing ovation from the audience […]

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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 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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Len Goodman’s Dancing Feet

November 29, 2012

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LEN GOODMAN enjoys a break during a Tea Dance at the spiritual home of Ballroom Dancing, Blackpool’s TOWER BALLROOM Len Goodman - (C) Roger Keech Productions Ltd - Photographer: Roger Keech

Len Goodman’s Dancing Feet, The British Ballroom Story  Let’s misbehave Strictly’s Len Goodman charts the rise and fall of British ballroom through two world wars and beyond. The scandal and outrage that followed the introduction of each new dance – even the Waltz and the Foxtrot – and beyond into jazz and ragtime and the nightclub […]

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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 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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Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final | Part Two

December 17, 2011

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Harry & Aliona

Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final Part 2 So, Chelsee, Harry and Jason have each danced twice – a dance chosen by the judges and their Show Dance.  Now one couple faces elimination, after which the remaining two couples will dance again twice – a new dance and one of their choosing. On a day when it’s been […]

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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 week 7

November 12, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing week 7  Tonight Strictly is at the half-way point.  Next week it’s Wembley, and an audience of over 6000, a goal some of the celebrities have been aiming for. But first there is the small matter of tonight’s show, with the first Argentine Tango’s of the series as well as a Jive, […]

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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 Come Dancing Week 3 | Broadway

October 15, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Broadway Week Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor Photograph : BBC Pictures For the first ever Broadway week on Strictly, the show opens with a group black and gold number including all of the celebrities. Tess Daly promises plenty of razzle and dazzle.  Let’s see! It’s curtain up! I bet Nancy wishes […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2010

December 25, 2010

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Erin Boag and The Rt. Hon Vince Cable MP Rest of cast left to right: Anton Du Beke, Ronni Ancona , John Barrowman, Kristina Rihanoff, Fern Britton, June Brownm Matthew Cutler, Vincent Simone

Tess Daly & Bruce Forsyth Photograph : BBC Pictures Christmas Day means only one thing – the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, and this year’s line-up is filled with actresses, comedians, actors and politicians plus another chance to see Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev, Strictly Champions, along with others from the main show. Tess and […]

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