Strictly will be an absolute ball says host Katie, first star to sign up

She told BBC Breakfast: “I think it gives a wider message that my past and the way I look is irrelevant. “That’s something I’m really proud of.” And she let slip that she had a dream dancer partner, confessing: “I would like to be partnered with Giovanni. Giovanni, if you’re watching, I’m coming for you!” […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Faye Tozer second star confirmed to compete

Strictly Come Dancing fans were delighted to hear Faye Tozer will take to the dance floor later this year. The announcement comes just hours after Katie Piper was confirmed as the first celebrity to take part during this morning’s BBC Breakfast. Speaking about joining the line-up, Faye revealed she struggled to keep it a secret. […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Confirmed contestants taking part in BBC show here

Strictly Come Dancing fever is sweeping the UK right now as the BBC have began drip-feeding the 2018 line-up to eager fans.  Viewers will have to keep their eyes peeled across the BBC and some lucky ITV programmes to discover who will be taking part.  In the past, the show has launched a new name […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Tess Daly drops line-up revelation ahead of series launch?

Strictly Come Dancing will be returning to screens this Autumn with a new line-up of celebrities competing for the infamous Glitterball Trophy.  Whilst rumours circulate as to who will be taking part in this year’s series, host Tess Daly, 49, who has fronted Strictly Come Dancing since it began in 2004, has revealed when the line-up will be announced to the public.  […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 news: Star hints format could CHANGE after pros were dropped

Former Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson, 33, made it all the way to the grand final with her partner Aljaž Škorjanec, 28, last year. Since the thrilling 2017 series came to an end, there have been some amendments to the cast of Strictly Come Dancing pros, with both Brendan Cole, 42, and Chloe Hewitt, 22, confirmed […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Will this former Great British Bake Off star sign up?

Great British Bake Off runner-up Jane Beedle, 63, revealed she would sign up to the show “in a shot” if she was asked, but admitted she doesn’t think she would get very far as she has “two left feet”. She exclusively told Express.co.uk: “The biggest reality show is Strictly Come Dancing, I would do that […]

Strictly 2018: Shirley Ballas tells Celeb Juice star to 'shut the f*** up' in joke rant

The new season of Celebrity Juice continues this evening, and brings back host Keith Lemon and his panellists Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton. Tonight’s episode will see comedian Johnny team up with Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas, when talk turned to replacing Len Goodman. But as Johnny spiralled into one of his infamous rants […]

Strictly Ballroom review: Will Young steals the show in delightful Baz Luhrmann adaptation

Scott Hastings is a prodigiously talented dancer, who is determined to create his own steps, thereby defying the corrupt, conservative president of the Australian Dance Federation, Barry Fife. In the process, he ditches his glamorous, bespangled partner, Liz, for the dowdy, bespectacled newcomer, Fran. Luhrmann originally wrote the story for the stage, to which director/choreographer […]

Emmerdale bosses shut down Anthony Quinlan Strictly Come Dancing rumours

It was rumoured the ITV soap star would be paired up with his real-life girlfriend Dianne Buswell who is a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing. But the statement may come as a disappointment for fans of Anthony, who plays Pete Barton on Emmerdale. “There are no plans for Anthony to do Strictly,” a spokesperson […]