Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Anton du Beke drops bombshell news on ‘quitting’ rumours

Fans of the show believed Anton had a great chance at taking home the Glitter Ball, but when he didn’t viewers instantly began speculating over whether he would quit the competition. This morning Anton appeared on Lorraine to discuss the show’s final episode of the year, and address the claims he would be leaving the […]

Strictly 2019: Anton Du Beke to quit show after 15 years as he looks for new challenge?

Anton Du Beke has been a family favourite on Strictly for the past 15 years but has never won the BBC show, and so after getting his partner EastEnders’ actor Emma Barton to this year’s final, the dancer has reportedly had enough and is said to be looking for new adventures. Anton and Emma were […]

Strictly 2019: Anton Du Beke and Kevin Clifton given new roles in major show shake-up

Strictly Come Dancing is heading into musicals week as the contestants take on the 11th stage of the competition. The end is near and while the celebrities have been training hard, the pros have also been working on something rather special for their opening performance. In true musical style, the celebrities partner’s will be dancing […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Emma Barton’s victory sealed after Anton Du Beke revelation?

“I’ve watched every show but the last one because I don’t think I would’ve been able to hold it together,” Saffron explained. “So, I just haven’t been able to watch yet,” she reiterated, before admitting her exit had been an “emotional rollercoaster”. “I think when you spend 10 weeks doing something and when you’re in […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Anton Du Beke makes dig at BBC over previous partners

Strictly Come Dancing is slowly but surely crossing celeb after celeb off the leaderboard as the final looms ever closer. But on Saturday’s show, one professional dancer had more to be thankful for than just making it though another week. And, to say he was ecstatic would be an under statement. On the floor with […]

Strictly 2019: Anton Du Beke and Shirley Ballas in HUGE row leaving Emma Barton near tears

Anton hit back: Sometimes there are four steps and three beats. Sometimes there are five steps and seven beats.  “Sometimes there are no steps,” he said, while shouting above the head judge.  Shirley didn’t let the interruption get to her, adding: “The first thing required in any dance is movement to music.  “You have to […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Anton Du Beke to break history in show first? Here’s how

Kelvin Fletcher remains the hot favourite to lift the Glitterball Trophy at 5/4 but Emma isn’t too far behind. Emma is the third favourite star at 7/1 behind CBBC presenter Karim Zeroual who’s priced at 3/1. OddsMonkey spokesman Peter Watton said: “Anton Du Beke is synonymous with Strictly, but the fact he has never won […]

Strictly’s Emma Barton ‘has legs that go on forever’ Anton Du Beke swoons

But don’t for one minute assume the most popular – and enduring – professional on Strictly Come Dancing isn’t a man without strong opinions. Take the so-called Strictly Curse. Does he ignore all that? “Personally, yes,” he says, “as I have no interest in any of it.” And yet, it’s not too hard to understand that, […]

Motsi Mabuse jibes Anton Du Beke on Strictly judge role snub ‘BBC know what they’re doing’

Most added she’s “excited” for her first live show, telling host Lorraine Kelly: “This time I can feel it within myself that I have different nerves that are being awakened and it’s good – this is a different challenge and I’m learning something more about myself.” Lorraine was keen to quiz Motsi on how she […]

Strictly Come Dancing: Anton Du Beke speaks out after losing judging role to Motsi Mabuse

Anton, 53, was one of the hot favourites to replace Darcey, 50, when the former Strictly Come Dancing judge announced her exit from the BBC dance show earlier this year. The Strictly veteran wasn’t the only professional rumoured to take the role, with Oti Mabuse, 28, also in the running. Yesterday, it was announced Oti’s […]