Strictly Come Dancing

Comprehensive coverage of BBC One’s glitzy ballroom show Strictly Come Dancing, including celeb contestants Sophie Ellis Bextor, Natale Gumede, Ashley Taylor Dawson and much more.

Strictly Come Dancing: Ola Jordan will NOT be on 2015 live tour & Steve Backshall on bullying row

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When Steve Backshall was voted off Strictly Come Dancing last weekend, many wondered if that would be the last viewers see of his professional dancer partner Ola Jordan too, given that her stint on the show this year has been dogged by controversy.

From the outset of this year’s series, it seemed Ola’s place on the BBC show was becoming increasingly untenable as her husband James – who was fired from the show ahead of the new run – constantly slated Strictly’s bosses and as time went on, his rants about the BBC became ever more confrontational… Read more & comment »

Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Mark Wright in tears as Rachel Riley BLASTS I’m a Celebrity!

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If there’s one thing that scares the celebrities every weekend before they head out onto the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor, it’s making a mockery of their dance routine. Nope, not for Mark Wright… he’s more scared about blubbering everywhere.

In a recent interview, the former TOWIE star has revealed that he’s scared that he’ll end up having a breakdown on the show.
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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 RESULTS! Who left? Steve Backshall or Sunetra Sarker?

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It seems we’re getting down to the nitty gritty on the current series of Strictly Come Dancing now, and every elimination from now until the final is going to be brutal as there’s some really good dancers left on the show.

However, it seems this weekend just wasn’t Steve’s best as he has become the eighth celebrity to be eliminated from the competition.
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Strictly Come Dancing results: Steve Backshall leaving? & Sunetra Sarker’s done in!


Steve Backshall was a little apprehensive when he took to the Strictly Come Dancing dance floor last night and all because he was missing a great friend.

A week after Judy Murray was eliminated from the ITV show, the handsome presenter admitted that he was pining for the tennis coach and sports personality and told his fans on Twitter:

“First weekend without the glorious @judmoo to talk nonsense and eat shortbread with. Strictly towers just ain’t the same :(”

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Sunetra Sarker next to LEAVE?

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There’s only a few weeks left of the current series of Strictly Come Dancing 2014, and what an amazing year it has been so far.

There’s some really good dancers left in the competition such as Pixie Lott and Frankie Bridge, but this weekend, one more celebrity must be sent home, but who will it be?
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Strictly Come Dancing viewers delighted by Claudia Winkleman return, but Tess Daly’s missing Bruce Forsyth

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Strictly Come Dancing viewers were delighted when host Claudia Winkleman returned to the show last night, but of course, given that her recent absence had been because she was at her daughter Matilda’s bedside in hospital – the 8-year-old suffered burns in an accident at Halloween – her comeback was an emotional one.

Claudia first revealed that she was headed back to the show on Twitter, writing, “I’m coming back to Strictly this weekend but am out of practice so please bear with me.” Read more & comment »

Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Week 9 – LIVE BLOG! Frankie Bridge & Jake Wood TOP the leaderboard!

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Strictly Come Dancing continues this evening, and the good news is that Claudia Winkleman is BACK!

There’s only eight celebrities left in the competition at this stage, and they’re all petty good at this dancing malarky, so it should be a good show this evening. Head on inside for tonight’s live blog…
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Sunetra Sarker LEAVING Strictly Come Dancing? Results…


Sunetra Sarker is the bookies’ clear favourite to eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing this weekend but Brendan Cole shouldn’t panic just yet, as Steve Backshall is close on her heels with odds of 6/4.

It’s been reported that Cole is expecting his partner to be voted off in the next few weeks, however t’s also been claimed that Steve is desperate to go, having been at loggerheads with his professional partner Ola Jordan for most of the series.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2014 to feature same-sex dancing couple for the first time! Robin Windsor & Aljaz Skorjanec!

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Earlier this year, it was suggested that this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing could feature the first same-sex dancing couple in the show’s history, but it was nothing more than a rumour.

However, on this weekend’s show, we will see the first same-sex dancing couple, albeit, only for a few seconds, as part of the group dance.
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Strictly Come Dancing 2014: Claudia Winkleman returning to show this weekend! CONFIRMED!

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It has been confirmed this evening that Claudia Winkleman IS returning to Strictly Come Dancing this weekend!

Claudia has been absent from Strictly for the past three weekends, and even missed the Blackpool special last week whilst she’s been taking care of her daughter, but she will make a triumphant return tomorrow night.
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