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 2015: Adrian Chiles & fame hungry Karen Danczuk being lined up?

Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Adrian Chiles & fame hungry Karen Danczuk being lined up?

It’s that time of the year again where the rumours about the Strictly Come Dancing line-up start coming out to play.

It only seems like two minutes ago the last series of Strictly Come Dancing left our screens with Caroline Flack as the winner, but today, the rumour mill started to turn again. So, just who has been rumoured to be joining the line-up this year?
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Michelle Keegan will NEVER sign up to Strictly Come Dancing! But why?

Michelle Keegan will NEVER sign up to Strictly Come Dancing! But why?

Last year, former The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright took part in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, and ahead of the show’s debut last autumn, it was rumoured that his fiancé, ex-Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan may have signed up too.

However, that didn’t transpire to be the case, but it was believed that she only turned down an offer from the show’s bosses because she was too busy filming her role in new drama, Ordinary Lies.

So could we then see Michelle taking part in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing? Well, apparently not, given that watching Mark on the show last year has evidently put Michelle right off ever taking part.

Speaking to the Radio Times, the lovely Michelle said, “It was so horrible watching Mark…”

She then explained, “Mark’s a more confident person than me, and I remember seeing how nervous he was and thinking, ‘If he’s like that, I just couldn’t do it’.”

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But might we at least expect to see Michelle and Mark throwing some ballroom shapes when they have the first dance at their wedding? That’s a no too apparently.

Michelle said, “Everyone assumes we’re going to do something choreographed, but we’re not.

“I couldn’t do that anyway because I’m rubbish.”

The loved-up pair haven’t as yet set the date for their wedding, and right now, they’re busy enjoying a luxury holiday in the Caribbean.

Michelle has been sharing pictures of herself and Mark on her Twitter and Instagram accounts, and we have to say, they’ve made us well jel…

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But back to Michelle and her role in Ordinary Lies, and the drama debuts on BBC1 tonight at 9pm. The drama follows the story of how seemingly unimportant lies affect the lives of workers at a car showroom.

In it, Michelle stars alongside Sally Lindsay, another former Coronation Street star, and ex-EastEnders actress, Jo Joyner. Comedian Jason Manford also stars in the dram, as do Max Beesley and Mackenzie Crook.

Here’s a look at the show’s trailer…

CBB’s Katie Price for Strictly Come Dancing 2015? Salman Rushdie unlikely to be a fan…

CBB’s Katie Price for Strictly Come Dancing 2015? Salman Rushdie unlikely to be a fan…

It’s been reported today that Celebrity Big Brother winner Katie Price could be set to strut her stuff on the dance floor during this year’s new series of Strictly Come Dancing, which debuts on the BBC in the autumn.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Anton Du Beke replacing Craig Revel Horwood?

Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Anton Du Beke replacing Craig Revel Horwood?

Strictly Come Dancing is set to return to our screens later this year with a whole new cast of dancing wannabes.

But, will we see a rejig of the judging panel before the show returns to the BBC? Only time will tell…
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Ian Waite returning for Strictly Come Dancing 2015?

Ian Waite returning for Strictly Come Dancing 2015?

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Ian Waite has revealed that he would love to return to the Strictly Come Dancing team for the next series of the hit BBC dance show.

The star was cut from the professional lineup two years ago, amidst a major shakeup of the cast and crew but since he’s remained involved in the show on some level ever since, he’s hopeful he can eventually make a comeback.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Zoe Ball reveals she never wants to present the main show on a full-time basis!

Strictly Come Dancing: Zoe Ball reveals she never wants to present the main show on a full-time basis!

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Last year Claudia Winkleman was forced to take a couple of weeks away from the main show due to an accident that her daughter had around the Halloween period.

It was then that Zoe Ball was asked to step in for Claudia, and many viewers took to social networking websites to beg for Zoe to be given a position on the main show. But, you can stop asking, because she doesn’t even want to present the main show…
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Strictly Come Dancing’s Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev planning to tie the knot and have kids?

Strictly Come Dancing’s Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev planning to tie the knot and have kids?

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Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev really were hit by that ‘Strictly Curse’ when the Countdown queen appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, but it hasn’t worked out badly for them.

The pair have been dating for a while now, but is a wedding on the cards so soon?
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Strictly’s Caroline Flack dating The 1975 singer Matt Healy?

Strictly’s Caroline Flack dating The 1975 singer Matt Healy?

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Soon after Caroline Flack left her job as presenter of X Factor spin-off show The Xtra Factor last year, she signed up to take part in Strictly Come Dancing, and of course won the show, so her year ended on a high.

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Strictly’s Claudia Winkleman nominated for awards, but not Tess Daly?

Strictly’s Claudia Winkleman nominated for awards, but not Tess Daly?

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It’s been revealed today that Strictly Come Dancing newbie – she joined the BBC show last year after Sir Bruce Forsyth retired – Claudia Winkleman has been nominated to receive a Royal Television Society award, however, there is no sign that her Strictly co-host Tess Daly has been similarly honoured.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Guess what ‘lazy’ Sharon Osbourne told bosses?

Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Guess what ‘lazy’ Sharon Osbourne told bosses?

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Strictly Come Dancing bosses are mad keen to land Sharon Osbourne for their 2015 lineup, however it sounds like the reality TV matriarch is not playing ball.

Despite previously saying that she would love to take part in the hit dance show, Shazza has apparently decided not to betray her old boss Simon Cowell and defect to the Beeb and she’s given producers the perfect excuse.

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