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  1. Christmas is nearly here, which can only mean one thing... it’s the Strictly Final this weekend! So make sure that on Saturday you put down those heavy, panic-buy filled shopping bags, and get yourself on the sofa in time for 6.30pm when you can stop worrying about what to get Great Aunt Doris and immerse yourself in the glittery joy of the Strictly Final instead.  

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  2. The decorations are up, the Christmas schedule has been announced and you’ve probably had more than your fair share of mince pies already. Yes, it’s that time of year, the Strictly Semi Finals are upon us and things just got stressful. Each couple are learning not one, but two dances for this weekend. Find out which dances they’ll be 

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  3. This weekend our five remaining couples are performing not one, but two dances each, including Sophie and Brendan’s Paso Doble to...  

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  4. Dun dun daaaaaah. It’s the Semi-Finals this week! No sooner had our five remaining couples caught their breath from the gruelling Strictly swingathon, they hit the training room and started learning not one but TWO dances each.

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  5. The competition is at melting point with our six remaining couples hard in training as we speak, all desperate to make it through the weekend and into the semi-finals. This week is something of a luxury, being the last time our couples will perform just one dance in front of the 

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  6. Mark Benton and Iveta Lukosiute became the ninth couple to leave Strictly Come Dancing tonight. Matching their highest score of the series with 29 points 

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  7. Our seven remaining couples took to the spotlight last night, dancing to our favourite show tunes in a razzle-dazzling Musical Week.  Was Sophie and Brendan's Viennese Waltz one of your favourite things or didAbbey and Aljaz's Salsa give you a Saturday night fever? 

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  8. It was curtains up on an all singing, all dancing Musical episode tonight. Our couples took centre stage to tread the boards of the ballroom, performing their routines to our favourite musical tunes. The top billing of the night was Abbey and Aljaz’s sizzling Salsa which saw them

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  9. This weekend, we're making a right song and dance of it because it's Musical Week! It'll be a full-house tomorrow night as our stars prepare to take centre stage and tread the boards/dance floor to our favourite musical hits. But never mind “Tomorrow” Annie, what have our stars been up to TODAY?

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  10. Ho-Ho-Ho-w quickly Christmas is coming around! And as if all the delicious food and family time wasn't enough to look forward to, there's the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special too! You can't beat the festive TV schedule.

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  11. This week our pro-dancers are dancing to Eileen Barton's 'If I'd Have Known You Were Coming, I'd Have Baked You a Cake' and Christina Aguilera's 'Candyman' so with this tasty theme in mind, we thought we'd cook you up a sweet treat!

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  12. With eight couples left in the competition, they're rehearsing harder than ever this week to improve their smooth moves on the dance floor.

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  13. The wait is over! Strictly has arrived in Blackpool, the spiritual home of ballroom dancing, and we’re chomping at the rock to bring you an evening of glitz, glamour and sparkle.

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  14. We've been to see the giant glitterball, we've eaten a tasty portion of fish and chips and attempted a blustery donkey ride on the beach. We can only be at the heart and heritage of ballroom dancing... BLACKPOOL!

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  15. It’s just three days until we’re at the very home and heart of Ballroom dancing - Blackpool! Our nine remaining pairs are ecstatic to have

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  16. With just one day to go until our ten couples compete for a place in the Blackpool Ballroom, our celebrities have found themselves somewhat distracted. A shiny visitor came to Elstree Studios today, shiny enough in fact to rival the Strictly glitter ball itself.

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  17. The weather may be getting colder but the competition is heating up! With Ashley, Ben,

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  18. Countdown presenter Rachel Riley and dance partner Pasha Kovalev became the fifth couple to leave the competition tonight, after finding themselves in the deadly Dance Off

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  19. Last night's Halloween special didn't fail to impress, with some fang-tastic performances, killer routines and one or two howlers.   Natalie and Artem held onto the top spot

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  20. Crack out the cobwebs, don your ghoulish garbs and pimp your pumpkin because it's Halloween Strictly style! It's the episode we've all been waiting for and this week will not disappoint.  We've seen some seriously scary hair

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