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  1. Steve Backshall leaves Strictly

    Sunday 23 November 2014, 19:55

    Hunky wildlife expert, and all-round nice guy Steve Backshall is the eighth contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing.

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  2. Week Nine: Result Show

    Sunday 23 November 2014, 18:53

    Last night’s Strictly Show saw the competition heat up even more, with our eight remaining couples wowing the Judges with some awesome routines. You can check out all the scores right here.

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  3. Leaderboard: Week Nine

    Saturday 22 November 2014, 21:48

    It was back to the Strictly Ballroom for our couples this week, following last week’s flying trip to Blackpool.

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  4. 2014 Week Nine: Live Show

    Saturday 22 November 2014, 18:28

    With the sound of the Irish Sea still in their ears, our eight Strictly couples are back from Blackpool and ready for the competition to get serious…very serious.

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  5. Week Nine: Backstage

    Saturday 22 November 2014, 10:20

    We went backstage to find out how our celebrities and their dance partners are feeling this week.

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  6. In Training: Week Nine

    Thursday 20 November 2014, 14:00

    The brisk sea air of Blackpool seems but a distant memory for our eight remaining couples, as they get back to the hard work of training in the hope of returning to the Strictly Ballroom with a BANG!

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  7. Week Nine: Music and Performances Revealed

    Wednesday 19 November 2014, 14:29

    Following last weekend’s flying visit up north our Strictly couples are back in training getting ready for Saturday’s Show. But after the seaside spectacular, can our eight remaining couples keep the high standard set in the auspicious surroundings of the Tower Ballroom?

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  8. Leaderboard: Blackpool

    Saturday 15 November 2014, 22:39

    Once again the Strictly Blackpool spectacular lived up to all of its hype and did not disappoint as our couples upped their game, and took the competition to a new level.

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  9. Strictly's amazing Children in Need competition

    Monday 10 November 2014, 18:00

    If you fancy the chance of winning a truly unique Strictly prize, whilst also helping to raise money for the brilliant Children in Need, then we have a competition that every discerning SCD fan will want to win.

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  10. Week Seven: Results Show

    Sunday 9 November 2014, 17:08

    Who are we taking to the Tower? Comment along during our Results Show.

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  11. Leaderboard: Week Seven

    Saturday 8 November 2014, 21:39

    With the prospect of a trip to the mecca of dance, the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, next week, our 10 remaining couples all had added incentive to wow the Strictly Judges on Saturday.

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  12. Week Seven: Live Show

    Saturday 8 November 2014, 17:55

    With Halloween just a distant, but spooky memory, our ten remaining couples are back in the Strictly Ballroom for the seventh Live Show of the series.  And there is added pressure on everyone’s shoulders as they are all  battling for a place in next week’s Blackpool extravaganza, where our stars...

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  13. Backstage: Week Seven

    Saturday 8 November 2014, 10:09

    Our ten remaining couples are back in the Strictly Ballroom getting ready for Saturday’s seventh Live Show of the series.

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  14. Scott Mills leaves Strictly

    Sunday 2 November 2014, 19:57

    It’s time to say a fond farewell to popular Radio 1 DJ and all-round nice guy Scott Mills and pro-dance partner Joanne Clifton.

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  15. Halloween Week: The Results Show

    Sunday 2 November 2014, 18:50

    It’s time for the scariest night of the Halloween celebrations as we find out which two poor couples are sent to the dreaded dance-off.

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  16. Halloween Week: Live Show

    Saturday 1 November 2014, 17:34

    Be afraid, be very, very afraid. This week’s Strictly is getting seriously scary as we celebrate all things Halloween with a demonic dance extravaganza.

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  17. In Training: Halloween Special

    Thursday 30 October 2014, 19:03

    It’s fright night this weekend as we get hell-bent on Halloween and our demonic duos come over all danse macabre in the spooky Strictly ballroom. But who’s finding the Tango terrifying, the Paso petrifying, and the Foxtrot a frightening phantasmagoria? Find out in our spooktacular exclusive video...

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  18. Leaderboard: Week Five

    Saturday 25 October 2014, 20:53

    Another stunning, staggering and stupefying Strictly Show on Saturday saw the standard of dancing reach new levels as our 12 remaining couples took to the Ballroom once more.

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  19. Week Five: Live Show

    Saturday 25 October 2014, 15:56

    It’s the fifth Live Show of the series, and with the elimination of the lovely Tim Wonnacott and his dance partner Natalie last week, we’re now down to just a dozen daring duos fighting for the Glitterball Trophy.

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  20. Tim Wonnacott leaves Strictly

    Sunday 19 October 2014, 18:55

    Bargain Hunt presenter and antiques expert Tim Wonnacott is the third contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2014.

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