Friday 6 December 2013, 17:56
With the quarter-finals upon us, and the competition intensifying to a white hot level, we caught up with our Strictly celebs and pro-dancers to find out just how competitive they really are!
Wednesday 4 December 2013, 13:08
Our six remaining couples have only just caught their breath following the Strictly Musical spectacular, and now they’re plummeted into Quarter-Finals Week.
Saturday 16 November 2013, 15:00
Our nine remaining couples have made the pilgrimage to the beautiful Blackpool Ballroom for what promises to be the most glitzy, glamorous and downright spectacular show of the series so far!
Saturday 9 November 2013, 21:09
With a tantalising trip to the spiritual home of Ballroom, Blackpool for those who make it through to next week, the pressure was really on for the nine remaining couples.
Saturday 9 November 2013, 18:02
It’s nearly time to grab those glitterballs, plump those cushions and make those favourite snacks and drinks easily accessible, because Strictly’s on its way!
Friday 1 November 2013, 18:46
As Saturday's Fright Night draws ever closer, we catch up with some of our scary celebs and despicable dancers to find out some frightening facts about them!
Saturday 26 October 2013, 21:34
Yet another dramatic, exciting and nerve-shattering show saw the battle to stay in Strictly 2013 become hotter than ever. Natalie and Artem set the standard early on with their sizzling Samba to the Gypsy King’s Bamboleo. Their score of 35 was even more amazing considering Artem received a nasty blow...
Saturday 26 October 2013, 17:29
We have some important BREAKING news this afternoon, poor Artem has had his conk broken by Natalie’s flying elbow in dress rehearsal. The tough Russian will bravely continue through the pain and will dance in Saturday’s live show.
Wednesday 23 October 2013, 16:37
It’s already Week Five of Strictly 2013 and with three celebrities already gone, and the standard of dancing getting higher with each show, the competition is hotting up nicely.
Thursday 17 October 2013, 18:06
As the clock ticks down to another crunch show on Saturday, our 13 stressed Strictly couples have been working hard all week rehearsing their new dances.
Tuesday 15 October 2013, 17:18
Team PatAnya are Casualty star Patrick Robinson and dance partner Anya Garnis. A formidable pairing, at the age of 49, Patrick has already declared that he wants to be the oldest winner of SCD, and from his early performances he may just stand a chance.
Tuesday 15 October 2013, 17:17
Team Nartem have got it all - beauty, grace and style…and that’s just Russian hunk Artem Chigvintsev. But in all seriousness his pairing with the gorgeous actress Natalie Gumede has made them one hot, hot couple.
Tuesday 15 October 2013, 17:16
From the outside the pairing of gregarious, funny, warm, and dare we say cuddly, actor Mark Benton and frosty Lithuanian ice queen Iveta Lukosiute, looked to be a huge mis-match. BUT these two have not only been getting on like a house on fire – they’ve been setting the dance floor alight as well...
Tuesday 15 October 2013, 17:16
Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden and Robin Windsor are Team DebWin. Despite her tough businesswoman persona, Deborah has shown her fun side since joining Strictly, and has formed a hilarious partnership with her NBF Robin.
Saturday 12 October 2013, 21:59
Love Week here at the Strictly Ballroom had everything you’d normally find in a steamy romantic novel including sexy hunks and seductive temptresses. So who stole our Judges’ hearts, and which couples were left broken hearted by the side of the dance floor?
Friday 11 October 2013, 17:58
It might be cold and wet outside, but the temperature’s rising here in the Strictly Ballroom because it’s Love Week! We’ve been nosing around backstage at Friday rehearsal to find out all the hot gossip and smooth talk ahead of Saturday’s live show.
Thursday 10 October 2013, 18:30
It’s that time of the week again when we finally find out what our couples will be dancing to on Saturday’s live show. This week it’s all about LOVE, in our first themed week of the series, so expect lots of passion, romance and may be a touch of schmaltz on the dance floor. As cupid lets his arrow...
Thursday 3 October 2013, 18:41
Find out what the couples will be dancing to on Saturday.
Saturday 28 September 2013, 21:36
With an two amazing shows kicking off series 11 of Strictly Come Dancing - we now know who the front runners for the final are, and who will need to pick up their heels if they want to stay in the competition.
Thursday 26 September 2013, 18:53
Top fashion designer Julien likes life to be ‘happy and fun’, so how will he cope with the gruelling physical hard work needed for Strictly success? Pro-dancer Janette loves spending time with Julien, but admits he has the attention span of ‘a five-year-old’, how can she get the Welshman to concentrate...
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