The floor is now open for thousands of hopefuls with raw talent and
star quality to shake their stuff on-screen in a brand new dance series,
Strictly Dance Fever.
From tap to tango, street dance to body popping and salsa to lindy
hop, the nation's most talented non-professional dancers are about to
strut their stuff on the dance floor hoping to win public support, and
The irrepressible Graham Norton hosts this dance extravaganza,
which sees ten couples taught a new dance routine each week from a variety
of different dance styles in the hope of dancing away with the coveted
prize of £50,000.
Over on BBC THREE, Zoe Ball will be delivering her
delightful dancing analysis after each live Saturday dance-off, which
will see one couple eliminated each week.
In the past two months, at six auditions venues around the UK, thousands
of dance hopefuls have had just two minutes to see if they've got what
it takes to impress the show's dance instructors and win a place on
Strictly Dance Fever.
In the first three live shows, Strictly
Dance Fever - The Auditions, the best dancers will face the
toughest challenge of the competition when they are whittled down to
just 10 couples by the judges and viewers at home who will decide which
dancers will make it through to the competition.
Over the remaining eight weeks the 10 dance couples will live together
and be taught a new dance style every week by the Strictly Dance Fever
On the live shows the judges will dispense their points and criticism
making up 50 per cent of the final score while the viewers at home will
have their say and make up the other 50 per cent voting by phone and
text to decide which couple has got what it takes to master all the
dance moves and come out on top as the Strictly Dance Fever Champions.
Strictly Dance Fever on BBC THREE
After the weekly show on BBC ONE, viewers can switch over to Zoe Ball
on BBC THREE for access-all-areas on the dance floor and the dancers.
Zoe will be joined each week by celebrity fans.
Joe Mace will present Strictly Dance Fever's
fanzine show every weekday on BBC THREE featuring up to date news from
the training sessions and an insight into how the dance partnerships
Celebrities will be on hand to judge how the ten dancing couples are
getting on and to give their opinion on who is likely to crack under
the pressure of training.
BBC THREE will also be showing a series of nine, half-hour documentaries,
The Auditions, which will chart
the journey of the Strictly Dance Fever auditions. Viewers will get
to know some of the stars of the show in-depth - those who made it through
to the last leg of the audition process and those who will be remembered
for their less than flawless performances.
bbc.co.uk/strictlydancefever will feature daily news from the rehearsals
and the live shows, complete with video clips.
Plus, profiles and pictures galore and a weekly competition to win
tickets for every Saturday night dance-off.
Strictly Dance Fever is a BBC Format Entertainment production for the
The executive producer is Karen Smith.