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The last dance for Camilla and Brendan


For the first time since their split three years ago, Camilla Dallerup and Brendan Cole will dance together one last time as the UK entrants for the first ever Eurovision Dance Contest in September on BBC One.

 

Despite living and dancing together for over nine years, tensions during the first season of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing caused the pair to separate both on the dance floor and as partners.

 

Invited to represent the nation in the new Eurovision Dance Contest, Brendan and Camilla will have to sweep aside their angst and hot-step around a ballroom for their last dance. Prepare to see a sensational performance with passion, zeal and real life tension as the couple let the sequins fly.

 

Join Graham Norton and Claudia Winkleman as they host this brand new Euro-show, set to sashay onto BBC One this autumn – take your partners for the sequinned splendour of the very first Eurovision Dance Contest.

 

Notes to Editors

 

Eurovision Dance Contest is a co-production between Splash Media and Sunset + Vine with assistance from the International DanceSport Federation and in association with the European Broadcasting Union.

 

Jane Lush and Fenia Vardanis of Splash Media were the two main creators of the BBC's highly-successful format Strictly Come Dancing.

 

Sunset + Vine is the UK's leading independent sports production company specialising in live events.

 

Eurovision Dance Contest is commissioned by Elaine Bedell, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning and Peter Fincham, Controller, BBC One.

 

Eurovision Dance Contest is in its first year with 16 countries taking part: Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and UK.

 

The show will be performed at the BBC Television Centre and aired on BBC One, hosted by Graham Norton and Claudia Winkleman with expert commentary from Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman. The viewing public will be asked to vote for their favourite dancing couple.

 

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