Episode 1

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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Put your dancing shoes on; Strictly is back! Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly bring back the glitz and glamour to your Saturday nights.

The red carpet is rolled out to greet our 15 stars, before the nail-biting moment when they discover who their professional dance partner will be. They then all take to the dance floor to perform together for the very first time. Will it be ballroom bliss, or murder on the dance floor? Plus music performances from Rod Stewart and Jessie J, who performs her new single.

Let the dancing commence.

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Bruce Forsyth
Tess Daly
Executive Producer
Louise Rainbow
Richard Valentine


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We're back with a double dose of Strictly on Friday and Saturday the 27th and 28th of September. In the meantime keep in step with our Strictly Stars here!

  • 20 Sep 2013 18:28:00

    Awwww Deborah and Robin. Don't they make a lovely couple?

  • 20 Sep 2013 18:28:31

    Or are they having a bun fight?

  • 20 Sep 2013 10:38:08

    Kristina's discovered a new tactic to  keep Ben on his toes

  • 20 Sep 2013 10:34:03

    Looks like Sophie's causing pain on the dance floor, but not quite murder...yet

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