The waiting is finally over.
The Strictly machine has started again and the first show is tonight at 9pm on BBC One.
Seven couples will dance either a Waltz
or a Cha Cha Cha
tonight. Dancing tonight will be:
Audley Harrison and Natalie Lowe (Waltz)
Holly Valance and Artem Chigvintsev (Cha Cha Cha)
Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor (Waltz)
Robbie Savage and Ola Jordan (Cha Cha Cha)
Lulu and Brendan Cole (Cha Cha Cha)
Dan Lobb and Katya Virshilas (Waltz)
Russell Grant and Flavia Cacace (Cha Cha Cha)
Alex Jones and James Jordan were originally scheduled to dance tonight, but they will dance tomorrow instead. Holly Valance and Artem Chigvintsev will dance tonight in their place.
In the meantime, we have EXCLUSIVE dress rehearsal photos for you
Where the magic happens
Behold! The Strictly studio and dancefloor
The glitterball is ready - are you?
Everyone is in their Sunday best. I'm not too sure what Lulu and Brendan are looking at though
Dan and Katya take to the floor
Lovely form by Audley and Natalie
Holly Valance and Artem Chigvintsev in dress rehearsal
It looks like Lulu and Brendan Cole are about to have a 'Dirty Dancing finale' moment
Anita Dobson and Robin Windsor are ready for their dress rehearsal
You can tell by the way he walks, he's a woman's man, he's got no time to talk - Russell Grant and Flavia Cacace
It looks like blondes - Robbie Savage and Ola Jordan - have more fun