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  1. Strictly Final 2013: Music and Routines Revealed

    Christmas is nearly here, which can only mean one thing... it’s the Strictly Final this weekend! So make sure that on Saturday you put down those heavy, panic-buy filled shopping bags, and get yourself on the sofa in time for 6.30pm when you can stop worrying about what to get Great Aunt Doris and immerse yourself in the glittery joy of the Strictly Final instead.  

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  2. In Training: Semi Finals

    The decorations are up, the Christmas schedule has been announced and you’ve probably had more than your fair share of mince pies already. Yes, it’s that time of year, the Strictly Semi Finals are upon us and things just got stressful. Each couple are learning not one, but two dances for this weekend. Find out which dances they’ll be 

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  3. Strictly does The Apprentice

    This weekend our five remaining couples are performing not one, but two dances each, including Sophie and Brendan’s Paso Doble to...  

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  4. Week 12 Strictly Songs Revealed:

    Dun dun daaaaaah. It’s the Semi-Finals this week! No sooner had our five remaining couples caught their breath from the gruelling Strictly swingathon, they hit the training room and started learning not one but TWO dances each.

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  5. In Training: Quarter Finals

    The competition is at melting point with our six remaining couples hard in training as we speak, all desperate to make it through the weekend and into the semi-finals. This week is something of a luxury, being the last time our couples will perform just one dance in front of the 

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  6. Goodbye Mark

    Mark Benton and Iveta Lukosiute became the ninth couple to leave Strictly Come Dancing tonight. Matching their highest score of the series with 29 points 

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  7. Results: Musical Week

    Our seven remaining couples took to the spotlight last night, dancing to our favourite show tunes in a razzle-dazzling Musical Week.  Was Sophie and Brendan's Viennese Waltz one of your favourite things or didAbbey and Aljaz's Salsa give you a Saturday night fever? 

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  8. Musical Week: Leaderboard

    It was curtains up on an all singing, all dancing Musical episode tonight. Our couples took centre stage to tread the boards of the ballroom, performing their routines to our favourite musical tunes. The top billing of the night was Abbey and Aljaz’s sizzling Salsa which saw them

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  9. Behind the Scenes at Strictly Musical Week

    This weekend, we're making a right song and dance of it because it's Musical Week! It'll be a full-house tomorrow night as our stars prepare to take centre stage and tread the boards/dance floor to our favourite musical hits. But never mind “Tomorrow” Annie, what have our stars been up to TODAY?

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  10. Strictly Christmas Special Line-Up Revealed:

    Ho-Ho-Ho-w quickly Christmas is coming around! And as if all the delicious food and family time wasn't enough to look forward to, there's the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special too! You can't beat the festive TV schedule.

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  11. Behind the Scenes: Strictly does Bake Off

    This week our pro-dancers are dancing to Eileen Barton's 'If I'd Have Known You Were Coming, I'd Have Baked You a Cake' and Christina Aguilera's 'Candyman' so with this tasty theme in mind, we thought we'd cook you up a sweet treat!

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  12. In Training: Week Nine

    With eight couples left in the competition, they're rehearsing harder than ever this week to improve their smooth moves on the dance floor.

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  13. Live Show: Week Eight

    The wait is over! Strictly has arrived in Blackpool, the spiritual home of ballroom dancing, and we’re chomping at the rock to bring you an evening of glitz, glamour and sparkle.

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  14. Behind the Scenes: Blackpool Ballroom Blitz

    We've been to see the giant glitterball, we've eaten a tasty portion of fish and chips and attempted a blustery donkey ride on the beach. We can only be at the heart and heritage of ballroom dancing... BLACKPOOL!

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  15. Week Eight: Strictly Songs Revealed

    It’s just three days until we’re at the very home and heart of Ballroom dancing - Blackpool! Our nine remaining pairs are ecstatic to have

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  16. Behind the Scenes: The FA Cup Comes to Strictly

    With just one day to go until our ten couples compete for a place in the Blackpool Ballroom, our celebrities have found themselves somewhat distracted. A shiny visitor came to Elstree Studios today, shiny enough in fact to rival the Strictly glitter ball itself.

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  17. Week Seven: Strictly Songs Revealed

    The weather may be getting colder but the competition is heating up! With Ashley, Ben,

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  18. Rachel Riley Leaves Strictly

    Countdown presenter Rachel Riley and dance partner Pasha Kovalev became the fifth couple to leave the competition tonight, after finding themselves in the deadly Dance Off

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  19. Results Show: Week Six

    Last night's Halloween special didn't fail to impress, with some fang-tastic performances, killer routines and one or two howlers.   Natalie and Artem held onto the top spot

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  20. Halloween Dress Rehearsal: Week Six

    Crack out the cobwebs, don your ghoulish garbs and pimp your pumpkin because it's Halloween Strictly style! It's the episode we've all been waiting for and this week will not disappoint.  We've seen some seriously scary hair

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