Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special

Strictly Come Dancing returns for an all-star Christmas special as six of the most-loved Strictly stars return to the dance floor for the annual special.

Published: 10 December 2019

Hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, the show wouldn't be complete without the festive foursome on the judging panel. Head Judge Shirley Ballas returns joining Motsi Mabuse on her first Christmas special alongside fellow judges, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood.

  • Chizzy Akudolu will be dancing with Graziano Di Prima
  • Debbie McGee will be dancing with Kevin Clifton
  • Gemma Atkinson will be dancing with Gorka Márquez
  • Joe Sugg will be dancing with Dianne Buswell
  • Mark Wright will be dancing with Janette Manrara
  • Richard Arnold will be dancing with Luba Mushtuk

The Christmas special will open with a magical festive group routine with the celebrities and their professional partners, alongside Strictly pros Johannes Radebe, Nadiya Bychkova, Giovanni Pernice, Katya Jones, Nancy Xu Xi, Aljaž Škorjanec.

Liam Payne will also be performing his new song All I Want For Christmas.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special will air on BBC One on Christmas Day.


Debbie McGee - Dancing the quickstep with Kevin Clifton to Jingle Bells
Chizzy Adukolu - Dancing the Cha Cha with Graziano Di Prima to Get The Party Started
Gemma Atkinson - Dancing the Jive with Gorka Márquez to I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Joe Sugg - Dancing Street Commercial with Dianne Buswell to Sleigh Ride
Mark Wright - Dancing the Salsa with Janette Manrara to Christmas Wrapping
Richard Arnold - Dancing the Foxtrot with Luba Mushtuk to You’re A Mean One, Mr Grinch

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