Here’s the FULL Strictly Come Dancing 2017 line-up!


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by Ellie Smith |
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September is in sight, which isn’t all bad: STRICTLY IS COMING BACK TO OUR SCREENS! A new reality show to obsess over, with sparkles and glitter and celebrities shimmying about.

What more could we ask for?

So, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming glitzy series...

What’s the Strictly Come Dancing line-up?

The full Strictly line up has been revealed, and here's whose set to be swapping the red carpet for the dance studio.

Simon Rimmer

Simon Rimmer

Celebrity chef and Sunday Brunch host is the set to be cooking up a storm on Strictly this year.

Joe McFadden

Joe McFadden

Scottish actor Joe is best known for his role as Raf di Lucca on Holby City.

Reverend Richard Coles

Richard Coles

Next to throw on his dancing shoes is Reverend Richard Coles, Church of England priest, journalist and former Communards singer.

Ruth Langsford

Ruth Langsford

Ruth is a presenter on ITV’s This Morning, alongside her husband Eamonn Holmes. Speaking about going on the show, Ruth said: “I have dreamt about doing Strictly for so long, I can’t quite believe my dream has come true!”

Davood Ghadami

Davood Ghadami

Davood plays Albert Square’s resident ladies man Kush Kazemi in EastEnders. He's following the footsteps of his co-star Tameka Empson, who appeared on the show last year.

Mollie King

Mollie King
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The Saturdays' bombshell Mollie told Nick Grimshaw on Radio 1’s breakfast show that she’s a huge fan of Strictly and “can’t wait to get into the sequins”.

Brian Conley

Brian Conley

A source told The Sun comedian Brian is “a born performer and really knows how to get a crowd going given his years of experience playing Buttons in panto.”

Susan Calman

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Scottish comedian Susan Calman announced she'd be joining the star studded show while on Jeremy Vine's Radio 2 show, and said it was the best decision she's ever made.

Aston Merrygold

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JLS fitlord Aston Merrygold will be joining the Strictly celeb squad this year to show us his moves. He was actually a judge on the ITV show Got To Dance, so if he doesn't do well then it'll all be a bit awk, tbh.

Gemma Atkinson

Gemma Atkinson

Gemma is Key 103's breakfast presenter, and previously starred in Emmerdale.

Chizzy Akudolu

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Chizzy starred in Holby City for five years as the well loved character Mo Effanga, and has also played roles in The Inbetweeners, Silent Witness and Hollyoaks.

Alexandra Burke

Alexandra Burke is one of the celebrities who witnessed the incident but has not given evidence

X Factor mega-diva Alexandra is set to join the Strictly cohort after working alongside Craig Revel Horwood on Sister Act, The Musical. She said:"I am very nervous as I am a singer not a dancer, but I am going to give this my absolute everything and try my best to make everyone proud."

Jonnie Peacock

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Jonnie might be a two time paralympic champion, who won gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, but dancing is a whole new world to him. However, he said that being the first contestant with a disability was "too good an opportunity to turn down".

Debbie McGee

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Just like her late husband Paul Daniels, Debbie will be taking to the Strictly dancefloor to show us her moves. The super-glam magicians assistant said appearing on the show is the "hardest secret" she's ever had to keep!

Charlotte Hawkins

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A Good Morning Britain presenter will be gracing our TV screens on Strictly, and sadly, it's not Piers Morgan. Instead, the super beaut Charlotte Hawkins will be throwing on a glitter gown this year.

When is Strictly Come Dancing back on TV?

An official start date hasn’t been confirmed yet, but normally each series starts at the end of September.

How can I watch Strictly Come Dancing?

Strictly is on BBC One and is split into two parts, with the main show usually aired on Saturday evening at around 7pm and the results show following on Sunday at a similar time.

Who will be presenting Strictly this year?

There’s been no official confirmation yet, but there’s no suggestion that dynamic duo Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daley won’t be returning to our screens.

Who won Strictly Come Dancing last year?

TV Presenter Ore Oduba, known for his sports broadcasting – who was paired up with Karen Clifton on Strictly, the sister-in-law of Joanne Clifton.


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