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What time is Strictly Come Dancing on tonight?


Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight, Friday 23 September, with this yr’s star-studded lineup within the midst of being unveiled by BBC bosses.

The present will kickstart is twentieth sequence hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, with actors Kym Marsh and Will Mellor being the primary stars confirmed to be participating. 

 Alongside this, the Strictly spin-off It Takes Two can even be again on screens, hosted by Rylan Clark and former skilled dancer Janette Manrara.

So, as this yr’s stars don their dancing sneakers to hit the ballroom and exhibit their expertise, here is every little thing you should know concerning the much-anticipated new sequence.

It is time! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight- here is every little thing you should know concerning the new sequence (2021 winners Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice are pictured)

What time is Strictly on tonight?

Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and can hit BBC One at 7pm with it is pre-recorded launch present.

The glitzy launch present, which sees the celebrities uncover their skilled companions, was pre-recorded at Elstree on Wednesday September 7.

Strictly will then be again simply 24 hours in a while Saturday night at 6:45pm – with all the {couples} taking to the dancefloor twice in two weeks, earlier than the primary pair are voted off.

The present will then air stay each Saturday all through the autumn, with the ultimate sometimes airing on the final Saturday earlier than Christmas. 

It is spin-off present, It Takes Two, can even make a return following the primary bumper weekend – with Rylan Clark and Janette Manrara set to return as hosts. 

Reay to go! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and will hit BBC One at 7pm with it's pre-recorded launch show (the new line up pictured)

Reay to go! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and can hit BBC One at 7pm with it is pre-recorded launch present (the brand new line up pictured) 

Who’s within the Strictly 2022 lineup?

The entire 15 contestants have been confirmed for this yr’s Strictly Come Dancing lineup, with Coronation Road star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor the primary stars unveiled throughout BBC Breakfast final week.

Kym revealed she’s been eager to affix the present ‘for plenty of years’ whereas Will mentioned he is signed as much as carry some pleasure to his mom following his dad’s demise from most cancers in 2020. 

Radio DJ Richie Anderson and Free Girls star Kaye Adams had been revealed on Friday. 

Former Sunday League footballer Richie – who went viral in 2018 when he got here out as homosexual to his teammates at Coombs Wooden F.C in an emotional documentary – mentioned that it is a ‘huge honour’ to be a part of the present’s all-male partnership.

Kaye informed her fellow Free Girls panellists of her involvement, ‘I am completely terrified as a result of I can not dance. I may consider one million causes not to do that.’ 

Big names! Coronation Street star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor were unveiled as contesants during BBC Breakfast

Massive names! Coronation Road star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor had been unveiled as contesants throughout BBC Breakfast

New title: BBC radio DJ Richie Anderson was the third celeb confirmed to be participating and Free Girls star Kaye Adams was unveiled because the fourth 

The fifth star was unveiled as comic Jayde Adams was introduced and he or she mentioned that maintaining the key hidden had been like ‘torture’, however that she was a ‘huge fan’ of the present, joking showing on the beloved present was her principal profession aim.

Paralympian Ellie Simmonds was unveiled because the present’s sixth contestant on Sunday. The athlete has a sort of dwarfism referred to as achondroplasia and is a top of 4ft, is the primary with the genetic situation to look on the present.

And as KISS FM DJ Tyler West was introduced, he joked ‘I’m SO gassed to be becoming a member of the Strictly household! As I began scripting this I already obtained cramp.’ 

Bros star Matt Goss was then introduced because the eighth contestant participating on This Morning and mentioned he has ‘butterflies for the primary time in three a long time’. 

Participating: The fifth star unveiled as comic Jayde Adams (left) and Paralympian Ellie Simmonds was unveiled because the present’s sixth contestant

Fun times: KISS FM DJ Tyler West was announced and joked 'I am SO gassed to be joining the Strictly family! As I started writing this I already got cramp'

Enjoyable occasions: KISS FM DJ Tyler West (left) was introduced because the seventh contestant whereas Bros star Matt Goss (proper) was introduced just some hours later 

Giving it a go: Comic and Ted Lasso star Ellie Taylor, 38, was revealed on ITV present Lorraine because the ninth celeb contestant for this yr’s Strictly

Comic and Ted Lasso star Ellie Taylor, 38, was revealed on ITV present Lorraine because the ninth celeb contestant for this yr’s Strictly, and insisted that she has the dancing capability of a ‘newly born giraffe’.

Britain’s Acquired Expertise singer and CBBC star Molly Rainford was the tenth star confirmed to be participating in Strictly Come Dancing 2022.

The singer, 21, revealed she’s already sought recommendation from 2020 contestant HRVY, including that regardless of her performing background she’s like ‘Ellie the Elephant’ when she takes to the ground.

Retired footballer and supervisor Tony Adams MBE, 55, was introduced because the eleventh contestant just a few hours later. 

Prepared for motion: Retired footballer and supervisor  Tony Adams MBE was the eleventh individual introduced to affix the line-up 

Tony mentioned: ‘To say I’m excited is an understatement – the lure of the sequins and the decision of the salsa has me swapping my battered outdated soccer boots for a set of Strictly comfortable sneakers. 

‘Am completely thrilled to be giving it my all on this yr’s twentieth anniversary of Strictly Come Dancing. I can’t wait to fulfill my associate – god assist her – and begin the dancing.’

The formidable centre-back’s soccer profession spanned over 22 years, taking part in for each Arsenal and England. 

Fleur East was confirmed because the twelfth contestant participating after she made the announcement on Thursday throughout her Hits Radio Breakfast present the place she mentioned: ‘You will see me within the ballroom on Strictly Come Dancing!’

Here he is: Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was announced as the 13th contestant

Right here he’s: Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was introduced because the thirteenth contestant

The singer additional elaborated that it was an ‘honour’ to be requested to participate within the present and hopes to do her late father Malcolm proud. 

After coming runner-up in sequence 11 of The X Issue, Fleur has been an everyday face on the planet of music and broadcasting. 

Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was then introduced because the thirteenth contestant.

Hamza is among the presenters of BBC’s Animal Park and a visitor presenter on Countryfile.

Star: On Friday EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, - who has played the role of Martin Fowler in the BBC show since 2014 - was officially announced as the 14th star

Star: On Friday EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, – who has performed the function of Martin Fowler within the BBC present since 2014 – was formally introduced because the 14th star

Hamza Yassin mentioned: ‘I’m completely over the moon to be becoming a member of Strictly 2022. By no means in one million years did I believe I would be on such a cool present. I have been watching it for years and I can not consider I will truly be there dancing stay in entrance of the British public. 

‘My dance expertise are at present on the degree of ‘1970’s disco vibe’ however I am able to work laborious and shall be shaking it each time I get the prospect – shake it ’til you make it!’

EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, – who has performed the function of Martin Fowler within the BBC present since 2014 – can even be participating because the 14th star.

And final however not least, Helen Skelton is the ultimate celeb contestant confirmed for the model new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing. 

The TV and radio broadcaster, 39, was broadly tipped to be participating within the BBC ballroom present and her spot on the programme has now been confirmed as she completes the complete celeb line-up.

It was revealed on Saturday morning on BBC Radio 2 throughout Claudia Winkleman’s breakfast present that Helen – who cut up from husband Richie Myler earlier this yr – can be showing on the present.

Helen mentioned: ‘I am actually excited to get caught right into a enjoyable journey. My household and pals have all the time cherished the present and may’t look forward to me to get began.’

She's in! Helen Skelton is the final celebrity contestant confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing

She’s in! Helen Skelton is the ultimate celeb contestant confirmed for the model new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing 

An array of stars are additionally rumoured to be showing on the brand new sequence, together with chef Gino D’Acampo, Emmerdale star Adam Thomas, presenter Steph McGovern, Olympic champion Tom Daley and retired footballer Tony Adams.

It was additionally reported that rugby participant Mike Tindall, who’s married to Princess Anne’s daughter Zara, and the Queen’s granddaughter, Girl Louise Windsor, 18, had been prime of bosses’ want record to coincide with the Platinum Jubilee earlier this yr.

Followers are additionally hoping the sequence may characteristic one other same-sex pairing, after The Nice British Bake Off star John Whaite and Johannes Radebe reached the ultimate final yr.

Who’re the Strictly skilled dancers?

New faces: This year's Strictly has seen huge changes in the professional lineup, with four new dancers signing up to take part after Alja¿ ¿korjanec and Oti Mabuse announced they would be leaving the show earlier this year

New faces: This yr’s Strictly has seen large adjustments within the skilled lineup, with 4 new dancers signing up to participate after Aljaž Škorjanec and Oti Mabuse introduced they’d be leaving the present earlier this yr

This yr’s Strictly has seen large adjustments within the skilled lineup, with 4 new dancers signing up to participate after Aljaž Škorjanec and Oti Mabuse introduced they’d be leaving the present earlier this yr.

4 new professional dancers have joined the line-up, which implies that 20 professionals in whole are able to carry their expertise to the BBC present’s dancefloor later this yr.

The 4 new world class dancers finishing this yr’s skilled troupe are European cup winner Vito Coppola, Chinese language Nationwide Champion Carlos Gu, former Underneath 21 British Nationwide Champion Lauren Oakley and Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas.

They be a part of the skilled dancers already revealed for the upcoming sequence: Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima, Amy Dowden, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Neil Jones, Nikita Kuzmin, Cameron Lombard, Gorka Marquez, Luba Mushtuk, Giovanni Pernice, Jowita Przystal, Johannes Radebe, Kai Widdrington and Nancy Xu. 

Not each professional dancer shall be paired with a celeb with 4 historically performing solely within the skilled group routines.

Who will host the brand new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing? 

Grand return! The new series of Strictly Come Dancing will once again be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman , who had presented the show together since 2014

Grand return! The brand new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing will as soon as once more be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman , who had introduced the present collectively since 2014

The brand new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing will as soon as once more be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, who had introduced the present collectively since 2014.

They’ll current a stay present on Saturday, adopted by a pre-recorded outcomes present which is able to air on Sunday evenings. 

Rylan Clark and Janette Manrara will return to host the Strictly spin-off It Takes Two, which airs weekdays on BBC Two, that includes interviews with the {couples} and judges, together with behind the scenes clips and enjoyable segments.

Who’re the Strictly Come Dancing judges?

Anticipated: Craig Revel Horwood , Shirley Ballas , Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the 20th series, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the show

Anticipated: Craig Revel Horwood , Shirley Ballas , Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the twentieth sequence, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the present

Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas, Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the twentieth sequence, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the present.

Bruno was unable to look on the previous two sequence as a result of his filming commitments within the US and Covid restrictions, with former skilled Anton becoming a member of the panel in his place final yr.  

Bruno informed MailOnline that he had discovered juggling the British present and its American variant Dancing With The Stars exhibits too taxing, saying: ‘Effectively I all the time will miss it, it is my household, however I imply we’ll all the time be pals and also you by no means know what is going on to occur.’

What are the plans for the twentieth sequence? 

Surprise! It's also been reported that Prince Charles , 73, and Duchess of Cornw ll , 74, are planning to host a live episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives

Shock! It is also been reported that Prince Charles , 73, and Duchess of Cornw ll , 74, are planning to host a stay episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives 

This yr’s Strictly Come Dancing will kick off with a particular group efficiency to have a good time 100 years of the BBC, that includes ‘particular company and enjoyable tributes to a few of your favorite BBC exhibits.’

It is also been reported that Prince Charles, 73, and Duchess of Cornwall, 74, are planning to host a stay episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives.

Camilla is alleged to be a ‘huge fan’ of the present and even ‘votes each week’ for her favorite dancing duo.

The royal broadcast is being lined up for both the quarter or semi-finals later this , with solely a handful of aides believed to be concerned within the prime secret venture. 

At last! Strictly Come Dancing will also return to the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom this year, after being unable to film at the historic venue due to Covid restrictions

Ultimately! Strictly Come Dancing can even return to the enduring Blackpool Tower Ballroom this yr, after being unable to movie on the historic venue as a result of Covid restrictions

The brand new sequence is anticipated to characteristic the Film Week and Musicals Week segments, together with its annual Halloween particular.

Strictly Come Dancing can even return to the enduring Blackpool Tower Ballroom this yr, after being unable to movie on the historic venue as a result of Covid restrictions.

The brand new sequence can even see the return of a full viewers for the stay exhibits, after social distancing guidelines restricted the variety of spectators capable of attend filming.

Sensational: EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made history when she became the show's first ever disabled contestant to be crowned series champion with professional Giovanni Pernice in 2021

Sensational: EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made historical past when she grew to become the present’s first ever disabled contestant to be topped sequence champion with skilled Giovanni Pernice in 2021

Who gained Strictly Come Dancing 2021?  

EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made historical past when she grew to become the present’s first ever disabled contestant to be topped sequence champion with skilled Giovanni Pernice in 2021. 

The actress, who’s deaf, earned nationwide reward when she delivered a transferring silent dance for her {Couples} Alternative, providing viewers a glimpse into her world.

Earlier winners of Strictly Come Dancing embody Invoice Bailey, Joe McFadden, Ore Oduba, Jay McGuinness, Caroline Flack and Abbey Clancy. 

How does the Strictly Come Dancing voting work?

Every week Strictly Come Dancing viewers vote for his or her favorite couple both by telephone or on-line, and these votes are mixed with the scores given by the judging panel for his or her performances.

The 2 {couples} with the fewest votes then go head-to-head within the dance-off, delivering a reprisal of their efficiency from the stay present.

The judges then resolve which couple they wish to save, and within the occasion of a tie head decide Shirley Ballas is given the casting vote.

Strictly Come Dancing returns subsequent month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Back soon: Strictly Come Dancing returns next month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

Again quickly: Strictly Come Dancing returns subsequent month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

STRICTLY COME DANCING 2022: WHO ARE THE CONTESTANTS?

KYM MARSH

Age: 46

Occupation: Coronation Road star and presenter

Kym says: ‘I am so delighted that this yr they’ve! I am an enormous fan of the present and may’t consider I’ll go from watching at house in my pyjamas to really dancing in entrance of the judges in a glittery gown.’

RICHIE ANDERSON 

Age: 34

Occupation: Radio presenter 

Richie says: ‘This can be a dream come true! I can’t wait to get in these sparkles and sequins and shimmy throughout essentially the most well-known dance flooring on the planet!’

ELLIE SIMMONDS 

Age: 27

Occupation: Former athlete 

Ellie says: ‘To be requested to be a part of the Strictly household is simply so thrilling and I can’t wait, it may a lot enjoyable.’

TYLER WEST 

Age: 26

Occupation: Radio DJ

Tyler says: ‘It is a present meaning a lot to me and my household and I can not wait to significantly shake a leg on that shiny dance flooring… with a facet of sequins.’

ELLIE TAYLOR

 

Age: 38

Occupation: Comic

Ellie says: ‘Effectively, cowl me in faux tan and roll me in sequins! I am completely over the moon to be part of Strictly 2022!’

TONY ADAMS MBE 

Age: 55 

Occupation: Retired footballer and supervisor

Tony says:  ‘To say I’m excited is an understatement – the lure of the sequins and the decision of the salsa has me swapping my battered outdated soccer boots for a set of Strictly comfortable sneakers’

  

JAMES BYE

Age: 38

Occupation: EastEnders actor

James says ‘I am not recognized for my shimmy or my twinkle toes – the truth is my children frequently chuckle at my dad dancing nevertheless it’s an honour to be requested and I’ll give it my greatest shot.’

HELEN SKELTON

 Age: 39

Occupation: TV and radio broadcaster

Helen says: ‘I am actually excited to get caught right into a enjoyable journey. My household and pals have all the time cherished the present and may’t look forward to me to get began’

WILL MELLOR

Age: 46

Occupation: Actor

Will says: ‘I do know it will likely be an enormous problem however that is what life is all about. That is additionally my Mum’s favorite present and he or she’s had a extremely powerful few years so I am doing that is for her as properly. Carry it on!’

 KAYE ADAMS 

 Age: 59 

Occupation: Tv presenter 

Kaye says: ‘I mentioned I needed to make the final yr of my fifties memorable and i am unable to consider a greater method of doing it than exhibiting the world my two left ft. Pray for me!’ 

 JAYDE ADAMS

Age: 37

Occupation: Comic

Jayde says: ‘I have been a large fan of the present for years. I really feel like I am watching myself in a dream and I can not consider I’ve manifested this.’

MATT GOSS

Age: 53

Occupation: Singer

Matt says: ‘I have been reclusive, I come and work after which return to America. I believed, it is time for me to return house and get out of my very own method’

 MOLLY RAINFORD

 Age: 21

Occupation: Singer 

Molly says: ‘I already know it is gonna be an expertise of a lifetime and I can not wait to fulfill the remainder of the Strictly household I will be sharing it with.’

FLEUR EAST

Age: 34 

Occupation: Singer

Fleur says: ‘I am equally nervous and thrilled to be a part of this yr’s Strictly line up. I am excited to study new expertise and I need to absorb each second of this magical expertise.’

 HAMZA YASSIN

Age: 35

Profession: Wildlife cameraman and presenter

Hamza says: ‘I’m completely over the moon to be becoming a member of Strictly 2022. By no means in one million years did I believe I’d be on such a cool present.’

 

 

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