By Matt Moore. The move would come after years of campaigning for the show to make the move. The statement was issued after the Daily Mirror claimed a show insider had told them same-sex pairings would happen next year. The source also made reference to Courtney Act, who competed on the Australian version of Strictly, and practically slayed the competition. Perhaps one of the competing queens on Drag Race UK may feature next series…. Other versions of the Strictly format have featured same-sex pairings including versions in Israel and Italy, and in the latter country, a same-sex pairing managed to make the final. So far, Strictly has only featured same-sex pairings in its professional routines, and this only began last year. It would just seem really weird not to. Strictly Come Dancing will return to our screens next week on 7 September. Search for:.
Due to social distancing and safety measures Strictly Come Dancing will be pushed back a few weeks and as a result fewer pairings will be taking part. Get the best celeb exclusives and video house tours to your inbox every evening with our daily newsletter. For Strictly Come Dancing fans the show must go on, however this year there will be fewer contestants and a later start date in order to make it safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Due to the fact that extra time will be set aside in order for professionals to isolate, the show will not begin until October. The professional dancers will need to record their group dances at the end of August and then quarantine together in a hotel for 14 days before they start rehearsing for the main show alongside their celebrity dance partners.
Photo – Strictly dancers including Anton Du Beke, Joe Sugg, more will join the Big Night In with the Keep Dancing Challenge.
Search Search. Menu Sections. Photo: Mark Condren. It’s often dubbed ‘the Curse of Strictly’: The scenario when couples meet professionally on shows like Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing with the Stars or Dancing on Ice only to end up romantically involved off camera. C alling it a curse suggests there should be a danger sign over these fledgling relationships, that all who dance their way into a courtship should do so with care. But what about the joy and happiness that a romance, forged on the dancefloor can bring?
Far from looking ‘cursed’, Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt who were both single when they met looked adorably smitten when they appeared on TV recently, with the former footballer revealing he was “absolutely delighted” to be dating his Dancing on Ice partner. The pair have now said they’re going to marry.
So just what is the magic on the dancefloor that so often leads to a romance developing off it? Dancer Zoe Ashe-Browne 30 from Dublin started her relationship with partner Dominic Harrison 28 while dancing the lead roles in a Ballet Ireland product of Carmen in The couple are now living and working in Belgium. Zoe says: “I can totally understand when dancers on TV shows end up becoming couples because when you start dancing together, it forces an intimacy so quickly with the other person that, if there’s some chemistry there, it’s kind of inevitable.
Within four weeks we were a couple!
Oti Mabuse entered the world of Strictly Come Dancing in and has appeared ever since. Her husband, Marius lepure, is a fellow dancer from Romania who performed on Strictly in the professional routines in The two married in after meeting in Germany and have competed together many times over the years, winning gold at the German Nation Show Dance Championships.
More recently, the couple have been hosting live dance classes from their Instagram channels during the coronavirus pandemic. YouTube star Joe Sugg and his flame-haired partner Dianne Buswell have been an item since taking part in the show in
Date. 29th July Strictly Come Dancing’s Giovanni Pernice has announced his fourth solo tour – Giovanni Pernice – This is me – and it’s set to be a.
The brand new show comes to the Waterfront Hall, Belfast on 08 March after the sell-out successes of his previous three tours and five star reviews. Find out more information about Giovanni Pernice. The doors of Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall were closed on 18 March which marked the beginning of the world going into lockdown. The duo have kept ties since their Beautiful Born in Portsmouth and raised in rural France, Ant Christmas cups are out in abundance and the smell of gingerbread lattes is in the air.
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Strictly Come Dancing pro dancers: find out who’s single, who’s married and who’s dating who. Discover the all new Echo Show from Amazon. Ad Microsoft. Introducing an immersive experience with Echo Buds. Over the years, the show has brought together many couples who are still going strong today and even seen the pitter-patter of tiny feet!
Find out what the famous Strictly Come Dancing curse is and who has fallen victim Over the course of 17 series of the BBC favourite, nearly a dozen couples.
Giovanni Pernice is one of the most beloved professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing , having got to the final of the show three times out of the five years he’s been a part of it. However, the year-old has today revealed that he still doesn’t know if he’s returning to the show for the new series yet. Gio, who is dating Pussycat Dolls singer Ashley Roberts after they met on the show in , spoke on This Morning earlier today, and told Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby that he’s not yet confirmed for the line-up.
However, the Italian then revealed that the dancers normally find out in February if they’ll be part of the next series – so there’s hopefully not long to wait! Giovanni also opened up about his final dance with Michelle Visage, his celebrity partner. The pair went out at Blackpool, doing a Couples’ Choice to ‘Vogue’ by Madonna, and Gio confessed he’d been shocked that they’d been eliminated.
On the first ever series of Strictly back in , news reader Natasha Kaplinsky and professional dancer Brendan Cole were paired together. Despite both being in other relationships at the time, both Natasha and Brendan called off their romances and started dating after the series finished. Their relationship didn’t last long though, and they are now both happily married to other people.
With the pair both single at the time, Ali and Brian started a relationship, only for it to end the following year. When boxer Joe Calzaghe appeared on the show in , he announced to the press that his relationship with his partner Jo-Emma Larvin had come to an end, just one week into his Strictly journey. Joe’s professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff was more than a shoulder to cry on, with the pair starting a romance. They went on to date for four years after show, before announcing their split.
Both Ben and Kristina have denied rumours that Ben was still with his ex-wife Abby Blayney at the time they started dating, with the pair claiming they didn’t get together until a year later.
There are countless Strictly Come Dancing affairs to report, while other Strictly relationships have broken down as a result of appearing the show. Speaking to Fabulous magazine, the year-old suggested that the curse is now a hard fact to deny, given the amount of make-ups and break-ups the show has seen over the years. I love the curse. The comedian was paired last year with professional dancer Katya Jones.
We look at the couples who became more than just dance partners on BBC show Strictly Come Dancing. Frances. By Frances Taylor. Last.
Strictly Come Dancing has seen several stars form romances on the show over the years. Strictly is on its way back! Don’t miss our regular newsletter round-up with the latest show news. Strictly Come Dancing returns to the BBC later this year, as a whole new batch of celebrities are paired up with the professional dancers in a bid to win the Glitterball trophy. But one thing that has viewers wondering every year is whether there will be any new couples from the show.
Celebrities have often struck up romances with professional dancers on the BBC series, and not always the pros they were paired up with. Amid constant claims of a show “curse”, with the show having seen a number of break-ups in its day, there’s been several romances that have had a happy ending. When Countdown star Rachel, 32, was partnered with Russian pro Pasha in Strictly , it coincided with her split from husband Jamie Gilbert after 16 months of marriage.
They were recently revealed to have married in secret, spotted flashing their wedding rings after heading home from Las Vegas in July – Rachel took to social media to confirm the ceremony. Documentary star Stacey Dooley won Strictly with dance partner Kevin Clifton in , shortly before her relationship fell apart. The TV favourite was dating beau Sam Tucknott for five years, but they split following her stint on the dancing competition, as he claimed he found ‘I love you’ texts from Kevin on her phone.
When news of Sam and Stacey’s split was announced in March, the break-up had been put down to conflicting schedules, though there were continuing growing rumours Stacey had fallen for her former Strictly mentor.
Welsh dancer Amy was reportedly in tears and was comforted by fellow pro Neil Jones after finishing in the dance-off despite coming joint top of the leaderboard. Strictly Come Dancing’s Welsh dancer Amy Dowden was reportedly left “in tears” after coming through the dance-off with partner Karim Zeroual. In a controversial twist, the couple, who are favourites to win, found themselves in the dance-off despite finishing joint-top of the leaderboard.
Their emotional Contemporary Couples Choice to Drops Of Jupiter by With Confidence left the audience in tears and won high praise from the judges but failed to impress the voting public. Amy, 28, is from Caerphilly and is engaged to fellow dancer, Ben Jones.
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Strictly Come Dancing ‘s launch show saw the 15 celebrities paired up with their professional partners. Former England footballer Alex Scott, currently the favourite to win, has become professional dancer Neil Jones’s first celebrity partner. Jones joins the lead cast of the dancing competition after separating from his wife and fellow Strictly professional Katya Jones , who was photographed kissing her celebrity partner — comedian Seann Walsh — last year.
Click through the galley below to see the celebrities with their professional dance partners. Reigning champion Kevin Clifton was paired with Anneka Rice in the opening show of the 17th series. Rice joked that she “hasn’t got a rhythm gene I can’t even clap in time”. Audience favourite Anton Du Beke has been partnered with EastEnders star Emma Barton , whom many believe is a strong contender to make it to the grand final in Blackpool.
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By Eve Buckland For Mailonline. He announced the end of his marriage to dancer Katya Jones in September , one year after her scandalous kiss with Seann Walsh. And Neil Jones is on the lookout for love once more as the Strictly hunk has popped up on wildly popular dating app, Hinge. The star, 37, is sure to delight many a ballroom fan by popping up on the app, where he opens with the smooth line ‘the one thing I’d like to know about you Oh my!
Neil, who lists his height as 5’9, has shared a series of sizzling snaps to attract potential dates, including one shirtless snap showing off his multiple tattoos.
We look back at the Strictly Come Dancing couples who have graced the dance floor over the years and see if the magic ends once the.
Even the Strictly Come Dancing professionals aren’t immune from the curse. Karen and Kevin Clifton’s relationship has hit the rocks. Karen is reportedly getting close to friend Stuart Wood. The dancer and the accountant have been reportedly on a string of ‘dates’ together and he was spotted leaving her house last weekend. Kevin touched on the pair’s marriage woes when he was voted off the show. Strictly Come Dancing contestant Mollie King ‘insisted’ she wasn’t looking for love before the show started, however her ‘smouldering’ performance with partner AJ Pritchard during their Viennese Waltz added ‘fuel to rumours’ that the pair are getting close.
Head judge Shirley Ballas also commented, saying their dance was ‘romantic with believable chemistry’. Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote got up close and personal with her Strictly professional partner Giovanni Pernice after splitting from boyfriend of eight-months, Sean Ward.
The TV receptionist reveals he’s “fascinated” by Strictly, being a “keen waltzer”. By Lauren Morris. The current series, named Celebs Go Virtual Dating, is a smaller season where the famous participants go on various webcam and real-life socially-distanced dates due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Strictly Come Dancing star Ashley Roberts has once again addressed rumours that Dianne Buswell, Joe Sugg, Strictly Come dancing official couples Strictly.
Dancing with the Stars just announced that season 29 will premiere on September 14, While many fan-favorite dancers will be returning to compete for the mirrorball trophy, host Tom Bergeron will not, nor will his co-host, Erin Andrews. That said, now what am I supposed to do with all of these glitter masks? However, with the exception of former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe , the cast of celebs has yet to be revealed. And that’s important because, over the past 28 seasons , viewers have enjoyed intense competition with a side of “showmances” that seem to crop up every season.
Whether these dancer-star pas-de-deux were a fling, a relationship, or just a rumor, keep reading if you want to learn about all of the cast members who’ve been linked on DWTS. Can you hear the wedding bells? In January , Nikki Bella and her former professional dance partner, Artem Chigvintsev, announced their November engagement via Instagram. The couple, who danced together on season 25 in , confirmed their relationship a year ago and welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in August Season 28 ended with former Bachelorette , Hannah Brown, and dancing pro, Alan Bersten, winning it all.
Strictly Come Dancing is one of the most beloved and long-running shows on British TV and while its format is failsafe, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s set to be pretty different this year. The BBC has released a statement that happily seems to confirm there will be a series. However, it’s not all good news, as the upcoming season is set to be shorter than we’ve previously been used to. For now, it remains unclear how long the series will be.
Watch this space for more news.
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Dance extravaganza bringing the Strictly spectacle from screen to stage, with audiences deciding which couple will win the coveted Glitterball Trophy at the end of each show. Jump to articles or comments 1. Clear the floor and whip out your score cards, because the Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour is back for and will waltz its way around the country from January for 32 scintillating sequin-filled shows.
Fans will be delighted to hear that Strictly favourite and TV show winner Stacey Dooley is returning to host the tour for the first time. Stacey will be joined on stage by a selection of celebrities and professional dancers from the much awaited 17th series of the award-winning BBC One show. Judging and casting announcements will be made over the coming months.
Arena audiences can expect to enjoy an unmissable evening of dance entertainment filled with colour, excitement and humour. Showcasing all the amazing choreography and live music that Strictly is known for, audiences will experience a host of breathtaking dance routines guaranteed to leave them reeling and roaring for more.
Recreating the glitz, glamour and magic seen on the TV, this show is undoubtedly a must-see spectacle for fans and families up and down the country. Audiences are not only invited to watch the spectacular stars as they perform roof-raising routines, but are also granted the power to decide who wins the coveted Glitterball Trophy at the end of each show. The tour judges will, as always, provide their feedback and scores after each performance, however the audience can vote via text for their favourite couple, and it is ultimately their votes that will decide who wins!
We have no details of upcoming performances, if you do please let us know. The all-star lineup for the touring production of the popular BBC show has been announced. Alongside the professional dancers, contestants Catherine Tyldesley, Emma….