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Strictly Come Dancing 2017: everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about the new series is right here.

Strictly Come Dancing 2017
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Strictly Come Dancing returns to our screens for a 15th series in September and the celebrity reveal has started to take place this week.

We’ll have all of the latest Strictly Come Dancing 2017 news here as soon as it’s announced so keep coming back so you get all of the latest news.

To find out everything you need to know about the new series, keep reading…

Who are the celebrities taking part?

Mollie King (from The Saturdays)

Mollie King

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Davood Ghadami (from EastEnders)

Davood Ghadami

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Ruth Langsford (from ITV’s This Morning and Loose Women)

Ruth Langsford

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Gemma Atkinson (from Emmerdale)

Gemma Atkinson

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Reverend Richard Coles (formerly of The Communards)

Reverend Richard Coles

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Joe McFadden (from Holby City)

Joe McFadden

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Simon Rimmer (from Sunday Brunch)

Simon Rimmer

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Aston Merrygold (former JLS star)

Aston Merrygold

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Susan Calman (from BBC Radio 4)

Susan Calman

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Brian Conley (from The Brian Conley Show)

Brian Conley

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Charlotte Hawkins (from Good Morning Britain)

Charlotte Hawkins

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Chizzy Akudolu (from Holby City)

Chizzy Akudolu

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Debbie McGee (from The Paul Daniels Magic Show)

Debbie McGee

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Jonnie Peacock (Paralympic Champion)

Jonnie Peacock

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Alexandra Burke (former winner of The X Factor)

Alexandra Burke

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Where can I see the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 official celebrity pictures?

Where can I watch the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 launch trailer?

When will Strictly Come Dancing launch?

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 will launch at 7pm on Saturday 9th September on BBC One. The celebs will be paired with their professional partners and there will be a tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth.

 

When will the first Strictly Come Dancing live shows be?

The first live shows usually take place over two nights on BBC One. If the series follows the pattern of preview years, you can expect these to happen late September/early October.

 

Who are the professional dancers?

The returning pros for this year are Anton Du Beke, Brendan Cole, Kevin Clifton, Neil Jones, Pasha Kovalev, Gorka Marquez, Giovanni Pernice, AJ Pritchard, Aljaž Škorjanec, Karen Clifton, Chloe Hewitt, Katya Jones, Oti Mabuse and Janette Manrara.

Three new female dancers will also join the series – Dianne Buswell from Australia, Nadiya Bychkova from Ukraine and Amy Dowden from Wales.

 

Who are the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 judges?

Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel-Horwood will be back to give their critique every week. Head Judge Len Goodman left the show at the end of last series and he will be replaced by new Head Judge Shirley Ballas.

Who is presenting Strictly Come Dancing 2017?

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will once again be at the helm of the show with Zoe Ball returning to present It Takes Two on BBC Two.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017 will return to BBC One in September.

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