A quick refresher – Chizzy Akudolu, Debbie McGee, Gemma Atkinson, Joe Sugg, Mark Wright and Richard Arnold have all been confirmed to return for this year’s festive extravaganza.
The professional dancers joining them will be Graziano Di Prima, Kevin Clifton, Gorka Marquez, Dianne Buswell, Janette Manrara and Luba Mushtuk.
The pairings are as follows:
- 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 Strictly Come Dancing 2019 Christmas Special will be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman. Head Judge Shirley Ballas returns joining Motsi Mabuse on her first Christmas special alongside fellow judges, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood.
Strictly Come Dancing 2019 Christmas Special will air on BBC One on Christmas Day.