Anneka Rice voted off Strictly as Kevin Clifton makes earliest exit ever

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 has lost another celebrity, as Anneka Rice and her professional dance partner Kevin Clifton became the second couple to leave the show. The TV legend found herself in the dreaded dance-off against David James and his partner Nadiya Bychkova. Both pairings were tasked with performing for a second time, as their […]

Strictly Come Dancing’s ratings fall as more than 2 million viewers switch off

The popular BBC dancing show made its grand comeback to the small screen last Saturday, but failed to make an impression with viewers. Compared to last year's series, Strictly Come Dancing suffered a ratings blow which saw 2.3million fans turning over. Saturday night's episode saw 7.7million tune in, with a peak audience of 8.5million. However, […]

New Strictly judge Motsi Mabuse says dance saved her from ghosts of childhood

Growing up under apartheid in a township in South Africa, Motsi Mabuse and her sisters were forced to take a community minibus to their convent school because they were banned from “white” public transport. Motsi, 38, spent her formative years treated as “nothing” in her home country, enduring segregation and racism. But the new Strictly […]

Stacey Dooley’s mum flees in tears after Craig’s ‘sleep with your partner’ jibe

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has been forced to make a grovelling apology to Stacey Dooley after making hurtful jibes about her relationship with her pro dance partner Kevin Clifton. The acid-tongued 54-year-old initially suggested contestants be inspired by the documentary maker’s success on the dance floor, saying she had been “dragged up […]

Who is Strictly 2019 pro Neil Jones, who is partnered with and is he still married to co-star Katya?

NEIL Jones has been a regular on Strictly Come Dancing since joining the hit BBC series in 2016. He is married to his co-star and fellow dancer Katya Jones, who famously snogged her former partner Seann Walsh. Here is what you need to know about the professional dancer… Who is Neil Jones? What's his background? […]

The one thing that Strictly Come Dancing ‘contestants’ Anneka Rice and Jamie Laing have in common

During an appearance on Good Morning Britain, comedian Ian Lee let slip that the first three Strictly Come Dancing 'contestants', due to be revealed on The One Show on Wednesday night, are Jamie Laing, Sam Allardyce and Anneka Rice. The former I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here contestant explained: "They are going to announce […]

Anton Du Beke breaks his silence after Motsi Mabuse announced as Strictly judge

Anton Du Beke has finally sent his congratulations to Motsi Mabuse following her appointment as the new Strictly Come Dancing judge. The veteran dancer was notably quiet after news broke that Oti Mabuse's older sister would be stepping in Darcey Bussell's dancing shoes. It had been reported that Anton was keen to join the judging […]