Strictly Come Dancing 2021: Everything you need to know from line-up to what start time

Dust off your dancing footwear out since Strictly Come Dancing is again tonight.

We have been counting down the days until eventually we will see all our favorite stars embrace the sequins to compete for the glitterball trophy. 

More than the earlier several weeks, we have been next just about every Strictly announcement obsessively.

Everything you will need to know, from when it is on and how to view it to what popular faces and professional dancers will be having to the ballroom, is below.

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When is the new sequence of Strictly Appear Dancing on?

The well-known BBC display returns to our screens tonight ( Saturday 19 September) at 7.45pm. 

Be part of hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman on BBC Just one.

Or you can catch it on desire on BBC Iplayer.

Who are this year’s Strictly celebrities?

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In an interview with Fantastic Morning Britain, previous Strictly choose Len Goodman explained this year’s celerbity line up as a ““lovely, eclectic combine of all sorts of people”.

This year’s famous people contain BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker, Great Briitsh Bake Off winner John Whaite, EastEnders actor Nina Wadia, comedian Robert Webb, and swimmer Adam Peaty all vying for the Glitterball trophy.

This is the full list of Strictly Come Dancing contestants this year:

Verify out our entire checklist to get to know all the contestants just before tonight’s show.

Who are the 2021 specialist dancers?

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We will to hold out until tonight to know who our well-known faces are partnered with. 

To test and tie you more than until eventually then, enable us introduce you to this year’s skilled dancers.

Strictly is back to entire ability with 15 couples this 12 months immediately after producers decreased the number of partners for Covid 19 security good reasons final calendar year.

As at any time, we will get too see our fave pro daners accomplish once more but they will be joined will couple of new faces too.

The returning professional dancers are:

  • Aljaž Škorjanec
  • Amy Dowden
  • Dianne Buswell
  • Giovanni Pernice
  • Gorka Marquez
  • Graziano Di Prima
  • Johannes Radebe
  • Karen Hauer
  • Katya Jones
  • Luba Mushtuk
  • Nadiya Bychkova
  • Nancy Xu
  • Neil Jones
  • and Oti Mabuse.

The new professional dancers are:

  • Kai Widdrington ( formerly Dancing With The Stars Eire)
  • Nikita Kuzmin ( Let’s Dance Germany)
  • Cameron Lombard ( South Africa’s reigning Latin champion)
  • Jowita Przystal ( winner of the Biggest Dancer 2020)

Who are the judges?

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The judges panel will also see a shake up this year with supporter favourite Anton Du Beke buying up his judging panel this yr.

Du Beke will take around for the eccentric Bruno Tonioli.

Bruno is not able to acquire section in 2021’s show owing to ongoing Covid travel and quarantine limits.

What about It Will take Two?

Alongside Rylan Clark, pro dancer Janette Manrara will be the new host of It Usually takes Two. 

Manrara will substitute former presenter Zoe Ball who stepped down from presenting the BBC Two show before this year.

Strictly Occur Dancing commences on BBC A single on Saturday September 18 at 7.45pm.