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Ellie Simmonds on Strictly smashes prejudices about what a dancer can be | Cathy Reay
The show’s adaptations of dances for different types of bodies is powerful for those of us who never see ourselves represented, says author Cathy Reay

Cathy Reay

27, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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I’m going to smash Strictly!’ Jayde Adams on love, death, fat-shaming and disco dancing
The comedian has been training for the Saturday-night extravaganza ever since she was a child on the holiday camp dancefloor. She talks about TV snobs, loathsome standups and losing her big sister Jenna

Emine Saner

26, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022: week one – as it happened
It was the first live show of the series! As the judges got a chance to assess the 15 couples, who ended up dancing a jig of glee at the marks they’ll carry over to next week?

Heidi Stephens

24, Sep, 2022 @8:25 PM

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I died in the original Heartbreak High. Now with the Netflix reboot, people are asking for my autograph in barber shops | Elly Varrenti
Watching the new TV show sparked memories of a ’94 summer of group bonding, 6am pickups and the most positive acting experience I’ve ever had

Elly Varrenti

23, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022: launch show – as it happened
Fifteen new celebrities entered the ballroom for the 20th (!) series, as last year’s champions Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice reprised their winning routine. But who was paired with who?

Heidi Stephens

23, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing late launch gets show back into the rhythm
Queen’s death was another challenge to resolve for show whose magic relies on a seamless mix of live and pre-recorded TV

Heidi Stephens

23, Sep, 2022 @12:38 PM

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TV tonight: Daisy May Cooper’s twisted comedy is a peculiar treat
Cooper stars in cracking new BBC One series, Am I Being Unreasonable? Plus, it’s the Strictly launch show. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Alexi Duggins, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

23, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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New Strictly Come Dancing cast prepare for prime time after royal funeral delay
Celebrities from Tony Adams to Helen Skelton will be joined by unknowns hoping for launchpad to limelight

Staff reporter

22, Sep, 2022 @7:07 PM

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From a Gestapo interrogation to the Spice Girls: how Mastermind has thrilled quizzers for 50 years
To celebrate half a century of the big black chair, we talk to the show’s stars and presenter Clive Myrie about the strange genius of being grilled on the toughest quiz on TV

Benjie Goodhart

14, Sep, 2022 @8:42 AM

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Strictly Come Dancing postponed after death of the Queen
Twentieth series delayed by a week due to proximity to monarch’s funeral

PA Media and Alexi Duggins

13, Sep, 2022 @4:25 PM

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‘The glitter ball wouldn’t fit through the door of Blackpool Tower Ballroom’ – how we made Strictly Come Dancing
‘After the first episode, people complained: “This isn’t Come Dancing.” I had to go on Points of View to defend it’

Interviews by Rich Pelley

05, Sep, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Giovanni Pernice looks back: ‘The bum bag was probably for sweets’
The Strictly winner on his dancing odyssey – and why he’s not really a lothario

Harriet Gibsone

27, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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