Strictly Come Dancing

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Clara Amfo: ‘Don’t make me dim my light’
For Clara Amfo, success is nothing without honesty, integrity – and a pinch of impostor syndrome. Here, the broadcaster talks about race, relationships and becoming a Barbie doll

Sophie Heawood

07, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘You think: are we really doing this?’: how TV’s strangest shows get made
Who green-lit The Masked Singer, or dreamed up a dating show about Prince Harry? Insiders reveal how madcap ideas go from page to small-screen sensation

Amelia Tait

06, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Caroline Quentin on phone hacking and therapy: ‘I’m not dragging a carcass of misery’
The actor discusses how privacy violations affected her whole family – and what it was like to be at the centre of a Strictly storm

Paula Cocozza

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bill Bailey: 'I dreamed I was cha-cha-cha-ing between the stones at Stonehenge'
This year’s Strictly winner on bringing heavy metal to the Beeb, finding an unlikely fan in Janet Jackson and inspiring older dancers

Michael Hogan

26, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special 2020 - live
Merry Christmas, glitterati! This year there’s a festive countdown of memorable dances to enjoy – but who will be voted number one? Tune in to find out

Heidi Stephens

25, Dec, 2020 @4:15 PM

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Dance schools expect to see Bill Bailey effect with rush of midlife men
Strictly winner and comedian, 55, hopes he will be inspiration to ‘self-conscious blokes of my vintage’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Dec, 2020 @4:51 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing final watched by more than 13 million viewers
BBC One show in which Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse lifted the Glitterball trophy was most watched across all channels

Caroline Davies

20, Dec, 2020 @12:21 PM

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Fireworks flash as Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse win Strictly
Viewers’ votes hand the glitterball trophy to comedian and his professional dance partner after judges can’t separate the final two couples

Barbara Ellen

19, Dec, 2020 @11:15 PM

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Thank you Strictly Come Dancing for giving us the final we needed
A celebratory finale that was both a surprise and yet somehow inevitable brought many to tears

Stuart Heritage

19, Dec, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing 2020: the Grand Final – as it happened
Bill, Maisie, HRVY and Jamie battled it out for the Glitterball, as another series of the nation’s favourite spangly Saturday night extravaganza reached its conclusion

Heidi Stephens

19, Dec, 2020 @8:24 PM

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TV tonight: Paul McCartney chats with Idris Elba
The musician and actor meet to discuss McCartney’s third solo album, written and recorded in lockdown. Plus: Strictly Come Dancing reaches the final. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue and Paul Howlett

19, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Strictly Come Dancing final set to be a ratings triumph whoever wins
The BBC show’s latest series has recorded the best viewing figures for years thanks in part to Covid rules

Heidi Stephens

18, Dec, 2020 @8:38 PM

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