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Strictly Come Dancing 2023

14 August 2023

September heralds the end of Summer, the beginning of Autumn, shorter days and darker nights. More importantly, it means that Strictly Come Dancing is back on our screens bringing Saturday night viewing back to life.

Yes – it’s time to polish up the glitter ball again, get out the sparkly frocks and sew on those sequins. The 2023 season of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing has launched with co-presenters Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman hosting this year’s launch and welcoming new celebrity contestants to the dance floor.

This year’s Strictly Come Dancing line up

The celebrities being put through their paces this year are: stage and screen actor, Amanda Abbington; journalist, TV presenter, newsreader, and author Angela Rippon CBE; film and theatre actor Layton Williams; journalist and broadcaster Krishnan Guru-Murthy; stand-up comedian and radio presenter Eddie Kadi; TV presenter Angela Scanlon; broadcaster and content creator Zara McDermott; actor and TV presenter Adam Thomas; radio host and TV presenter Nikita Kanda; actor Ellie Leach;  World and Paralympic Champion Jody Cundy CBE; model and actor Bobby Brazier; TV, film, and theatre actor and director Nigel Harman; British Number One tennis player Annabel Croft and finally TV personality, actor and entertainer Les Dennis.

Enjoy your own ‘Strictly’ moment

For many of us, Strictly Come Dancing is compulsive Saturday night viewing, but I wonder just how many of us wish we too could learn to dance like the celebrities? There may not be the huge television audiences or the judging panel (thank goodness!), but you can enjoy your own Strictly moment here at TLH Leisure Resort And if you’ve already started your dance journey, you can always come along to one of our great dance breaks where you can hone your new skills. DANCING BREAKS

Social Dancing, TLH Leisure Resort, Torquay

You can also take a look at our calendar of dance breaks in our current issue of TLH Dancing Times. FIND OUT MORE

In the meantime, as we get ready for the start of the “Strictly” season – who are you supporting? Will you be voting when the phone lines open in a few weeks or just bemoan the results if your favourite doesn’t get through? Whatever you do, make sure – in the words of the programme’s hosts – you “Keep dancing!”

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