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Strictly Come Dancing 

A dance competition where celebrities compete to be crowned the winner. Who is kicked out of the competition each week is decided by the judges scores and viewer votes.
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Series cast summary:
Alan Dedicoat Alan Dedicoat ...  Himself - Announcer 377 episodes, 2004-2018
Craig Revel Horwood ...  Himself - Judge / ... 378 episodes, 2004-2018
Bruno Tonioli ...  Himself - Judge 374 episodes, 2004-2018
Tess Daly ...  Herself - Host / ... 365 episodes, 2004-2018
David Arch David Arch ...  Himself - Bandleader 329 episodes, 2006-2018
Len Goodman ...  Himself - Head Judge / ... 325 episodes, 2004-2018
Anton du Beke ...  Himself / ... 304 episodes, 2004-2018
Brendan Cole ...  Himself / ... 303 episodes, 2004-2017
Pasha Kovalev ...  Himself - Pro Dancer / ... 211 episodes, 2011-2018
Bruce Forsyth ...  Himself - Host / ... 203 episodes, 2004-2018
Darcey Bussell Darcey Bussell ...  Herself - Judge / ... 200 episodes, 2008-2018
Ola Jordan Ola Jordan ...  Herself / ... 199 episodes, 2006-2018
Karen Clifton Karen Clifton ...  Herself - Pro Dancer / ... 187 episodes, 2012-2018
Kristina Rihanoff ...  Herself / ... 181 episodes, 2008-2015
Claudia Winkleman ...  Herself - Host / ... 180 episodes, 2008-2018
Natalie Lowe Natalie Lowe ...  Herself / ... 180 episodes, 2009-2018
Erin Boag Erin Boag ...  Herself / ... 171 episodes, 2004-2012
Kevin Clifton Kevin Clifton ...  Himself - Pro Partner to Frankie Bridge / ... 163 episodes, 2013-2018
Janette Manrara ...  Herself - Pro Dancer / ... 163 episodes, 2013-2018
Aljaz Skorjanec Aljaz Skorjanec ...  Himself - Pro Dancer / ... 162 episodes, 2013-2018
Aliona Vilani Aliona Vilani ...  Herself / ... 161 episodes, 2009-2016
James Jordan James Jordan ...  Himself / ... 154 episodes, 2006-2013
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A dance competition where celebrities compete to be crowned the winner. Who is kicked out of the competition each week is decided by the judges scores and viewer votes.

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15 May 2004 (UK) See more »

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Strictly Come Dancing Series 12 See more »

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Brian Capron claimed in a interview that he found the experience of taking part in the show in 2007 "humiliating". Because he was booted off the show in the first elimination and his poor performance was due to him being sick with flu. See more »

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Brucie: If you did become a boxer, who would you fight first, apart from Craig?
Julian: Dale Winton!
Brucie: I'll fix it!
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Series 4 - best yet!
13 January 2007 | by Pearl24See all my reviews

Series 4 of Strictly come Dancing was the best yet. Unfortunately, one of the contestants, Jimmy Tarbuck, was taken ill and was unable to compete which left 13 celebrities and their partners. Consequently we had a final with only two couples, the ex-England cricketer, Mark Ramprakash and ex-England Rugby player, Matt Dawson.

The bookies' original favourite, Emma Bunton, was knocked out in the semi-final. The two sportsmen were superior in their dances, with Mark's Argentine Tango receiving an almost perfect score of 39.

The final, because there was only two couples, meant that they had to dance five dances. Mark danced the tango, salsa, Viennese waltz, a dance to the judges' choice of music and a show dance. Matt performed a waltz, a cha cha, again the Viennese waltz and the same dances as Mark.

Mark and his partner Karen Hardy were triumphant with them receiving a maximum 40 points for their salsa to Hot Hot Hot.

The whole show was great. I cannot see it being topped in future.

It is 30 December 2007 - I am editing my comments from last year to say that this year's programme was even better as far as the dancing is concerned.

The final three were outstanding. I would have preferred a three-person final but unfortunately Kelly Brook had to withdraw owing to family bereavement, making a two-person final.

I was disappointed that Gethin Jones (the Blue Peter presenter) was knocked out in the semi-final as I feel he could have been the winner. I know this sounds strange, but you have to have seen it to know what I mean.

The eventual winner was singer Alesha Dixon who was superb throughout the contest. She beat Matt Di Angelo, the EastEnders' actor, although they were very close during the contest.

The worse thing about this year's show was the decision by the BBC to have the results show on a Sunday, despite being filmed on the Saturday. Inevitably the results were leaked onto the Internet which defeated the object of have tension in the results.

Another annoying thing is the lengthy pause between the presenters saying who is knocked out. We have been saying for years that we dislike this but still they do it. Give us a break - don't prolong the agony any further!


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