A number of well-known faces from the worlds of entertainment and sport put on their dancing shoes as they turn into celebrity dance contestants (each with a professional dancer), mastering a different dance for each episode and compete for the votes of the audience (lowest votes received is eliminated).The judges often make harsh comments.
Last Episode13x03 Series 13, Week 1, Show 2 Aired: Sep. 26, 2015
Join Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman for the weekend's second live show full of Strictly sparkle, as nine more celebrities take to the floor …
- Bruce Forsythe - Host
- Tess Daly - Host
- Claudia Winkleman Co-Host
- Len Goodman - Judge
- Bruno Tonioli - Judge
Series Fun Facts
- The series has been accused of homophobia by LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) activists for not including same-sex dancing partners.
- Claudia Winkleman took over from Bruce Forsyth as the host for one show, when Bruce Forsyth had fallen ill with flu but then took over his role in the show when he retired from it in 2014.
- Natasha Kaplinksy, who won the first series, presented part of the second series with Bruce Forsyth, while Tess Daly took maternity leave and gave birth to her daughter Phoebe.