Strictly Come Dancing Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th August 2014

Fact: British pop star Pixie Lott has confirmed she'll be taking part in U.K. reality Tv show Strictly Come Dancing. Lott will compete against 14 other famous faces for the trophy, including fellow pop stars Simon Webbe and Frankie Sandford.

21st August 2014

Fact: British pop star Simon Webbe is the latest celebrity to sign up for reality Tv series Strictly Come Dancing. The former Blue bandmate will show off his fancy footwork alongside Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays and rugby player Thom Evans when the show returns to U.K. screens in the autumn (14).

4th April 2014

Fact: Veteran British entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth is to step down as the host of U.K. Tv show Strictly Come Dancing after a decade on air.

20th March 2014

Fact: British Tv talent contest Strictly Come Dancing is to receive a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award in honour of the show's "outstanding creative and technical" achievements. The prize will be presented at the Bafta Craft Awards in London on 27 April (14).

24th September 2013

Quote: "She's doing really well. We went away to Barcelona and did the waltz together to help her. I'm so sure that I've got a bet on her to win. I can't tell you what odds I got but she's one of the favourites!" The Feeling rocker Richard Jones is confident his pop star wife Sophie Ellis-Bextor will go far on U.K. reality Tv contest Strictly Come Dancing.

2nd September 2013

Fact: British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Bond girl Fiona Fullerton are among the stars set to compete on the dancefloor in a new season of U.K. Tv show Strictly Come Dancing. The line-up also features fashion designer Julien MACdonald, British Tv personality Vanessa Feltz and golfer Tony Jacklin.

22nd June 2012

Tweet: "On my way up to Blackpool (England) to dance and run with the Olympic torch! Its going to be awesome! What an honour." British pop star and Strictly Come Dancing winner Harry Judd is excited about carrying the Olympic torch into the Blackpool Tower Ballroom on Friday (22Jun12).

25th April 2012

Fact: allet legend Darcey Bussell has signed up to replace British pop star Alesha Dixon on the judging panel of U.K. talent contest Strictly Come Dancing. Dixon was poached by Simon Cowell for his Britain's Got Talent series after three years on the popular Bbc programme.

12th December 2011

Tweet: "We got thru! Can't believe it! Beyond my dreams considering I was worried about going out in the first week." Jason Donovan is overjoyed to have reached the final of U.K. reality show Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday (17Dec11).

7th November 2011

Fact: Scottish singer Lulu has become the latest celebrity to be booted off U.K. TV talent contest Strictly Come Dancing.

26th October 2011

Quote: "Brian's a very kind, gentle and supportive man... but he's quite shocked at the way it's taken over me. I eat, sleep and drink it. It's my life. He said he's never seen me like this. It's true, I don't think anything else has ever brought me such joy. It's a complete revelation." British actress Anita Dobson has surprised her husband, rocker Brian May, with her devotion to U.K. TV dance contest Strictly Come Dancing.

7th September 2011

Fact: Singers Lulu, Jason Donovan and Holly Valance are among the stars set to show off their fancy footwork in the upcoming U.K. series Strictly Come Dancing.

5th August 2011

Quote: "I'd love to do a dance orientated musical. If I could do one where I could use the skills that I learnt on Strictly, that would be perfect." Actress/model Kelly Brook is keen to land a stage role and utilise the dance moves she learned as a contestant on British TV show Strictly Come Dancing in 2007.

12th December 2010

Fact: Robbie Williams and Mark Owen showed off their waltzing skills during Take That's appearance on British reality show Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday (11Dec10) as they teamed up for a short impromptu performance to show off their fancy footwork.

26th October 2010

Quote: "I think he's doing really well, he's so out of his comfort zone. And I vote as much as I can. Definitely more than 10 votes!" Singer Charlotte Church is rooting for her ex, rugby ace Gavin Henson, as he competes on U.K. reality show Strictly Come Dancing.

11th October 2010

Fact: British DJ-turned-actor Goldie has become the first celebrity to be voted off U.K. reality contest Strictly Come Dancing.

15th March 2010

Quote: "All going to plan, it will happen. She's fabulous - I think she can win it." Sharon Osbourne reveals her daughter KELLY is going to follow up her stint on Dancing With The Stars with a run on the show's British counter-part - Strictly Come Dancing.

25th October 2009

Fact: Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood's estranged wife JO is hanging up her dancing shoes after failing to impress the judges on U.K. TV talent show Strictly Come Dancing. The 53 year old was voted out of the competition on Saturday (24Oct09).

6th October 2009

Fact: Amy Winehouse will appear on British celebrity TV talent show Strictly Come Dancing - singing backing vocals for her 13-year-old goddaughter Dionne Bromfield.

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