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Strictly Come Dancing 2014

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FrankelandFilly Mon 18-Aug-14 15:36:52

Two celebs confirmed so far for the 2014 series:

Frankie from The Saturdays
Judy Murray (Andy's mum)

Not sure if they are deliberately only releasing one name at a time, but it can't be long before the big reveal.

So polish off your Cuban heels and slip into something tight and sparkly, it's almost here!

Ellenora5 Mon 18-Aug-14 16:56:11

Woohoo can't wait, it's my favourite, I'll miss James though

FrankelandFilly Mon 18-Aug-14 19:52:12

The professional dancers for 2014 are:

Aliona Vilani
Iveta Lukosiute
Janette Manrara
Joanne Clifton
Karen Hauer
Kristina Rihanoff
Natalie Lowe
Ola Jordan

Aljaž Skorjanec
Anton du Beke
Brendan Cole
Kevin Clifton
Pasha Kovalev
Trent Whiddon
Tristan MacManus

Not sure why there are an uneven number of competitors, I can't remember how many there were last year.

MrsCK Tue 19-Aug-14 12:16:53

Alison Hammond has been confirmed!

expatinscotland Tue 19-Aug-14 12:20:00

I feel sorry for whoever has to pick up Alison.

Sparklingbrook Tue 19-Aug-14 12:31:14

I love Alison hammond. She always comes across as very genuine. I could do without Frankie from the Saturdays. Judy Murray-great!

FrankelandFilly Tue 19-Aug-14 12:33:38

Just saw the latest release, a good choice. It seems we are going to get the "drip drip" of a name every few days until they do the "who's dancing with who" show.

FrankelandFilly Wed 20-Aug-14 11:37:11

Rugby player Thom Evans is the first male celeb to be confirmed.

Icimoi Wed 20-Aug-14 14:43:39

Do we know when it starts?

FrankelandFilly Thu 21-Aug-14 08:22:02

I haven't seen a date yet.

Simon Webb (from the band Blue) has just been confirmed.

Sparklingbrook Thu 21-Aug-14 08:34:59

Oh my word.

Mrsjayy Thu 21-Aug-14 09:07:10

Simon webbe <thud>

Mrsjayy Thu 21-Aug-14 09:09:38

I started before xfactor last year I think but there has been no word when it starts and xfactor starts 30th August urgh . scrolls back up to simon

Davros Thu 21-Aug-14 11:28:48

Drool, I've always liked Simon Webbe

Howaboutthisone Thu 21-Aug-14 15:17:47

Oo just found this! Thanks!

It starts on fri 26th sept. I've just had an email telling me that you can register for audience tickets and it looks like there's a double fri 26th and sat 27th then Saturdays til the 20th dec!

Great line up so far!

PolkadotsAndMoonbeams Thu 21-Aug-14 17:11:46

It was an odd number last year too, I think there was one more woman. I'm pretty sure actually, because Anton used to dance group ballroom with Iveta, but not do the Latin.

MrsCK Fri 22-Aug-14 20:12:53

I think it might start on the 20th September....only because tumble finishes on the 13th. I could well be wrong!

MrsCK Fri 22-Aug-14 20:14:40

Mark Wright has just been announced too.

Redcoats Fri 22-Aug-14 20:15:35

Sooo going to miss Artem and his chest and Robin sad

Otoh hello Simon Webbe

Redcoats Fri 22-Aug-14 20:25:58

Sparkling I think you need to email that pic to that Vicky costume designer lady in case she needs some ideas.

Howaboutthisone Fri 22-Aug-14 22:37:48

Mrsck it starts on the 26th. See below!
Unless there's a preview on the 20th

MrsBungle Fri 22-Aug-14 22:41:03

No James Jordan this year?!

Redcoats Fri 22-Aug-14 22:43:34

James wasn't invited back this year. Just Ola.
He's currently making an arse of himself in Big brother.

WildThong Fri 22-Aug-14 22:45:07

Hello Thom grin

RiojaHaze Fri 22-Aug-14 22:50:50

I think Alison Hammond is going to be great; she seems up for a laugh and full of life.

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