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News: Strictly Update Oti of September

. Strictly is now In full swing with the Red Carpet event taking place last Monday 27th we got to see the celebs being striclified for the first time.

. On Friday 31st the recording of the launch show took place where the couples were paired up and the group dance was performed, this will be aired on Saturday the 8th

. Thus Tuesday the official photos of this year’s celebrities were released

. Our three new professionals also featured in this weeks hello magazine

. This week was full of birthdays with Gorka’s on Tuesday and giovanni’s on wednesday

. On Wednesday Strictly made the announcement that a new category of dance is being introduced this series called ‘couples choice’. This will allow the couples to choose from one of three styles they think will showcase their celebrity’s skills best as the weeks progress. The three styles they can try their hands (and feet!) at include:

Contemporary – takes inspiration from Ballet, lyrical and modern dance

Street/Commercial – covers all styles of urban dance as well as allowing couples to go in a more pop, commercial direction

Theatre/Jazz – very much the style of musical theatre, including elements of tap, soft shoe, burlesque and Jazz

. Thursday saw the announcement of the Strictly professionals tour happening in 2019 and its line up more details to be released

. The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 podcast will be hosted by past contestant and radio one DJ Scott Mills, the first episode will be out thus Sunday and you can listen via iTunes

. On Saturday the launch show was finally broadcast after a long wait and we got to see who is partnering who as well as the group dance. It was an amazing show and I can’t wait for the first live show which is on the 22nd of September.