What time is Strictly Come Dancing 2022 on tonight?

Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight, Friday 23 September, with this 12 months’s star-studded lineup within the midst of being unveiled by BBC bosses.

The present will kickstart is twentieth sequence hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, with actors Kym Marsh and Will Mellor being the primary stars confirmed to be participating. 

 Alongside this, the Strictly spin-off It Takes Two may also be again on screens, hosted by Rylan Clark and former skilled dancer Janette Manrara.

So, as this 12 months’s stars don their dancing footwear to hit the ballroom and showcase their expertise, right here’s every little thing you’ll want to know in regards to the much-anticipated new sequence.

It's time! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight- here's everything you need to know about the new series (2021 winners Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice are pictured)

It's time! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight- here's everything you need to know about the new series (2021 winners Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice are pictured)

It’s time! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight- right here’s every little thing you’ll want to know in regards to the new sequence (2021 winners Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice are pictured)

What time is the Strictly launch present tonight?

Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and can hit BBC One at 7pm with it’s pre-recorded launch present.

The glitzy launch present, which sees the celebrities uncover their skilled companions, was pre-recorded at Elstree on Wednesday September 7.

Strictly will then be again simply 24 hours later on Saturday night at 6:45pm – with the entire {couples} taking to the dancefloor twice in two weeks, earlier than the primary pair are voted off.

The present will then air stay each Saturday all through the autumn, with the ultimate usually airing on the final Saturday earlier than Christmas. 

It’s spin-off present, It Takes Two, may also make a return following the primary bumper weekend – with Rylan Clark and Janette Manrara set to return as hosts. 

Reay to go! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and will hit BBC One at 7pm with it's pre-recorded launch show (the new line up pictured)

Reay to go! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and will hit BBC One at 7pm with it's pre-recorded launch show (the new line up pictured)

Reay to go! Strictly Come Dancing is returning to screens tonight and can hit BBC One at 7pm with it’s pre-recorded launch present (the brand new line up pictured) 

Who is within the Strictly 2022 lineup?

The entire 15 contestants have been confirmed for this 12 months’s Strictly Come Dancing lineup, with Coronation Road star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor the primary stars unveiled throughout BBC Breakfast final week.

Kym revealed she’s been eager to hitch the present ‘for various years’ whereas Will mentioned he’s signed as much as convey some pleasure to his mom following his dad’s demise from most cancers in 2020. 

Radio DJ Richie Anderson and Free Girls star Kaye Adams had been revealed on Friday. 

Former Sunday League footballer Richie – who went viral in 2018 when he got here out as homosexual to his teammates at Coombs Wooden F.C in an emotional documentary – mentioned that it’s a ‘large honour’ to be a part of the present’s all-male partnership.

Kaye advised her fellow Free Girls panellists of her involvement, ‘I’m completely terrified as a result of I can’t dance. I may consider one million causes not to do that.’ 

Big names! Coronation Street star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor were unveiled as contesants during BBC Breakfast

Big names! Coronation Street star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor were unveiled as contesants during BBC Breakfast

Huge names! Coronation Road star Kym Marsh and Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps actor Will Mellor had been unveiled as contesants throughout BBC Breakfast

New title: BBC radio DJ Richie Anderson was the third celeb confirmed to be participating and Free Girls star Kaye Adams was unveiled because the fourth 

The fifth star was unveiled as comic Jayde Adams was introduced and she or he mentioned that conserving the key hidden had been like ‘torture’, however that she was a ‘large fan’ of the present, joking showing on the beloved present was her most important profession aim.

Paralympian Ellie Simmonds was unveiled because the present’s sixth contestant on Sunday. The athlete has a kind of dwarfism referred to as achondroplasia and is a top of 4ft, is the primary with the genetic situation to seem on the present.

And as KISS FM DJ Tyler West was introduced, he joked ‘I’m SO gassed to be becoming a member of the Strictly household! As I began penning this I already acquired cramp.’ 

Bros star Matt Goss was then introduced because the eighth contestant participating on This Morning and mentioned he has ‘butterflies for the primary time in three a long time’. 

Collaborating: The fifth star unveiled as comic Jayde Adams (left) and Paralympian Ellie Simmonds was unveiled because the present’s sixth contestant

Fun times: KISS FM DJ Tyler West was announced and joked 'I am SO gassed to be joining the Strictly family! As I started writing this I already got cramp'

Fun times: KISS FM DJ Tyler West was announced and joked 'I am SO gassed to be joining the Strictly family! As I started writing this I already got cramp'

Enjoyable instances: KISS FM DJ Tyler West (left) was introduced because the seventh contestant whereas Bros star Matt Goss (proper) was introduced only a few hours later 

Giving it a go: Comic and Ted Lasso star Ellie Taylor, 38, was revealed on ITV present Lorraine because the ninth celeb contestant for this 12 months’s Strictly

Comic and Ted Lasso star Ellie Taylor, 38, was revealed on ITV present Lorraine because the ninth celeb contestant for this 12 months’s Strictly, and insisted that she has the dancing capacity of a ‘newly born giraffe’.

Britain’s Obtained Expertise singer and CBBC star Molly Rainford was the tenth star confirmed to be participating in Strictly Come Dancing 2022.

The singer, 21, revealed she’s already sought recommendation from 2020 contestant HRVY, including that regardless of her performing background she’s like ‘Ellie the Elephant’ when she takes to the ground.

Retired footballer and supervisor Tony Adams MBE, 55, was introduced because the eleventh contestant a couple of hours later. 

Prepared for motion: Retired footballer and supervisor  Tony Adams MBE was the eleventh particular person introduced to hitch the line-up 

Tony mentioned: ‘To say I’m excited is an understatement – the lure of the sequins and the decision of the salsa has me swapping my battered previous soccer boots for a set of Strictly mushy footwear. 

‘Am completely thrilled to be giving it my all on this 12 months’s twentieth anniversary of Strictly Come Dancing. I can’t wait to satisfy my associate – god assist her – and begin the dancing.’

The formidable centre-back’s soccer profession spanned over 22 years, enjoying for each Arsenal and England. 

Fleur East was confirmed because the twelfth contestant participating after she made the announcement on Thursday throughout her Hits Radio Breakfast present the place she mentioned: ‘You’ll see me within the ballroom on Strictly Come Dancing!’

Here he is: Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was announced as the 13th contestant

Here he is: Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was announced as the 13th contestant

Right here he is: Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was introduced because the thirteenth contestant

The singer additional elaborated that it was an ‘honour’ to be requested to participate within the present and hopes to do her late father Malcolm proud. 

After coming runner-up in sequence 11 of The X Issue, Fleur has been an everyday face on the earth of music and broadcasting. 

Wildlife cameraman and Countryfile presenter Hamza Yassin was then introduced because the thirteenth contestant.

Hamza is one of many presenters of BBC‘s Animal Park and a visitor presenter on Countryfile.

Star: On Friday EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, - who has played the role of Martin Fowler in the BBC show since 2014 - was officially announced as the 14th star

Star: On Friday EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, - who has played the role of Martin Fowler in the BBC show since 2014 - was officially announced as the 14th star

Star: On Friday EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, – who has performed the position of Martin Fowler within the BBC present since 2014 – was formally introduced because the 14th star

Hamza Yassin mentioned: ‘I’m completely over the moon to be becoming a member of Strictly 2022. By no means in one million years did I believe I’d be on such a cool present. I’ve been watching it for years and I can’t imagine I’ll really be there dancing stay in entrance of the British public. 

‘My dance expertise are presently on the degree of ‘1970’s disco vibe’ however I’m able to work laborious and will likely be shaking it each time I get the possibility – shake it ’til you make it!’

EastEnders actor James Bye, 38, – who has performed the position of Martin Fowler within the BBC present since 2014 – may also be participating because the 14th star.

And final however not least, Helen Skelton is the ultimate celeb contestant confirmed for the model new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing. 

The TV and radio broadcaster, 39, was broadly tipped to be participating within the BBC ballroom present and her spot on the programme has now been confirmed as she completes the total celeb line-up.

It was revealed on Saturday morning on BBC Radio 2 throughout Claudia Winkleman‘s breakfast present that Helen – who break up from husband Richie Myler earlier this 12 months – can be showing on the present.

Helen mentioned: ‘I’m actually excited to get caught right into a enjoyable journey. My household and mates have at all times beloved the present and might’t watch for me to get began.’

She's in! Helen Skelton is the final celebrity contestant confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing

She's in! Helen Skelton is the final celebrity contestant confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing

She’s in! Helen Skelton is the ultimate celeb contestant confirmed for the model new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing 

An array of stars are additionally rumoured to be showing on the brand new sequence, together with chef Gino D’Acampo, Emmerdale star Adam Thomas, presenter Steph McGovern, Olympic champion Tom Daley and retired footballer Tony Adams.

It was additionally reported that rugby participant Mike Tindall, who is married to Princess Anne‘s daughter Zara, and the Queen‘s granddaughter, Girl Louise Windsor, 18, had been prime of bosses’ want record to coincide with the Platinum Jubilee earlier this 12 months.

Followers are additionally hoping the sequence may characteristic one other same-sex pairing, after The Nice British Bake Off star John Whaite and Johannes Radebe reached the ultimate final 12 months.

Who’re the Strictly skilled dancers?

New faces: This year's Strictly has seen huge changes in the professional lineup, with four new dancers signing up to take part after Alja¿ ¿korjanec and Oti Mabuse announced they would be leaving the show earlier this year

New faces: This year's Strictly has seen huge changes in the professional lineup, with four new dancers signing up to take part after Alja¿ ¿korjanec and Oti Mabuse announced they would be leaving the show earlier this year

New faces: This 12 months’s Strictly has seen enormous modifications within the skilled lineup, with 4 new dancers signing up to participate after Aljaž Škorjanec and Oti Mabuse introduced they’d be leaving the present earlier this 12 months

This 12 months’s Strictly has seen enormous modifications within the skilled lineup, with 4 new dancers signing up to participate after Aljaž Škorjanec and Oti Mabuse introduced they’d be leaving the present earlier this 12 months.

4 new professional dancers have joined the line-up, which signifies that 20 professionals in complete are able to convey their expertise to the BBC present’s dancefloor later this 12 months.

The 4 new world class dancers finishing this 12 months’s skilled troupe are European cup winner Vito Coppola, Chinese language Nationwide Champion Carlos Gu, former Underneath 21 British Nationwide Champion Lauren Oakley and Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas.

They be part of the skilled dancers already revealed for the upcoming sequence: Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima, Amy Dowden, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Neil Jones, Nikita Kuzmin, Cameron Lombard, Gorka Marquez, Luba Mushtuk, Giovanni Pernice, Jowita Przystal, Johannes Radebe, Kai Widdrington and Nancy Xu. 

Not each professional dancer will likely be paired with a celeb with 4 historically performing solely within the skilled group routines.

Who will host the brand new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing? 

Grand return! The new series of Strictly Come Dancing will once again be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman , who had presented the show together since 2014

Grand return! The new series of Strictly Come Dancing will once again be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman , who had presented the show together since 2014

Grand return! The brand new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing will as soon as once more be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman , who had offered the present collectively since 2014

The brand new sequence of Strictly Come Dancing will as soon as once more be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, who had offered the present collectively since 2014.

They are going to current a stay present on Saturday, adopted by a pre-recorded outcomes present which can air on Sunday evenings. 

Rylan Clark and Janette Manrara will return to host the Strictly spin-off It Takes Two, which airs weekdays on BBC Two, that includes interviews with the {couples} and judges, together with behind the scenes clips and enjoyable segments.

Who’re the Strictly Come Dancing judges?

Anticipated: Craig Revel Horwood , Shirley Ballas , Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the 20th series, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the show

Anticipated: Craig Revel Horwood , Shirley Ballas , Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the 20th series, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the show

Anticipated: Craig Revel Horwood , Shirley Ballas , Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the twentieth sequence, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the present

Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas, Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke will return to the judging panel for the twentieth sequence, after Bruno Tonioli confirmed in July he had permenantly left the present.

Bruno was unable to seem on the previous two sequence on account of his filming commitments within the US and Covid restrictions, with former skilled Anton becoming a member of the panel in his place final 12 months.  

Bruno advised MailOnline that he had discovered juggling the British present and its American variant Dancing With The Stars exhibits too taxing, saying: ‘Properly I at all times will miss it, it’s my household, however I imply we’ll at all times be mates and also you by no means know what’s going to occur.’

What are the plans for the twentieth sequence? 

Surprise! It's also been reported that Prince Charles , 73, and Duchess of Cornw ll , 74, are planning to host a live episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives

Surprise! It's also been reported that Prince Charles , 73, and Duchess of Cornw ll , 74, are planning to host a live episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives

Shock! It’s additionally been reported that Prince Charles , 73, and Duchess of Cornw ll , 74, are planning to host a stay episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives 

This 12 months’s Strictly Come Dancing will kick off with a particular group efficiency to have a good time 100 years of the BBC, that includes ‘particular visitors and enjoyable tributes to a few of your favorite BBC exhibits.’

It’s additionally been reported that Prince Charles, 73, and Duchess of Cornwall, 74, are planning to host a stay episode of Strictly at Buckingham Palace following secret discussions with BBC executives.

Camilla is mentioned to be a ‘large fan’ of the present and even ‘votes each week’ for her favorite dancing duo.

The royal broadcast is being lined up for both the quarter or semi-finals later this , with solely a handful of aides believed to be concerned within the prime secret undertaking. 

At last! Strictly Come Dancing will also return to the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom this year, after being unable to film at the historic venue due to Covid restrictions

At last! Strictly Come Dancing will also return to the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom this year, after being unable to film at the historic venue due to Covid restrictions

Ultimately! Strictly Come Dancing may also return to the enduring Blackpool Tower Ballroom this 12 months, after being unable to movie on the historic venue on account of Covid restrictions

The brand new sequence is anticipated to characteristic the Film Week and Musicals Week segments, together with its annual Halloween particular.

Strictly Come Dancing may also return to the enduring Blackpool Tower Ballroom this 12 months, after being unable to movie on the historic venue on account of Covid restrictions.

The brand new sequence may also see the return of a full viewers for the stay exhibits, after social distancing guidelines restricted the variety of spectators capable of attend filming.

Sensational: EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made history when she became the show's first ever disabled contestant to be crowned series champion with professional Giovanni Pernice in 2021

Sensational: EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made history when she became the show's first ever disabled contestant to be crowned series champion with professional Giovanni Pernice in 2021

Sensational: EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made historical past when she grew to become the present’s first ever disabled contestant to be topped sequence champion with skilled Giovanni Pernice in 2021

Who received Strictly Come Dancing 2021?  

EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis made historical past when she grew to become the present’s first ever disabled contestant to be topped sequence champion with skilled Giovanni Pernice in 2021. 

The actress, who is deaf, earned nationwide reward when she delivered a shifting silent dance for her {Couples} Alternative, providing viewers a glimpse into her world.

Earlier winners of Strictly Come Dancing embody Invoice Bailey, Joe McFadden, Ore Oduba, Jay McGuinness, Caroline Flack and Abbey Clancy. 

How does the Strictly Come Dancing voting work?

Every week Strictly Come Dancing viewers vote for his or her favorite couple both by telephone or on-line, and these votes are mixed with the scores given by the judging panel for his or her performances.

The 2 {couples} with the fewest votes then go head-to-head within the dance-off, delivering a reprisal of their efficiency from the stay present.

The judges then resolve which couple they wish to save, and within the occasion of a tie head decide Shirley Ballas is given the casting vote.

Strictly Come Dancing returns subsequent month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Back soon: Strictly Come Dancing returns next month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

Back soon: Strictly Come Dancing returns next month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

Again quickly: Strictly Come Dancing returns subsequent month on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

STRICTLY COME DANCING 2022: WHO ARE THE CONTESTANTS?

KYM MARSH

Age: 46

Career: Coronation Road star and presenter

Kym says: ‘I’m so delighted that this 12 months they’ve! I’m an enormous fan of the present and might’t imagine I’m going to go from watching at house in my pyjamas to really dancing in entrance of the judges in a glittery gown.’

RICHIE ANDERSON 

Age: 34

Career: Radio presenter 

Richie says: ‘This is a dream come true! I can not wait to get in these sparkles and sequins and shimmy throughout probably the most well-known dance flooring on the earth!’

ELLIE SIMMONDS 

Age: 27

Career: Former athlete 

Ellie says: ‘To be requested to be a part of the Strictly household is simply so thrilling and I can not wait, it’s going to a lot enjoyable.’

TYLER WEST 

Age: 26

Career: Radio DJ

Tyler says: ‘It’s a present meaning a lot to me and my household and I can’t wait to significantly shake a leg on that shiny dance flooring… with a aspect of sequins.’

ELLIE TAYLOR

 

Age: 38

Career: Comic

Ellie says: ‘Properly, cowl me in faux tan and roll me in sequins! I’m completely over the moon to be part of Strictly 2022!’

TONY ADAMS MBE 

Age: 55 

Career: Retired footballer and supervisor

Tony says:  ‘To say I’m excited is an understatement – the lure of the sequins and the decision of the salsa has me swapping my battered previous soccer boots for a set of Strictly mushy footwear’

  

JAMES BYE

Age: 38

Career: EastEnders actor

James says ‘I’m not identified for my shimmy or my twinkle toes – in truth my youngsters usually chortle at my dad dancing nevertheless it’s an honour to be requested and I’m going to present it my finest shot.’

HELEN SKELTON

 Age: 39

Career: TV and radio broadcaster

Helen says: ‘I’m actually excited to get caught right into a enjoyable journey. My household and mates have at all times beloved the present and might’t watch for me to get began’

WILL MELLOR

Age: 46

Career: Actor

Will says: ‘I do know it will likely be an enormous problem however that’s what life is all about. This is additionally my Mum’s favorite present and she or he’s had a very robust few years so I’m doing this is for her as nicely. Deliver it on!’

 KAYE ADAMS 

 Age: 59 

Career: Tv presenter 

Kaye says: ‘I mentioned I wished to make the final 12 months of my fifties memorable and that i can’t consider a greater method of doing it than displaying the world my two left ft. Pray for me!’ 

 JAYDE ADAMS

Age: 37

Career: Comic

Jayde says: ‘I’ve been a large fan of the present for years. I really feel like I’m watching myself in a dream and I can’t imagine I’ve manifested this.’

MATT GOSS

Age: 53

Career: Singer

Matt says: ‘I’ve been reclusive, I come and work after which return to America. I believed, it’s time for me to return house and get out of my very own method’

 MOLLY RAINFORD

 Age: 21

Career: Singer 

Molly says: ‘I already realize it’s gonna be an expertise of a lifetime and I can’t wait to satisfy the remainder of the Strictly household I’ll be sharing it with.’

FLEUR EAST

Age: 34 

Career: Singer

Fleur says: ‘I’m equally nervous and thrilled to be a part of this 12 months’s Strictly line up. I’m excited to be taught new expertise and I need to take in each second of this magical expertise.’

 HAMZA YASSIN

Age: 35

Profession: Wildlife cameraman and presenter

Hamza says: ‘I’m completely over the moon to be becoming a member of Strictly 2022. By no means in one million years did I believe I’d be on such a cool present.’

 

 

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