All-star Strictly Come Dancing series ‘planned’ - Daily TV round-up

An all-star series of 'Strictly Come Dancing' could be on the cards, featuring all the winners from the past shows.

“We’re on our tenth series now, we’ve had ten champions. Every person who gets to the final, they’re all brilliant by that stage,” said BBC talent executive Daisy Moore.

Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli with new judge Darcey Bussell (Credit: BBC)


“So you could easily have a retrospective programme and I think the audience would love that."

The US series, ‘Dancing With The Stars’, is set to launch an all-winners series later this month.

If it went ahead, a UK version would see the likes of Kara Tointon, Jill Halfpenny, Mark Ramprakash, Natasha Kaplinsky and Alesha Dixon go head-to-head.

The news series of 'Strictly Come Dancing' starts on 15 September on BBC1, featuring new judge Darcey Bussell.

Among those reportedly taking part are Kimberley Walsh of Girls Aloud, TV presenter Johnny Ball, Jerry Hall, Fern Britton and cricketer Michael Vaughan. [The Sun]

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