Strictly Come Dancing Complete Line-up: Professionals

Strictly Come Dancing Cast

Strictly Come Dancing is a British Television dancing competition show. This reality show is popularly known as Strictly. Karen Smith is the developer of the show. The dancing show premiered its first season on 15 May 2004. Till now, the show has successfully aired 18 Seasons. Moreover, all those seasons include a total of 349 episodes. And, BBC One is the original Network of the show. In this topic, we will discuss Strictly Come Dancing Cast that will include celebrity contestants, Professionals, judges, and host.

Strictly Come Dancing Cast 2023

In this show, the contestants who take part are some kind of celebrity. Moreover, these celebrity contestants couple themselves with professional dancers. Together, the couples compete with other celebrity contestants (couples) to win the show. Fenia Vardanis, Richard Hopkins, and Karen Smith are the creators of the show. In this article, we are going to cover the Strictly Come Dancing complete Line-up of the Cast. The cast for Season 21 will include:
Strictly Come Dancing Cast

  • Celebrity Contestants
  • Professionals
  • Judges
  • Host

Let’s get started with the Celebrity contestants.

Strictly Come Dancing Season 21 Contestants

Strictly Come Dancing Season 21 will air somewhere in September 2023. Exact date has not been announced yet. But the contestants’ list has been updated.  
Here is the list of celebrity contestants with their professional dancers cum dancing partners:

  • Adam Thomas: He is a British soap opera actor who is famous for his acting in Waterloo Road & Emmerdale.

  • Amanda Abbington: She is famous for her stage and screen roles. Her famous stage roles are Josie Mardle in Mr Selfridge and Mary Morstan in Sherlock.

  • Angela Rippon: She is an English Television presenter, journalist & newsreader.

  • Angela Scanlon: She is a Television Presenter. At first, she was an Irish Presenter.

  • Annabel Croft: She was a professional tennis player and pundit. At present see is a presenter at radio and television.

  • Bobby Brazier: He is an actor and model. He worked in Eastenders.

  • Eddie Kadi: He is a Comedian & BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter.

  • Ellie Leach: She is an English Soap opera actress popularly known for her role in coronation street.

  • Jody Cundy: He is a British Paralympic cyclist & former swimmer.

  • Krishnan Guru-Murthy: He is a British journalist. He is a Channel 4 News presenter.

  • Layton Williams: He is an English actor, singer dancer. 

  • Les Dennis: He is a Television presenter, comedian and actor.

  • Nigel Harman: He is a stage and screen actor. He is popular for his role in EastEnders,  Mount Pleasant and Casualty.

  • Nikita Kanda: She is BBC Asian Network presenter.

  • Zara McDermott: She is a Media personality & television presenter.

The name of the professionals these contestants are participating with will be updated soon.

Strictly Come Dancing Cast

Strictly Come Dancing Judges Panel 2023

This dancing reality show started way back in 2004. From that time, there have been some changes in the Judge’s Panel.  Currently, there are 4 Judges in the Panel. However, there are four former Judges of the show, who are not taking part in this season. Len Goodman, Arlene Phillips, Alesha Dixon, and Darcey Bussell were the former Judges.

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Here is the list of current Judges of the show:

  • Craig Revel Horwood
  • Shirley Ballas
  • Motsi Mabuse
  • Anton Du Beke

Note: Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli are the judges from Season 1 of the show. Also, in some episodes, few guest judges also join the show. Jennifer Grey, Donny Osmond, and Alfonso Ribeiro were the Guest Judges.


Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are going to co-host the dancing reality show. Both of them are hosting the show together since 2014. Moreover, Sir Bruce Forsyth was the host of the show from 2004 to 2013. But after 2013 the show decided to have two hosts on the Panel. 

In conclusion, Strictly Come Dancing is going to premiere its 21st season in September 2023. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are the presenters of the dancing show. And, BBC one is the original network of the show. I am very excited about the show and I hope are too.




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