It’s good news for Strictly Come Dancing fans as the dancing competition will return to TV soon. The BBC series, which is known for its glitz and glam, will see a new cohort of celebs attempt to win the Glitterball trophy, starting from Saturday, September 16.
This year, 15 celebs will go head to head as they learn dances including the Cha Cha Cha, Quickstep and Waltz alongside their professional partners. Hoping to win this year’s Glitterball Trophy are Amanda Abbington, Angela Rippon, Layton Williams, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Eddie Kadi, Angela Scanlon, Zara McDermott, Adam Thomas, Nikita Kanda, Ellie Leach, Jody Cundy, Bobby Brazier, Nigel Harman, Annabel Croft and Les Dennis.
The celebrity and professional pairings are yet to be announced by the BBC show, with fans due to find out about the dancing couples in the Strictly launch episode next weekend. The show will, fronted by Fleur East and co-host Janette Manrara following Rylan Clark’s exit, will return on Monday, September 25.
But how can you watch Strictly and It Takes Two this year? Here’s everything you need to know.
How to watch Strictly Come Dancing 2023
Strictly will return to our screens on Saturday, September 16 for its launch episode. Fans of the show will be able to tune in to see their favourite celebs take to the floor on both BBC One from 6.35pm.
If you can’t catch the launch episode on TV, not to worry as the show will also be available to watch on catch up via BBC iPlayer.
How to watch Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
Strictly spin-off It Takes Two will also make a comeback this year. The show, which gives viewers backstage access to the BBC series, will air each week night at 6.30pm on BBC Two from Monday, September 25.
If you can’t catch the show each night, It Takes Two will also be available on BBC iPlayer.