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Strictly Come Dancing UK 8
« on: September 11, 2010, 11:08:13 PM »
The eighth series of popular dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing will return to UK screens on 1st October. However, the first live show where the celebrities met their dance partners was shown today. Judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Alesha Dixon will also return. The main show on a Saturday will still be hosted by Tess Daly and Bruce Forsyth, while Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will host the elimination episode, which will no longer feature a "dance-off". Winkleman will still be the host of the companion show, It Takes Two.

The celebrities involved were revealed earlier this week, and their professional partners were revealed today.

The celebrities are:

- Ann Widdecombe
- 63 years old
- British Conservative party politician, documentary maker, broadcaster and novelist.
- Ann's partner will be Anton du Beke.


- Felicity Kendal
- 63 years old
- Actress known for comedy "The Good Life" and more recently crime drama "Rosemary & Thyme".
- Felicity's partner will be Vincent Simone.


- Gavin Henson
- 28 years old
- Rugby player
- Gavin's partner will be Katya Virshilas.


- Clifford Price, known as "Goldie"
- 44 years old
- Music producer
- Goldie's partner will be Kristina Rihanoff.


- Jimi Mistry
- 37 years old
- Hollywood actor
- Jimi's partner will be Flavia Cacace.


- Kara Tointon
- 27 years old
- Actress in UK soap "Eastenders".
- Kara's partner will be Artem Chigvintsev, who is new to the show this series.


- Matt Baker
- 32 years old
- Presenter of children's television show "Blue Peter" and British magazine show "Countryfile".
- Matt's partner will be Aliona Vilani.


- Michelle Williams
- 30 years old
- One third of America's most well known girl group "Destiny's Child", also West End and Broadway actress.
- Michelle will be partnered with Brendan Cole.


- Pamela Stephenson
- 60 years old
- "Saturday Night Live" comedian, actress and comedian. Also known for being the wife of UK comedian Billy Connolly.
- Pamela's dancing partner is James Jordan.


- Patsy Kensit
- 42 years old
- Actress most known for parts in soaps "Casualty" in "Emmerdale".
- Patsy is partnered with Robin Windsor, who is new to the show this series.


- Paul Daniels
- 72 years old
- Magician and television personality.
- Paul will be partnered with Ola Jordan.


- Peter Shilton
- 60 years old
- England's most "capped" footballer.
- Peter's partner is Erin Boag.


- Scott Maslen
- 39 years old
- Actor in soaps "Eastenders" and "The Bill".
- Scott will be partnered by Natalie Lowe.


- Tina O'Brien
- 27 years old
- Actress most known for her role in soap "Coronation Street".
- Tina's partner is Jared Murillo, who is new to the show this series.

The celebrities will dance over the shows split through the weekend after Friday 1st October. No couple will be eliminated in the first week, and all of the points will be carried over to the following Saturday's show.

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Re: Strictly Come Dancing UK 8
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2010, 09:17:41 PM »

Goldie and professional partner Kristina Rihanoff are the first couple to be eliminated this year.

Scores - Week 1 and Week 2
Ann & Anton - 17 + 12 = 29
Felicity & Vincent - 23 + 25 = 48
Gavin & Katya - 28 + 19 = 47
Goldie & Kristina - 20 + 26 = 46
Jimi & Flavia - 26 + 30 = 56
Kara & Artem - 30 + 32 = 62
Matt & Aliona - 31 + 31 = 62
Michelle & Brendan - 24 + 26 = 50
Pamela & James - 31 + 32 = 63
Patsy & Robin - 22 + 28 = 50
Paul & Ola - 16 + 21 = 37
Peter & Erin - 21 + 17 = 38
Scott & Natalie - 29 + 32 = 61
Tina & Jared - 24 + 26 = 50

After the judge's scored and the public votes were combined, Goldie had the lowest score and was eliminated.