IF you’ve got received the blues now that Strictly’s over – we have got some excellent news for you.
Regardless of the challenges offered by the pandemic, Strictly will probably be returning with a Christmas particular TODAY (December 25) – albeit not in the identical format we’re used to.
The particular will mirror on the present’s best-ever dancesCredit score: BBC Footage
When is the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas countdown on BBC One?
Strictly: The Christmas Countdown will air on TODAY, Christmas Day (December 25) – the right post-Christmas dinner viewing!
It can present at 4.45pm on BBC One.
For these having fun with the festivities an excessive amount of to look at stay, the episode will probably be obtainable to look at on BBC iPlayer after it has aired.
Tess Daley and Claudia Winkleman will entrance the festive version of Strictly Come DancingCredit score: BBC
Who will probably be showing on the Strictly Christmas countdown?
Everybody concerned will probably be socially-distances and Covid-secure.
As per custom, skilled dancers will all be returning in addition to superstar friends – however they will not be performing any stay dance numbers.
The 4 judges will seem to critique the previous performancesCredit score: Rex Options
How will the present work?
The present will probably be completely different to the Strictly Christmas specials that we all know and love, due to Covid restrictions.
In previous years, former contestants would return to carry out in Christmassy dances, however the logistics of organising that this 12 months have made it not possible for producers.
As a substitute, Tess and Claudia will reminisce on a few of Strictly’s finest performances together with the judges.
The BBC billed the present: “From the right 40s, the trophy-winning routines and dances which have made us snigger – this present can have all of it.”
Like a Christmas miracle, Strictly’s skilled dancers will probably be again to carry out a festive dance.
It was pre-recorded together with the opposite dances they did for the previous sequence after isolating collectively for 2 weeks.