Strictly Come Dancing reveals songs and dances for Blackpool week

We're officially well over half way through this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing.

And now, the songs and dances for Blackpool week have been revealed – and they look amazing!

When the couples take to the floor in the historic and iconic Blackpool tower, we’re in for some pretty upbeat dances, including a Jive from Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev, to the fast-paced hit, Shake Ya Tail Feather. With the way Ashley’s been impressing the judges recently, we’ve got high hopes for this one!

Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell will also be performing the fast-paced Quickstep to the theatrical, Dancin’ Fool, from Copacabana, while Charles Venn and his partner Karen Clifton will be taking on the Samba with a truly authentic song, La Bamba, by Connie Francis.

Kate Silverton and Aljaz Skorjanec will be slowing it down on Saturday night though, with an American Smooth to Everlasting Love.

And Lauren Steadman and her dancing partner AJ Pritchard will be tackling the Argentine Tango, while high scorers Faye Tozer and Giovanni Pernice will be doing the powerful Paso Doble to the song Unstoppable, by E.S Posthumus.

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After being in the dance off last week, Graeme Swann will hopefully be making a triumphant return to Strictly with a couple’s choice dance. He and Oti Mabuse will be performing a Theatre and Jazz performance to The Trolley Song, from the film Meet Me in St. Louis. We can’t wait for that one!

And following a positive week last week, Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton will be taking on the Salsa, to the popular song, Ooh Aah (Just a Little Bit), by Gina G.

Fans of the show were delighted by the song and dance list this week, commenting on social media to share their reactions. One viewer wrote, ‘Looking forward to seeing Kate and Aljaz’s American Smooth. 😊’, while another said, ‘A quickstep for @Joe_Sugg and @dbuzz6589 hell yeesss!!’

And a third commented, ‘Can’t wait to see all the dances! So excited.’

Strictly Come Dancing is next on on Saturday night, at 6.45pm on BBC One – where the whole crew will decamp to Blackpool for one of the most popular weeks of the competition.

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