Shirley Ballas

How much are Strictly Come Dancing 2017 judges, professionals and celebrities paid?

They sparkle on the small-screen every weekend in the run-up to Christmas, leading, foxtrotting and judging their way to the glitterball.<p>Whether it’s …

Bruce Forsyth

'I'll never leave Strictly' Long-serving dance star Anton Du Beke opens up on his love for the show and his new album

The affable ballroom star has danced his way through an impressive 15 series since the show started.<p>Anton Du Beke is as synonymous with Strictly Come …

Ruth Langsford

Strictly Come Dancing announces Week 10 songs and dances

Find out what all of the couples will be cha-chaing to this week.<p><i>Strictly Come Dancing</i> is inching closer to the grand finale, which means the …

Alexandra Burke

Joanne Clifton on Strictly's Blackpool Week: "I wouldn't have given anyone a ten"

Joanne Clifton on Strictly’s Blackpool Week: “I wouldn’t have given anyone a ten”<p>Nobody delivered a perfect dance last weekend, writes Joanne Clifton …

Television (UK)

Jonnie Peacock calls out Strictly Come Dancing for controversial Aston Merrygold elimination on live TV

"I've got some news for you!"<p>Aston Merrygold's controversial elimination from <i>Strictly Come Dancing</i> is still causing ripples on live spin-off show <i>It</i> …

Aston Merrygold

Strictly Come Dancing: Shirley confirms SHOCK new twist

Strictly Come Dancing: Shirley Ballas has revealed a huge show twist for next week's shows [BBC]<p>The star revealed the news during Sunday night's …

Claudia Winkleman

Gemma Atkinson parties until the early hours with Strictly co-stars

Gemma Atkinson arrived without Aljaz Skorjanec [Wenn]<p>Gemma Atkinson turned 33 this weekend, so was joined by her Strictly Come Dancing co-stars for a …

Alexandra Burke

Debbie and Giovanni narrowly avoid elimination as Strictly sends home its eighth couple

Blackpool week is over and one more pair have bid farewell to the competition<p>By Susanna Lazarus<p>Monday, 20th November 2017 at 7:00 am<p>Jonnie Peacock …

Television (UK)

Strictly Come Dancing's Darcey Bussell opens up on traumatic near-death experience

Darcey Bussell reveals her scary near-death experience [Getty]<p>The 48 year old Strictly Come Dancing star suffered with pre-eclampsia during her first …

Owe

Gemma Atkinson stuns with emotional performance on Strictly

ACTOR Gemma Atkinson stunned the Strictly audience as she performed an emotional and powerful American Smooth with partner Alja? Škorjanec.<p>The …

Manchester

‘Strictly Come Dancing’: Alexandra Burke And Debbie McGee Pour Cold Water On Feud Reports

'Mates since day one.'<p>‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars Alexandra Burke and Debbie McGee have laughed off reports that they’re secretly feuding …

Alexandra Burke

Strictly Come Dancing's Brendan Cole reveals all about those Shirley Ballas 'feud' reports: 'We go way back'

The pro had been accused of 'hurling abuse' at the new judge.<p><i>Strictly Come Dancing</i> star Brendan Cole has opened up about his so-called 'feud' with …

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly is coming to Buckingham Palace this Christmas

It will be a Christmas to remember for fans of the popular BBC One dance show<p>November 16, 2017 - 20:20 GMT<p>It's set to be a royal affair this year for …

Royal Family

Craig Revel Horwood opens up about feelings towards Shirley Ballas

Craig Revel Horwood has shut down reports that he doesn't get along with Shirley Ballas<p>November 14, 2017 - 10:26 GMT<p><b>Craig Revel Horwood</b> has opened up …

Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing': Shirley Ballas Defends Herself After 'Tough Week'

Don't mess with the Queen of Latin, folks.<p>‘Strictly Come Dancing’ judge Shirley Ballas has issued a stern message to her detractors, after coming …

Shirley Ballas admits there was bullying going on in the industry

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas has said she finally feels body confident after years of "bullying" in the dance industry.<p>Ballas, who …

Birmingham, UK

Strictly’s Shirley Ballas hits back at critics who slammed her judging style

Strictly judge Shirley Ballas, who has faced all manner of criticism this series for her judging style, has taken a firm swipe at her critics.<p>The …

Entertainment

Home Sweet Home with Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas

Loading the player...<p>The Strictly Come Dancing judge reveals all about her home life<p>November 13, 2017 - 09:20 GMT<p><b>Shirley Ballas</b> has opened up about …

Celebrity News (UK)

Fans accuse Strictly judges of favouritism as Mollie King scores lower than 'overmarked' Susan Calman and Debbie McGee - Mirror Online

In a brave call, viewers have slammed the Strictly Come Dancing judges as choosing "favourites" as Susan Calman scored an impressive 27 out of 40 for …

Debbie McGee

Shirley Ballas slams Strictly Come Dancing critics: 'Don't tell me how to do my job'

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas has hit out at critics who have slammed her judging technique.<p>The renowned Queen of Latin said she …

Birmingham, UK

Strictly Come Dancing 2017, week 8, Sunday results: Ruth Langsford knocked out after dance-off defeat to Jonnie Peacock

• <b>Ruth Langsford and Anton Du Beke become seventh couple eliminated from Strictly 2017</b>• <b><br>Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse survive the dreaded dance-off</b>• <b><br>Remembrance Day routine from the pros, plus music from Seal on tonight's show</b>• <b><br>Remaining eight couples progress to next week's Blackpool special</b><p>After last …

Ruth Langsford

Strictly Come Dancing branded a ‘fix’ after Ruth Langsford slated for ‘galloping’ foxtrot as Alexandra Burke and Davood Ghadami top leader board

Strictly Come Dancing viewers were unimpressed by the judges’ critique of Ruth Langsford’s latest ballroom efforts, accusing the show of being a …

Ruth Langsford

Simon Rimmer says there was a lot of swearing in the Strictly WhatsApp group after Aston's elimination

At least we weren't the only ones then.<p>A week on from Aston Merrygold's elimination from <i>Strictly Come Dancing</i><i>,</i> the shock still hasn't really worn off.<p>…

Aston Merrygold

Missed this week's entertainment news?

<b>Yet again this week's headlines have been dominated by allegations of sexual assault and harassment. But there were still plenty of other stories causing a stir in the entertainment world. Here are some of them in case you missed them.</b><p>Strictly fans called it the biggest shock in the show's history …

Entertainment

The real reason behind Shirley Ballas' puzzling eyelash decision on Strictly

Shirley Ballas is called out for her fake eyelashes on Strictly Come Dancing by viewers [BBC]<p>Shirley Ballas joined co-judges Darcy Bussell, Bruno …

Makeup

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Professional Brendan Cole Urges Show Bosses To Introduce A Fairer Scoring System

And he thinks he has the solution.<p>Brendan Cole has spoken out about the ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ scoring system, suggesting it’s in need of a shake up.<p>…

Strictly’s Shirley Ballas makes heartbreaking admission about her family’s Christmas after brother’s suicide

<b>Strictly Come Dancing</b>‘s brand new Head Judge <b>Shirley Ballas</b> has been winning over many fans on the programme since joining this year’s series.

 The …

Mental Health

Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas says she was bullied by men in dance world

Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas has revealed she was inspired to pursue her new role as TV judge after being bullied by men at "the very top" …

Birmingham, UK

The Week The Landlords Move In finds Nick choosing between gas and electricity

It’s the final episode of BBC One’s eye-opening The Week The Landlords Moved In, where two landlords opt to spend one week in one of their own …

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas: Why Aston had to go

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas has defended her decision not to save Aston Merrygold and partner Janette Manrara from elimination of …

Strictly Come Dancing