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When does Strictly finish tonight and what time will the winner be announced?

When does Strictly finish tonight and what time will the winner be announced?

STRICTLY involves an finish tonight with a brand new king and queen of the dancefloor about to be topped.

However who will stroll away with the treasured Glitterball trophy – Ashley Roberts, Joe Sugg, Faye Tozer or Stacey Dooley?

 Strictly has had viewers gripped since the first week and comes to an end on Saturday, December 15

Strictly has had viewers gripped since the first week and involves an finish on Saturday, December 15

What time is the Strictly remaining tonight?

The 16th collection of Strictly Come Dancing ends tonight – with the grand ultimate beginning at 6.30pm on BBC One.

It airs at the similar time as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Again on ITV and 2012 on Channel four.

The winner will be introduced simply earlier than 9pm – with Michael McIntyre’s Huge Present following instantly after on BBC One.

Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussel will make up the judging panel as traditional for the last present.

Should you miss the ultimate, worry not! You’ll be able to compensate for BBC iPlayer after the reside present.

Tonight’s last will see the following celebrities and their dance companions go head-to-head one final time:

 Stacey's journey to the final - from one of the worst to the best dancers

Stacey’s journey to the last – from one in every of the worst to the greatest dancers

Which celebrities have been in the Strictly 2018 line-up?

The contestants for Strictly 2018 have been revealed on TV exhibits resembling The One Present and This Morning – or on the radio, resembling the Chris Evans Breakfast Present on Radio 2.

These are the stars competing in the 2018 version:

 Katie Piper was the first celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing

Katie Piper was the first superstar contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing

Katie Piper – OUT

Katie Piper was the first movie star identify confirmed for this yr’s collection of Strictly Come Dancing.

Katie, 34, is an English philanthropist, tv presenter and former mannequin from Andover, Hampshire.

The TV star, who shot to fame after filming a Channel four documentary Katie: My Lovely Face, appeared on BBC Breakfast to announce she would be participating.

Katie stated: “I really feel so privileged and excited to be a part of my favorite present on TV.

“I already understand how a lot of a tremendous expertise it will be for me and I can not wait to point out my women a few of my new dance strikes.

“I’m nervous to put on my dancing shoes but can’t wait to learn a new skill and have the Strictly tan and makeover!”

Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts, 36, is a US singer and former member of the band The Pussycat Dolls – she give up the group in 2010.

The band began out as a woman dance troupe and advanced right into a pop band.

However Ashley has defended her place on the present and hit again at claims that she’s already a professional dancer. 

Chatting with Chris Evans on the Radio 2 Breakfast Present she stated: “The Latin and Ballroom world is foreign to me.”

 Faye Tozer is a member of Steps and will be joining Strictly 2018

Faye Tozer is a member of Steps and will be becoming a member of Strictly 2018

Faye Tozer

In August 2018 The Solar’s Weird column solely revealed that Steps star Faye Tozer would be becoming a member of Strictly.

In addition to studying choreography as a part of her pop band in the 90s she additionally has dance expertise from the West Finish.

However Faye has denied this will give her a bonus.

Talking on The One Present she stated: “I feel you will discover a couple of of us have [dancing backgrounds].

“I’ve some expertise however I haven’t got any ballroom expertise.

“I can’t wait to have a person twirling me round the ballroom.”

Graeme Swann – OUT

On August 12, The Solar solely revealed the dad-of-two had signed up to Strictly Come Dancing.

On BBC Radio Two Graeme stated: “It’s true – I’ve signed up for Strictly!

“I’m hoping to comply with in the footsteps of the cricketers who’ve come earlier than me who’ve both gained the entire factor or had an absolute ball on the present.

“Maintaining it beneath wraps from my youngsters has been almost unattainable; they’re large followers of the present and I can’t wait to see their faces once I inform them.

“I don’t have any background in dancing but can do the floss so let’s hope this comes in useful!”

 Death In Paradise star Danny John James has joined the Strictly Come Dancing line up

Demise In Paradise star Danny John James has joined the Strictly Come Dancing line up

Danny John Jules – OUT

On August 13, 2018, it was introduced that Pink Dwarf star Danny John Jules would be becoming a member of Strictly Come Dancing.

The 57-year-old actor, who additionally starred as Dwayne Myers in Dying In Paradise, stated he couldn’t wait to get began on the present and was wanting ahead to becoming a member of the line up.

However he is been hit by repair claims because it was revealed he’s a educated dancer.

Joe Sugg

Zoella’s YouTube star brother Joe Sugg has introduced he has signed up for Strictly.

The 26-year-old is hoping to “launch into the mainstream”.

Talking about participating, the star – who’s the first YouTuber to get a coveted spot on the BBC present – stated: “I am truthfully so happy to be concerned in the present this yr!

“Not going to lie, I’m very nervous about it, it’s totally out of my comfort zone and I know it will be a huge challenge but that’s what life is all about I guess.”

 DJ Vick Hope is hoping to win the trophy on Strictly Come Dancing


DJ Vick Hope is hoping to win the trophy on Strictly Come Dancing

Vick Hope – OUT

On August 15, 2018, Vick revealed she would be becoming a member of Strictly Come Dancing.

The DJ broke the information on her Capital Radio Breakfast Present.

She advised co-host Roman Kemp she was able to don her dance footwear with hope of bringing house the glitterball trophy.

Vick stated: “I can reveal that every Saturday night I get to be close to Faye from Steps… I’m doing Strictly!”

She added: “I am a fan of the present so I am very honoured to be a part of it. I really like Strictly.

“I promise you I’m going to work so hard. I’m so excited.”

Dr Ranj Singh – OUT

On August 16, 2018, Dr Ranj Singh was revealed as the subsequent star to enroll to Strictly.

He began his profession working with the NHS, and now he recurrently bestows his knowledge to the viewers of This Morning as their resident physician

 Stacey Dooley has starred in dozens of documentaries over the last nine years and now is set for Strictly

Stacey Dooley has starred in dozens of documentaries over the final 9 years and now’s set for Strictly

Stacey Dooley branded a ‘massive diva’ by Strictly crew after backstage calls for

Stacey Dooley

It was introduced on August 16, 2018, that Stacey would be participating in the dancing competitors.

TV star Stacey Dooley stated: “I am so, so able to embrace this and take to the dancefloor!”

Stacey’s profession as a documentary maker has seen her tackling a variety of points in documentaries together with Face to Face With ISIS and Gypsy Youngsters Taken From Residence.

Seann Walsh – OUT

Humorous man Seann Walsh will be buying and selling in comedy for ballroom dancing, as he is confirmed he is signed on to Strictly 2018.

Speaking on The One Present on August 17, Walsh stated he was slightly nervous, stating: “I’ve never done dancing like this. I think it’ll be fine!”

 Newsreader Kate Silverton announced she's putting on her dancing shoes on The One Show

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Newsreader Kate Silverton introduced she’s placing on her dancing footwear on The One Present

Kate Silverton – OUT

Newsreader Kate Silverton has additionally been confirmed on this yr’s line-up.

Strictly followers eagerly await Kate’s performances.

Lee Ryan – OUT

On August 20, 2018, Lee Ryan introduced on Unfastened Ladies that he would be on Strictly Come Dancing 2018.

He advised the panel: “I used to be nervous even to say sure.”

Lee added: “Have you ever seen a Blue concert? We lean! I am [nervous].”

Sadly for Lee, his time on the present led to week two as he was voted off.

 Lauren is going to try out dancing following her numerous athletic accomplishments

Lauren goes to check out dancing following her quite a few athletic accomplishments

Lauren Steadman – OUT

Lauren, who gained silver at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in para-triathlon, has been revealed as the 13th contestant to be becoming a member of this yr’s line-up.

She was a visitor on The One Present on Monday, August 20 to announce her huge information.

She shared: “I am a bit nervous, but I think you can revert back to dad dancing if it all goes wrong.”

She additionally defined that she will not be utilizing a prosthetic on the present, as she fears it will fly off throughout a spin.

Seann Walsh jokes ‘somebody should be sick’ as he confirms he’ll be at the Strictly remaining

Susannah Constantine – OUT

The fashionista appeared on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, August 21 to verify the rumours and reveal that she was becoming a member of Strictly Come Dancing.

She defined how anxious she was about the entire factor saying: “I am sick with nerves and jangling with pleasure.

“I’m starting from a very low bar and that’s fine, because I can only improve.”

Susannah discovered fame in 2011 after co-hosting the present What To not Put on alongside Trinny Woodall.

She additionally beforehand tried her hand at actuality TV, showing on I am a Movie star… Get Me Out of Right here!.

She was the first superstar voted off the present.

 The actor shared the news on Good Morning Britain

The actor shared the information on Good Morning Britain

Charles Venn – OUT

The 45-year-old EastEnders actor has been dancing throughout our screens this yr as one in every of the Strictly contestants.

He appeared on Good Morning Britain alongside Susannah Constantine to share the information.

When requested whether or not his background in performing arts would assist him, he confessed: “A little bit. A little bit.”

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 have revealed contestants together with Vick Hope and Danny John Jules, with extra to return

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