‘The People’s Strictly’ TV Show announced for 2015!


    A ‘non-celebrity’ edition of Strictly Come Dancing has been announced by the BBC.

    The special one-off show, which will air for Red Nose Day 2015 will feature some ‘real life heroes and heroines from society’ and is set to be aired next March.

    Image Credit: BBC/Ray Burmiston

    Talking about the special edition, BBC Controller Charlotte Moore said:

    “BBC One is the TV home of ballroom dancing, so where better to see deserving, real-life heroes and heroines experience the sparkling joy of Strictly – and all for such a great cause in Comic Relief.”

    The six contestants will undergo four weeks of training before performing in the all-important Strictly ballroom in front of the nation.

    Kevin Cahill, Comic Relief Chief Executive, also said:

    “The people have always been at the heart of Red Nose Day, and The People’s Strictly on BBC One takes one step further.

    “Having watched well-known faces go through the heart-warming journey on Strictly, I can’t wait to see members of the public having this amazing opportunity. It mixes fun and fundraising in equal measure.”

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