Be sure to come dance The season is almost here as the show’s start date has been confirmed — and it’s just weeks away.
BBC One has announced the series launch show will be taped on September 7th, meaning it will likely air on September 10th, leaving just a month before we find out what this year’s ballroom partnerships will be like.
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Fans of the competition will have the opportunity to see the 2022 pairing by receiving coveted audience shot tickets, as well as a special separate shot for the pro dancers to celebrate the BBC’s 100th anniversary.
The performance show’s recording date will be announced on the ticket voting page for those hoping to see it in person, which says, “Dust off your dancing shoes, Be sure to come dance is back!
“The stunning 20th series returns, bringing glamor and stunning dancing back to Saturday nights on BBC One – and we’re delighted to welcome audiences back to the studio for this year’s shows.”
But you’ll have to be quick if you want a chance of getting tickets to the taping, as voting is only open until 10pm on Sunday.
Tickets are free and you can apply on the BBC Shows and Tours website for a maximum of one couple to attend the recording at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.
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Die-hard fans will also get another chance to catch the show’s taping this year as ticket voting for the professional dancers pre-tap is also open at Elstree on August 24 and applications close at 10pm on Sunday.
Recording information says: “Be sure to come dance celebrates 100 years BBC!
“The professional dancers will throw a party like only they can with a group act full of glitz and glamor. There may also be a surprise or two, with special guests and fun tributes to some of your favorite BBC shows.”
Viewers watching the professional dancers pre-record get their first look at the four new professionals joining the cast this year – Vito Coppola, Carlos Gu, Lauren Oakley and Michelle Tsiakkas.
However, you won’t be able to see show favorites Oti Mabuse and Aljaz Skorjanec, both of whom announced they were leaving the cast earlier this year.
With the start date just over a month away, reveals of the celebrity cast are expected to be imminent.
Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly have been confirmed as hosts, while the jury consists of Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke – with Bruno Tonioli staying in the US to focus on him Dancing with the stars obligations.
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