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Strictly Come Dancing returns for its 19th series

20th September 2021
Posted by Aston Avery

This past weekend saw 15 celebrities paired with their professional partner and commence their battle for the glitterball trophy.

Here are the following pairs who will compete for the glitterball trophy this series:

  • Olympic swimmer Adam Petty paired with 2017 champion Katya Jones
  • TV presenter AJ Odudu paired with new professional Kai Widdrington
  • BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker paired with Nadiya Bychkova
  • Film & TV actor Greg Wise paired with Karen Hauer
  • Series 3 Great British Bake Off winner John Waite paired with Johannes Radebe (first ever all male pairing)
  • Loose Women panellist Judi Love paired with Graziano Di Prima
  • Former Coronation Street actress Katie McGlynn paired with Gorka Marquez
  • Stage and screen actress Nina Wadia paired with Neil Jones
  • CBBC presenter Rhys Stephenson paired with Nancy Xu (first time Nancy has been paired with a celebrity)
  • Comedian & actor Robert Webb paired with Dianne Buswell
  • Eastenders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis paired with Giovanni Pernice (Rose is the first deaf celebrity to take part in the shows history)
  • Dragon’s Den investtor Sara Davies paired with 2013 champion Aljaz Skorjanec
  • Chef, TV presenter and daughter of chef Gordon Ramsay Tilly Ramsey paired with new professional Nikita Kuzmin
  • McFly singer Tom Fletcher paired with Amy Dowden
  • Former England rugby player Ugo Monye paired with 2019 & 2020 champion Oti Mabuse

All the celebrities with their professional partners will take to the floor this Saturday to be scored by the judges, but no one will be eliminated this weekend.

Photo by Dustin Tramel on Unsplash