Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013: Contestants Lineup

Photographer: Ray Burmiston. Image Copyright: BBC

Photographer: Ray Burmiston. Image Copyright: BBC

The BBC tonight revealed the celebrity contestants list for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2013, along with their professional dance partners. So lets take a look at the complete list of who’s taking part:

Singer and member of the girl group The Saturdays, Rochelle Humes will be partnered by Ian Waite. Rochelle is now the wife of JLS member and The Voice 2014 co-host Marvin Humes. The 24 year-old previously took part in a Strictly special for Children in Need back in 2010.

Radio DJ and TV presenter Sara Cox will team up with ballroom pro and Strictly regular Robin Windsor.

65 year-old theatrical singer and actress Elaine Paige OBE will be paired with Russian professional Pasha Kovalev.

Singer and former member of 80’s pop trio Bros, Matt Goss. Along with Russian-Kazakhstani Aliona Vilani.

Eastenders actor Ricky Norwood will be joined on the floor by stunning American dancer Janette Manrara.

Comedian and television personality Rufus Hound will partner Italy’s Flavia Cacace. Rufus’ previous dance experience includes his now infamous routine as Cheryl Cole on 2010’s Let’s Dance for Comic Relief.

As with the main 2013 series, Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly will be on hand to present this BBC festive special. While Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli again take their places on the SCD judging panel.

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