Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2023: Who is appearing and when is it on?

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The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special will air on Christmas Day.

Strictly Come Dancing 2023 has now come to an end with Coronation Street star Ellie Leach and professional partner Vito Coppola winning the Glitterball Trophy.

However, the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special will arrive on our screens very soon, with brand-new celebrities partnering up with the professionals.

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The one-off special of the celebrity dancing competition show, airs every year at Christmas.

In the show, six brand-new celebrity competitors partner up with a regular professional dancer for one special (usually Christmas-themed) dance, for a chance of winning the Christmas Glitterball Trophy.

Here is everything you need to know about the Strictly Come Dancing 2023 Christmas special.

Which celebrities will be taking part in the Strictly Come Dancing 2023 Christmas special?

The Christmas special 2023 line-up includes; rugby star Danny Cipriani, Sugababes member Keisha Buchanan, actress Tillie Amartey, historian Dan Snow, Eastenders actor Jamie Borthwick and journalist Sally Nugent.

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Strictly Come Dancing's 2023 Christmas special will return to our screens on Christmas Day.Strictly Come Dancing's 2023 Christmas special will return to our screens on Christmas Day.
Strictly Come Dancing's 2023 Christmas special will return to our screens on Christmas Day. | BBC/Guy Levy

Who will the celebrities be partnered with for the Strictly Christmas special?

It has been confirmed that Danny Ciprinani will be partnered with 2022 professional winner Jowita Przystał, Keisha Buchanan will be partnered with Gorka Márquez, Tillie Amartey will be partnered with Neil Jones, Dan Snow will be partnered with Nadiya Bychkova, Jamie Borthwick will be partnered with Nancy Xu and Sally Nugent will be partnered with Graziano Di Prima.

When will the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special 2023 be on TV? 

The Strictly Christmas special will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 4:40pm on Christmas Day (Monday, December 25).

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