Say hello to your Strictly 2017 couples!
Saturday 09 September 2017, 20:51
What a night! Strictly Come Dancing came back with a bang tonight, consciously coupling our 15 Celebrities with their perfect professional dancing partners.
So, what does 2017 line-up look like? And do they match your predictions? Let’s take a peek at this year’s dancing duos...
Our couples are...
Gemma Atkinson & Aljaz Skorjanec
Debbie McGee & Giovanni Pernice
Chizzy Akudolu & Pasha Kovalev
Ruth Langsford & Anton Du Beke
Aston Merrygold & Janette Manrara
Reverend Richard Coles & Dianne Buswell
Davood Ghadami & Nadiya Bychkova
Simon Rimmer & Karen Clifton
Charlotte Hawkins & Brendan Cole
Mollie King & AJ Pritchard
Alexandra Burke & Gorka Marquez
Susan Calman & Kevin Clifton
Joe McFadden & Katya Jones
Jonnie Peacock & Oti Mabuse
Brian Conley & Amy Dowden
So, what do we think? These twosomes are sure to produce some showstopping routines as the competition heats up, not to mention our three new dancers Amy, Nadiya and Diane have landed more than perfect partners for their first ever series.
We know who the Judges have their eyes on, but what about you? Share your early favourites in the comments below, and don’t forget to follow Strictly on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest behind-the-scenes happenings!