Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special line-up revealed
Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes and EastEnders' Ricky Norward will dance
The BBC has announced the line-up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, featuring Rochelle Humes from girl band The Saturdays and radio DJ Sara Cox.
Fans of the show, which beat the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special in Saturday night's ratings war, will be excited to hear six new celebrities will be donning their sequins for the holiday edition.
West End singing star Elaine Paige, EastEnders' actor Ricky Norwood, comedian and West End performer Rufus Hound and singer Matt Goss will complete the line-up.
Rochelle is no stranger to Strictly, having competed for 2010's Children in Need against former champion Harry Judd from McFly.
Rufus famously morphed into Cheryl Cole for an entertaining performance of her "Fight For This Love" routine on Let's Dance for Comic Relief, also in 2010.
Professional dancers Ian Waite, Pasha Kovalev and Robin Windsor will partner Rochelle, Elaine and Sara respectively, while Aliona Vilani, Flavia Cacace and Janette Manrara will tutor Matt, Rufus and Ricky.
Hosts Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly will return to present with expert judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood on side.
All six couples will perform a festive dance in a battle to be crowned 2013 Christmas champions and lift the silver star trophy.
The Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special will air on Christmas Day on BBC One.
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