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PICTURES! Meet the Strictly Come Dancing 2013 celebrities

Here’s a picture recap of the Strictly Come Dancing 2013 line up, as confirmed this evening.

Kicking things off are a trio of gorgeous beauties in the form of Coronation Street actress Natalie Gumede, Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Bond girl Fiona Fullerton.

There’s golfer Tony Jacklin, model Abbey Clancy and Countdown’s Rachel Riley, who will all be joined by hunky rugby star Ben Cohen and Hollyoaks actor Ashley Taylor Dawson.

Also taking to the dancefloor this autumn are BBC News presenter Susanna Reid, TV presenter Vanessa Feltz, Dragons’ Den star Deborah Meaden and Casualty actor Patrick Robinson.

Completing the line up of this year’s Strictly stars are Fashion designer Julien Macdonald, Waterloo Road star Mark Benton and Hairy Biker Dave Myers.

The Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Premiere will air this Saturday night on BBC One, featuring a glittering Hollywood inspired red carpet event.

The show will see the celebrities paired with their professional partners before the perform for the first time in a group number.

The launch show will also see last year’s champ Louis Smith return to dance with Flavia Cacace, while Jessie J and Rod Stewart will perform their latest singles.