See Strictly Come Dancing 2017's Christmas line up

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Christmas celebrities cast

Here's a look at the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Christmas line up ahead of the festive special.

The line up of celebrities for the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Xmas show were confirmed earlier this year.

As always, the Strictly Come Dancing Xmas Special promises to light up a magical Christmas Day on BBC One, with six of the most memorable contestants from years past returning for a festive edition of the nation’s much loved show.

But who are the returning celebrity dancers?

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Christmas celebrities cast!

Katie Derham (series 13)
Judy Murray (series 12)
Kimberley Walsh (series 10)

Colin Jackson (series 3)
Robbie Savage (series 9)
Jeremy Vine (series 13)

They'll be joined by pro dancers Brendan Cole, Neil Jones, Pasha Kovalev and Amy Dowden, Dianne Buswell and Karen Clifton.

For the 2017 Christmas special, show each of the six couples will perform a routine which tells the story of what everyone loves about Christmas in a bid to be crowned Christmas champions 2017.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas 2017 will be hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman with festive foursome on the judging panel.

Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli will be joined by Head Judge Shirley Ballas in her first appearance on a Strictly Christmas special.

The judges will mark the routines an a studio audience will decide the winner.

The icing on top of the cake will be a music performance fit for Christmas Day and our couples will be bringing some festive cheer to some very special and deserving people.

The Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Christmas Special airs Christmas Day, Monday, December 25 on BBC One.

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