PICTURES! See Strictly Come Dancing 2018 celebrities' glam photoshoot

Here is the glam photoshoot of this year's Strictly Come Dancing 2018 celebrities.

Strictly Come Dancing waltzes back onto BBC One for its 16th series this Saturday night.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are rolling out the red carpet to welcome the star-studded celebrity class of 2018 as they begin their Strictly adventure in Strictly Come Dancing: The Launch.

The opening episode will start at 7:35PM on BBC One, Saturday September 8.

The 15 celebrity contestants will make their grand entrance into the famous Strictly ballroom and discover which professional dancer they will be paired with. Once the pairings have been announced the celebrities and professionals will take to the dancefloor for the very first time for a spectacular group performance.


Who's on Strictly Come Dancing 2018?

The Strictly 2018 cast were announced last month and include Author, inspirational speaker, TV presenter and charity campaigner Katie Piper, Capital Radio DJ and TV presenter Vick Hope, Steps star Faye Tozer and the first ever YouTube vlogger to take to the Strictly ballroom, Joe Sugg.

More confirmed Strictly Come Dancing 2018 contestants are England cricketer Graeme Swann, Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules and Dr Ranj Singh, TV Doctor on This Morning.

Also announced are BBC documentary maker Stacey Dooley, Pussycat Dolls singer Ashley Roberts, BBC News journalist Kate Silverton and comic Seann Walsh.

They're joined Blue singer turned EastEnders actor Lee Ryan and Paratriathlete Lauren Steadman. Rounding off the line up are television presenter and fashion journalist Susannah Constantine and Casualty actor Charles Venn complete the line up.

As for the judges, 'Queen of Latin’ Shirley Ballas returns as Head Judge and joins Strictly legends Dame Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood as the fabulous four cast their eyes on the class of 2018 for the very first time - although tonight they will be leaving their scoring paddles at home.

Meanwhile, the red carpet event will start with the Strictly family dancing to a medley of Nile Rodgers’ greatest hits performed by Chic and the man himself. Later in the show Craig David and Stefflon Don will join Nile and Chic to perform their new single.