PICTURES! Meet the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 pairings!

Strictly 2018 celebrities and pro dancers coupled up

All of the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 couples have been revealed - here's just who's dancing with who.

This year we've fifteen celebrity contestants and last night's launch saw them partnered up with the pros.

For 2018 the professional dancers include a number of new faces after two others left. The BBC Has confirmed three new pros for this year's series: They are Italian Latin Champion Graziano Di Prima, Professional South African Latin Champion Johannes Radebe and four-time winner of the Italian Dance Championship Luba Mushtuk.

But we have lost two Strictly pros: Brendan Cole, a series original, and Chloe Hewitt, who joined in 2016, will both be leaving the show.

The new pros will join returning Strictly professionals AJ Pritchard, Aljaž Škorjanec, Amy Dowden, Anton Du Beke, Dianne Buswell, Giovanni Pernice, Gorka Marquez, Janette Manrara, Karen Clifton, Katya Jones, Kevin Clifton, Nadiya Bychkova, Neil Jones, Oti Mabuse and Pasha Kovalev.

However Neil Jones plus newbies Graziano and Johannes won't get a celeb partner, instead only appearing in the pro routines and acting as standbys in case of any injuries.


The couples starting Strictly Come Dancing 2018 are Oti Mabuse and Graeme Swann, Katya Jones and Seann Walsh, Janette Manrara and Dr Ranj Singh and Pasha Kovalev and Ashley Roberts.

They're joined by Giovanni Pernice and Faye Tozer, Dianne Buswell and Joe Sugg, Aljaž Škorjanec and Kate Silverton and AJ Pritchard and Lauren Steadman.

Also on this year's series are Karen Clifton and Charles Venn, Graziano Di Prima and Vick Hope, Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley and Anton Du Beke and Susannah Constantine.

Rounding off the line up are Amy Dowden and Danny John-Jules, Gorka Marquez and Katie Piper and Nadiya Bychkova and Lee Ryan.

Following the pairings, the celebs of 2017 then took part in their first group dance to close the launch episode.


Now all the celebs and pros have just two weeks of intensive training before they have their first LIVE performance on BBC One at the end of the month.

Strictly Come Dancing returns Saturday, September 22 on BBC One.