PICTURES! First Strictly Come Dancing 2018 live performances

Strictly recap

Here are all the pictures from tonight's opening live show of Strictly Come Dancing 2018.

Tonight's episode saw all fifteen couples hit the ballroom and starting off the first live performances of the series were Danny & Amy who dances the Foxtrot to Top Cat Theme by Hoyt Curtin and Kate & Aljaž performing the Cha Cha Cha to Kiss by Tom Jones.

Lauren & AJ did the Waltz to I'm Kissing You by Des'ree, Seann & Katya started their Strictly journey with the Tango to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake before Vick & Graziano danced the Jive to Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man.

Susannah & Anton left us with plenty to remember with their Samba to Tico Tico by Carmen Miranda, Charles & Karen danced the Cha Cha Cha to Ain't No Love (Ain't Not Use) by Sub Sub featuring Melanie Williams while Ashley & Pasha danced the Viennese Waltz to Perfect by Ed Sheeran featuring Beyoncé


Dr Ranj & Janette danced Cha Cha Cha to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston, Katie & Gorka performed the Waltz to When We Were Young by Adele and Graeme & Oti had the Samba to Soul Limbo by Booker T and The M.G.'s

Stacey & Kevin gave Strictly's first ever week-one Quickstep, performing to Dancing by Kylie Minogue, before Lee & Nadiya made their debut with a Waltz to Take It To The Limit by The Eagles.

Closing the show were Joe & Dianne with their Jive to Take On Me by A-Ha and Faye & Giovanni who danced Cha Cha Cha to Lullaby by Sigala featuring Paloma Faith

Remember, no celeb is going home this week: Strictly Come Dancing is back next Saturday night for the second weekend of live shows.

The scores from the judges will carry forward before the public are given their first say on the performances.