See Strictly Come Dancing 2019 contestants' glam photoshoot

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 line up get madeover

Here's your first official look at the Strictly Come Dancing 2019 line up of contestants.

Strictly Come Dancing waltzes back onto BBC One for its 17th series this Saturday night.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are rolling out the red carpet to welcome the star-studded celebrity class of 2019 as they begin their Strictly adventure in Strictly Come Dancing: The Launch.

The opening episode will start at 7:40PM on BBC One, Saturday September 7.

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 the Strictly Come Dancing line up?

Stars taking part on Strictly this year include social media star and YouTuber Saffron Barker, Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley, BBC Breakfast's sports presenter Mike Bushell and CBBC presenter Karim Zeroual.

They're joined by former England footballer David James, stand up comedian Chris Ramsey and EastEnders star Emma Barton.


Also on the Strictly line up are TV legend Anneka Rice, Viscountess Emma Weymouth, RuPaul Drag Race's Michelle Visage, Paralympic champion Will Bayley, and footballer and presenter Alex Scott MBE.

Completing the line up are Made In Chelsea's Jamie Laing, Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin and gold medal winning Olympian James Cracknell.

Meanwhile, the Strictly Come Dancing 2019 pros have been revealed.

This year's women on the Strictly pro cast are Amy Dowden, Dianne Buswell, Katya Jones, Janette Manrara, Karen Clifton, Luba Mushtuk, Nadiya Bychkova and new pro Nancy Xu.

The male pros joining them are are Aljaž Škorjanec, Anton Du Beke, Neil Jones, Giovanni Pernice, Graziano Di Prima and Johannes Radebe.

As for the judges, new judge Motsi Mabuse will join head judge Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli.

Following this Saturday's launch show, the Strictly live episodes begin a couple of weeks later on September 21.