Tonight's Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line up, start time, songs and dances revealed

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Strictly Come Dancing 2018 is back tonight - but what time does it start and who's dancing what?

It's week one this weekend with the performances taking place live tonight on BBC One.


Tonight's Strictly Come Dancing start time is 6:15PM with a marathon two-hour long show running until just after 8:30PM.

But who's on the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line up, what are they dancing and which songs will they be performing to?

Well here's ALL you need to know about tonight's first Strictly Come Dancing live show...

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Dances and songs - Week 1

In no particular performance order, the song and dance styles are as follows:

Ashley & Pasha: Viennese Waltz to Perfect by Ed Sheeran featuring Beyoncé

Charles & Karen: Cha Cha Cha to Ain't No Love (Ain't Not Use) by Sub Sub featuring Melanie Williams


Danny & Amy: Foxtrot to Top Cat Theme by Hoyt Curtin

Dr Ranj & Janette: Cha Cha Cha to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston

Faye & Giovanni: Cha Cha Cha to Lullaby by Sigala featuring Paloma Faith

Graeme & Oti: Samba to Soul Limbo by Booker T and The M.G.'s

Joe & Dianne: Jive to Take On Me by A-Ha

Kate & Aljaž: Cha Cha Cha to Kiss by Tom Jones

Katie & Gorka: Waltz to When We Were Young by Adele

Lauren & AJ: Waltz to I'm Kissing You by Des'ree


Lee & Nadiya: Waltz to Take It To The Limit by The Eagles

Seann & Katya: Tango to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake

Stacey & Kevin: Quickstep to Dancing by Kylie Minogue

Susannah & Anton: Samba to Tico Tico by Carmen Miranda

Vick & Graziano: Jive to Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One tonight as all 15 couples take to the dancefloor on Saturday 22 September at 6.15pm.

Judges Shirley Ballas, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood will be on hand to critique the celebrities and their professional dance partners and each couple will be scored by the judges out of 10, with a maximum of 40 points on offer.

But as always for the very first week, everyone is safe from elimination.

None of the dancing duos will be leaving the show this weekend, as the judges scores will be carried forward to next weekend when the viewers will get the chance to vote for their favourites for the first time.


The viewer votes and judges' scores from the first two weeks will determine the bottom two celebs who must dance off to stay in the competition. The judges will then pick one couple to save, with head judge Shirley in charge of the casting vote.

Strictly Come Dancing airs Saturday and, from next weekend, Sunday nights on BBC One.

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