Strictly Come Dancing 2014 celebrities hit red carpet for launch show

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The Strictly Come Dancing 2014 contestants hit the red carpet last night for this year's launch show.

This year's line up got together for the first time with the show's presenters and judges as the celebs met their pro partners.

The Saturdays’ Frankie Bridge, Tennis star Judy Murray, This Morning presenter Alison Hammond and Rugby hunk Thom Evans are all contestants on Strictly this year.

Joining them are Blue’s Simon Webbe, former TOWIE cast member Mark Wright, Casualty actress Sunetra Sarker, Eastender Jake Wood, Wildlife telly host Steve Backshall and BBC Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills.

And completing the new line up are singer Pixie Lott, ex Xtra Factor host Caroline Flack, comedienne Jennifer Gibney, Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace and Bargain Hunt host Tim Wonnacott.

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However the celebrity and pro dancer pairings for this year's Strictly won't be revealed until the launch show on Sunday on BBC One.

As for just who are this year's Strictly pro dancers, for the girls there are Aliona Vilani, 
Iveta Lukosiute, 
Janette Manrara, 
Karen Hauer, 
Kristina Rihanoff, 
Natalie Lowe
 and Ola Jordan 

And the male dancers back again are Aljaž Skorjanec, 
Anton du Beke, 
Brendan Cole, 
Kevin Clifton and 
Pasha Kovalev.

James Jordan, Robin Windsor and Artem Chigvintsev are all out with newbies Joanne Clifton (Kevin's sister), Trent Whiddon and 
Tristan MacManus in their place.

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Strictly starts this Sunday at 8PM on BBC One.

Browse pictures of the full line up below...

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