Strictly Come Dancing Children In Need line up 2016 CONFIRMED

Strictly Come Dancing 2016's Children In Need special contestants

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The Strictly Come Dancing 2016's Children In Need special contestants on the line up have been confirmed tonight.

Another one-off special for charity has been confirmed with the show airing on BBC's annual Children In Need telethon next month.

Past Strictly Children In Need specials have seen competitors made up of BBC Newsreaders, the cast of Call The Midwife and even Tess Daly facing the late Terry Wogan.

This year the Strictly Come Dancing Children In Need line up is an Olympic special with four members of Team GB from the Rio 2016 Olympics.

They are...

Strictly Children In Need line up

Silver Taekwondo medallist Lutalo Muhammad, partnered with pro Karen Clifton

Lutalo said, “I am so excited and I can't wait to strut my stuff and hopefully show off some fighting moves.”

Gold Hockey medallist Hollie Webb, partnered with pro Neil Jones

Hollie said, “I was absolutely overjoyed when I took the call about the Strictly Children in Need Special, but then a minute later I wondered what I’d let myself in for! First and foremost, it’s for a wonderful cause, and I was honoured to be asked, I really was. Most of all, I hope to proudly represent BBC Children in Need, Team GB and my sport. Myself and my family are massive Strictly fans and we can’t wait!”

Gold Canoe Salmon medallist Joe Clarke, partnered with pro Janette Manrara

Joe said, “My mum has always been a big fan of the show and watches it every week, so when I won the gold medal she said, you need to make sure you get on Strictly, so when I got asked to be on the show it was an honour and something I couldn't miss and raising money in the process makes it all the more worthwhile.”

Gold Rowing medallist Helen Glover, partnered with pro Pasha Kovalev

Helen said, “I've always supported Children in Need and this year I'm definitely out of my comfort zone! It's an amazing opportunity to try something fun and new after the pressures of the Rio Olympics!"

In the Strictly Come Dancing Children In Need special, the celebs taking part will perform one routine with their pro dancer.

There will be no public vote and instead it'll be the judges who decide the winner as one celebrity lifts the special Pudsey Glittball trophy.

While Sir Bruce Forsyth had previously been set to front the charity specials with Tess Daly, it was reported last week he had retired from the show for good, and the BBC have confirmed that Tess and Claudia Winkleman will be hosting the Children In Need special.

The Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Children In Need special airs on Children In Need night on BBC One, Friday 18th November.

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