Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special line up 2016 CONFIRMED! Meet the celebs...

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas line up: See the celebrities who's on the Strictly Xmas special

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The line up of celebrities for the Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Christmas special have been confirmed.

Deck the halls with glitter balls.. with just over a month to go until Christmas day, the line up for this year's 2016 Christmas special has been reveald.

As always, the Strictly Come Dancing Xmas Special promises to light up a magical Christmas Day on BBC One, with six of the most memorable contestants from years past returning for a festive edition of the nation’s much loved show.

But who are the returning celebrity dancers?

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Christmas line up!

Denise Lewis - 2nd in Series 2 (2004)

Pamela Stephenson - 3rd in Series 8 (2010)

Melvin Odoom - 15th in Series 14 (2016)

Frankie Bridge - Runner up in Series 12 (2014)

Ainsley Harriott - 12th in Series 13 (2015)

Gethin Jones - 3rd in Series 5 (2007)

The six piece will be returning back to the Strictly ballroom for the one-off special this festive period with what is sure to be a memorable new routine.

Judges Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood will also be joining in the festive fun, dishing out some Christmas cheer and scores. And it'll be the four piece's LAST ever time together before Len steps down from the panel.

But it will be the show's studio audience who determine the winner of the pre-recorded show, if previous years are anything to go by.

The pro dancers, pairings, dances and songs will be revealed in due course. You can get tickets for the Strictly 2016 Christmas special, which will be filmed later this month (November) here.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will host the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special, which will air Christmas Day on BBC One.

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