Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Christmas celebrity and pro line up REVEALED!

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Christmas contestants

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

The pro dancers and pairings for the Xmas one-off have also been revealed by the BBC, ahead of recording this month.

Six former Strictly celebrities will be taking to the floor for an all-star Christmas extravaganza when the episode airs on Christmas day.

The previous ballroom contestants return for a yuletide special filled with festive fun and here are the celebrities and pros taking part...

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Christmas line up!

Denise Lewis - 2nd in Series 2 (2004) with Anton Du Beke

Pamela Stephenson - 3rd in Series 8 (2010) with Pasha Kovalev

Melvin Odoom - 15th in Series 14 (2016) with Janette Manrara

Frankie Bridge - Runner up in Series 12 (2014) with Gorka Marquez

Ainsley Harriott - 12th in Series 13 (2015) with Karen Clifton

Gethin Jones - 3rd in Series 5 (2007) with Chloe Hewitt

In this year’s Christmas cracker of a show, all six couples will each perform an enchanting and magical routine in a bid to be crowned Christmas champions 2016 and lift the famous Silver Star trophy.

Hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, the Strictly Christmas Special wouldn’t be complete without the festive foursome of Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and in his last appearance on the judging panel Len Goodman who will all be on hand to bring some joy and festive cheer.

The icing on top of the Christmas cake will be a spectacular music performance, details of which will be announced in due course.

The Strictly Come Dancing special will air Christmas Day on BBC One, with the exact time still to be confirmed.

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