Watch the Strictly Come Dancing 2016 celebrities in training for Blackpool!


Here's a look at how the Strictly Come Dancing 2016 celebrities are getting into shape for Blackpool!

It's the show's annual special at the iconic Tower Ballroom this weekend and seven celebs remain.

Once again it's a new dance for all of them as they continue in the race for the Glitterball trophy.

But who will get full marks from the judges and who will be heading home?

Claudia and AJ will be dancing the Jive to ‘Hey Mickey’ by Toni Basil. She says in this clip: "I'm really, really excited to do the jive. It's one of my favourite dances I'm so looking forward to doing it. This is definitely going to be a crowd pleasing dance."

AJ added: "This is definitely the fastest routine and definitely the most strenuous. Everything is go, go, go."

Ore and Joanne will be dancing the Viennese Waltz to ‘That’s Life’ by Frank Sinatra. While Ore thinks it's going well, he admits to cameras: "In Joanne's eyes it's probably an absolute shambles."

In this second clip (below), we see Ed and Katya rehearsing their Jive to 'Great Balls of Fire’ by Jerry Lee Lewis.

"With the Jive it's going to be fast and pacey and energetic," says Ed.

Katya adds: "I'm planning on pushing him."

Meanwhile, Judge Rinder and Oksana will be dancing the Salsa to ‘Spice Up Your Life’ by Spice Girls

"I've been reintroduced into the Latin beat that I didn't know I loved... and parts of my body I didn't know I had," Judge Rinder says. "With any luck, if I can remember how my body moved when I was 30 years younger it's going to be amazing, if not... less so."

Oksana quipped: "Judge Rinder can really shake his tush!"

Elsewhere, Danny and Oti will be dancing the Charleston to ‘Puttin’ On The Ritz’ by Gregory Porter, Greg and Natalie have the Quickstep to ‘Hand Jive’ by Sha Na Na and Louise and Kevin will be dancing the Paso Doble to ‘Explosive’ by Bond.

The remaining seven couples will take to the dancefloor next week when Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday 19th November at 6:55pm.

And there's also the results show on Sunday 20th November at 7.15pm on BBC One.

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