Strictly Come Dancing news! This week's dances and latest backstage gossip

Latest Strictly Come Dancing 2017 news

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Here's your Friday evening round up of all the latest Strictly Come Dancing news, spoilers and gossip!

Let's start with the spoilers: This week's Strictly 2017 songs and dances are HERE!

Plus, you can take a look at the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 celebs in training HERE for Saturday's dances.

In the latest odds, ahead of the weekend's performances, Aston Merrygold has joined Alexandra Burke as the joint favourites to win while Ruth Langsford is the tip to go home.

Meanwhile, Craig Revel Horwood has hit out at 'fix' claims surrounding his past work with Alexandra, branding the reports "ridiculous".

Also hitting back this week has been new judge Shirley Ballas who responded to viewers who have criticised her supposed 'overmarking' of contestants.

And in more news about Alexandra, she has admitted how rehearsals with pro partner Gorka often end in shouting matches between the pair.

Elsewhere, following her surprise appearance in the dance off last weekend, Mollie King will 'come out fighting' this Saturday night in a bid to avoid the bottom two again.

Lastly for today, looking ahead to the final of Strictly in December, it's claimed that Ed Sheeran has been booked to sing.

For now, Strictly Come Dancing 2017 airs Saturday night at 6:50PM on BBC One.

The results will air on Sunday evening as usual from 7:15PM.

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