Strictly Come Dancing 2018 Christmas line up, start time and SPOILERS!

Strictly Come Dancing's Christmas Special 2018 start time and contestants

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Here's all you need to know about the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 Christmas special tonight.

Once again, following the end of the main series, the Strictly judges will return for one last appearance this year on Christmas Day this evening.

Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli, Darcey Bussell and Craig Revel Horwood will be back on the panel as they cast their critical eyes over the routines.

The theme for the 2018 Strictly Christmas special is 'fairy tales and making dreams come true'. Each of the six couples will perform a Christmas inspired routine in a bid to be crowned Christmas champions 2018.

Fairy tales that will get the Strictly treatment include Frog Prince, Cinderella, The Snowman, Peter Pan, Pinocchio and the Nutcracker.

The judges will be on hand to score each couple and spread some cheerful joy, yet it will be down to the studio audience to vote for which dancing duo will win the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2018 and lift the famous Silver Star trophy.

Meet the celebrities and pros on Strictly's Christmas special below. Plus a Strictly spoiler on who they'll be performing with...

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas line up spoilers!

Anita Rani and Neil Jones will dance a Foxtrot to ‘Winter Wonderland’ by Michael Bublé

Aston Merrygold and Janette will perform the Jive to ‘What Christmas Means To Me’ by CeeLo Green

Ann Widdecombe and Anton Du Beke will dance a American Smooth to ‘Sisters’ by Rosemary Clooney

Michael Vaughan and Nadiya Bychkova will Viennese Waltz to ‘Please Come Home For Christmas’ by Kelly Clarkson

Jake Wood and Luba Mushtuk will dance a Cha Cha to ‘Could It Be Magic’ by Take That

Caroline Flack and Gorka Marquez will perform a Charleston to ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’

Plus, if that wasn't enough, there is also music from The Kingdom Choir - it's a special show packed with all the magic of Christmas.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas start tonight

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will host the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special, with the start date and time confirmed for tonight, Christmas Day on BBC One.

The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 Christmas Special airs Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 at 5:30PM on BBC One.

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