STRICTLY Come Dancing has brought a whole lot of glitz to a weekends given a latest array kicked off and of march with it comes a 4 famous judges.
Here’s all we need to know about this year’s panel, including Dame Darcey’s deputy Motsi Mabuse…
Who are a judges on Strictly Come Dancing 2019?
The Strictly Come Dancing judging row has altered a few times over a years.
It started with Craig Revel-Horwood, Bruno Tonioli, Arlene Phillips and Len Goodman.
Arlene was on a uncover until 2008 and Len quit in 2016.
Here’s a judging choice for 2019:
On Jul 22, 2019, Motsi Mabuse was suggested as Darcey’s deputy on a strike show.
The South African star, 38, is a comparison sister of Strictly pro Oti that means she will have to measure her younger sister, 28 — a pierce that is expected to lift eyebrows among other dancers and viewers.
But it is not a new unfolding as she is a decider on a German chronicle of Strictly, called Let’s Dance, that Oti has danced on for dual series.
The Sun understands that a other judges — Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli — were not consulted about her appointment, and were usually told forward of a grave confirmation.
A source said: “Bosses were gay with Motsi in her shade exam and are assured she will turn a domicile name like her younger sister.
“She’s got all a knowledge from doing Let’s Dance in Germany and is good in front of a camera.”
In a statement, Motsi said: “I am positively vivacious to be fasten a Strictly judging panel.
“I have so most honour and indebtedness for a other 3 judges and wish to supplement my possess bit of flicker to a show. we can’t wait to get started!”
Strictly’s Executive Producer Sarah James added: “I am impossibly vehement that Motsi Mabuse is fasten a show.
“Motsi’s healthy warmth, appetite and passion for dance creates her a ideal further to a venerable judging panel.”
Shirley Ballas, 58, is a ballroom dancer from Merseyside.
She done her initial coming on a Strictly row in 2017 as conduct judge, holding over from Len Goodman.
She specialises in Latin dance and her success during championships warranted her a nickname The Queen of Latin.
Bruno Tonioli, 63, is an Italian dancer and choreographer from Ferrara.
He has been a decider on Strictly given a uncover aired a initial array in 2004.
He has also been on a row of a US chronicle Dancing With The Stars.
Bruno has choreographed routines for many stars including Tina Turner, Elton John and Boy George.
Craig Revel Horwood
Craig Revel Horwood, 54, was innate in Victoria, Australia.
He is one of a shows strange judges along with Bruno.
Craig is famous for his slicing critique and disastrous comments.
In array four, he was slammed for his apparent disposition towards competitor Emma Bunton.
Why did Darcey Bussell quit Strictly Come Dancing?
In a matter in Apr 2019, Darcey announced she would not be returning for a 2019 series.
The dancer reassured fans that she was withdrawal to “give some-more concentration to my many other commitments in dance” and not “because of any dissapoint or feud during all”.
In a extensive post, she said: “It has been a finish payoff for me to be partial of Strictly, operative with such a gifted team.
“I have enjoyed each notation of my time and will skip everybody from my associate judges, a presenters, a dancers, a musicians, a whole backstage team, and generally a viewers of a show, who have been so supportive.
“I am not withdrawal given of any dissapoint or feud during all, we am only stepping divided to give some-more concentration to my many other commitments in dance, after 7 truly smashing years that we can’t suppose carrying left any better.
“I know we will skip being partial of this singular uncover and a fact that it celebrates dance is something we am so ardent about. we wish that we might be really propitious to be asked behind again one day.”
When did Len Goodman leave Strictly Come Dancing?
Len Goodman retired as a conduct decider from Strictly in 2016.
His final coming was on a Christmas Day special.
He is a veteran ballroom dancer and runs a dance propagandize in Dartford, Kent.
He has also been a conduct decider on a US chronicle Dancing With The Stars given 2005.
Len also graced a screens in BBC Four’s Dancing Cheek to Cheek: An Intimate History of Dance.
Who else has been a decider on a Strictly Come Dancing Panel?
Arlene Phillips was an strange judge, though was transposed by Alesha Dixon in 2009.
In array 5 Alesha won a foe and returned as a decider from 2009-2011.
She left Strictly to join a row of ITV talent uncover Britain’s Got Talent.
In array 9 American singer Jennifer Grey who played Baby in Dirty Dancing acted as a guest judge.
In 2012 Donny Osmond also done an coming as a guest judge.
Alfonso Ribeiro also has stepped in for Bruno Tonioli for a week while he guest judged on Dancing with a Stars in a US.
When is Strictly Come Dancing 2019 on?
Strictly continues TONIGHT (October 12, 2019) during 6.40pm.
The uncover front BBC One during 7pm and is shown on this channel each Saturday and Sunday until midst December.
All episodes will be accessible to watch on BBC iPlayer after airing.