• Neil Jones reveals he has a very emotional moment coming up on Strictly Come Dancing

    Strictly Come Dancing professional Neil Jones has revealed that next Saturday's edition of the show, in the Blackpool Tower ballroom, will be particularly special to him – because it's where he first met his wife, Katya. Aw! Taking to Instagram, he wrote: "Tonight is the last @bbcstrictly show before Blackpool and I know everyone wants to get there but who do you want to make it??? For me Blackpool is a very emotional place because it’s where I first met @mrs_katjones and we went on to win 13 Blackpool titles together over 10 years." Neil revealed Blackpool week is particularly special for him The caption accompanied an

  • Strictly's Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec gave special dance for this lovely reason

    Strictly Come Dancing stars headed to Royal Hospital Chelsea on Friday to join an afternoon tea which marked 100 years since the Armistice. Aljaz Skorjanec and his wife Janette Manrara gave a special performance of a ballroom dance as the Chelsea pensioners watched alongside other Strictly contestants and judges. Over 70 members of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force were there, and they shared dances with stars including Giovanni Pernice, Ashley Roberts, Shirley Ballas, Graziano Di Prima and Kate Silverton. Shirley even found herself a promising new dance partner! READ: Holly Willoughby reveals super strict plans for kids

  • Ashley Roberts and Shirley Ballas break down in tears after Strictly's most emotional dance

    Ashley Roberts broke down in tears on Saturday Night's Strictly Come Dancing after performing the most emotional dances of the series. Shirley Ballas also had to fight back the tears after Ashley dedicated her Contemporary dance to her late father, who was the drummer in 60s band Mamas and Papas. Ashley danced to Unsteady – Erich lee Gravity Remix by X Ambassadors with partner Pasha Kovalev, which earned them the highest judges' score of the night. READ: Duchess Kate is beautiful in black Roland Mouret at the Royal Festival of Remembrance Shirley found the dance very emotional Afterwards, Shirley said: Well I