Kate Silverton and Aljaz Skorjanec are the perfect Strictly partners in fun new snaps

The first Strictly Come Dancing live show will air next week

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Kate Silverton and her dance partner Aljaz Skorjanec look like they're having the best time rehearsing for their first Strictly Come Dancing live show. The BBC newsreader has reposted a photo of the pair having a ball in the studios, despite Kate revealing her nerves.

"Love love this from @AljazSkorjanec today - still cannot imagine how I will pull off the dance in just over a week's time but if anyone can get me there he can x @bbcstrictly #strictly #day4," she wrote on Twitter. The pair were pictured laughing and giggling their heads off as they got down to rehearsals.


The pair looked like they were having a ball

The first live show will air next weekend, and it's clear from social media that other celebrities are feeling just as overwhelmed as Kate. Fellow contestant Katie Piper shared a selfie with her pro dancer Gorka Marquez and tweeted: "Day 2 in the bag and I can confirm this man has the patience of a saint." DJ Vick Hope, who has been paired with newcomer Graziano Di Prima, also wrote on Twitter: "And so it begins!! Thank you @GrazianoDiPrima for being so patient with me."

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Meet the new Strictly dancers:

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Meanwhile, Strictly fan favourite Anton du Beke opened up to HELLO! about his first day of training with Susannah Constantine, saying: "First day today, it was great. I will tell you, after today, I think there is a long run for us because she is absolutely brilliant." Complimenting Susannah further, Anton added: "She has great form, lovely style, great enthusiasm and great timing. She also has a wonderful personality."

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And when asked what his thought were about being paired with an older celebrity again, Anton was quick to quip back: "Well, Debbie McGee was one of the older contestants and she went to the final, I don't see why Susannah shouldn't."

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