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Emmy Griffiths
Emmy GriffithsTV & Film Editor
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Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champions Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice finally reunited since the Strictly tour for a very special Comic Relief performance, and needless to say, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house!

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The pair performed to Ellie Goulding’s popular song How Long Will I Love You for the charity event, and fans were delighted to see them together again. One person wrote: "Omg how beautiful, I hope this is not the last time we see them dance together," while another added: "Absolutely gorgeous xx I wish they’d tour together - I’d go every night."

WATCH: Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice dance on Comic Relief

A third person commented: "This was so beautiful and so special seeing them dance together again."

The pair also filmed a behind-the-scenes video together encouraging viewers to donate to the cause, with Rose saying: "Hello, we just finished our dance and it well. It’s been a while for it’s nice to come back to that, and hopefully it’ll make people donate." Giovanni added: "Not hopefully, you have to go and donate right now, the link is right there, so keep donating!"

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The pair won the 2021 competition

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The telethon has been some of the nation's favourite famous faces come together to celebrate the evening. Comedy duo French and Saunders also reunited for a special Red Nose Day skit which will see the pair reprise their characters 'The Extras' for a sketch set in The Repair Shop

Plus, Kylie Minogue guest-starred in a special edition of BBC comedy Ghosts, while Jack Whitehall played a round of mini-golf with footballers Mason Mount and Declan Rice.

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