Strictly Come Dancing 2023 LIVE: Celebrities gear up to take to the dancefloor for the first time during launch


Here, follow MailOnline’s liveblog for all the updates on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing launch show.  

The cast are ready for action

It’s giving ✨Strictlyfied✨

Angela Rippon makes history as the show’s oldest contestant

The star is ‘nervous and apprehensive’ about taking part

Fans can’t wait for this evening’s launch

Angela Scanlon is ready for the dancefloor!

Adam Thomas reveals his health struggles ahead of Strictly

It hasn’t been easy for the Emmerdale star

Strictly host Tess Daly just celebrated her 20th wedding anniversary with Vernon Kay

Here’s a look back at the smitten couple’s relationship history

This year’s Strictly stars are set to rake it in!

Can we be on next year’s show please?

Layton Williams looks set to light up the dancefloor

Here’s everything you need to know about the actor

All the info you need on the new series of Strictly