The Strictly Come Dancing host Tess Daly gets lifted up at the start of the new series 10 – as the show’s professionals hoist her into the air.
The programme’s male dancers at the BBC’s TV Centre hold aloft the show’s co-host Tess in the opening sequence of today’s launch show.
The Strictly Come Dancing viewers will see the pros burst into their routine on the red carpet as they head to the recording of the BBC1 show, when series theme tune Let’s Go Dancing Tonight strikes up.
The legendary Sir Bruce Forsyth joins the dance, keeping his feet on the ground, while show judge Craig Revel Horwood and newly joined judge Darcey Bussell appear from a taxi in the studio forecourt before heading into the studio to see the professionals on the dancefloor.
This years Strictly Come Dancing show features Olympic cycle star Victoria Pendleton, gymnast Louis Smith and model Jerry Hall. Also among the 14 celebrity contestants in the new series of Strictly are Fern Britton, Denise Van Outen and Westlife’s Nicky Byrne.
The Strictly Come Dancing fans are eagerly waiting for the kick start of the show this evening on BBC 1.