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Strictly Come Dancing

Biogs provides biographies of all the contestants, their dance partners, judges and presenters on the popular BBC1 entertainment series Strictly Come Dancing. They are accessible from the panel on this page.

In 2021, Rose Ayling-Ellis partnered by Giovanni Pernice won series 19.

In 2020, Oti Mabuse won for the second year running, this time paired by Bill Bailey.

In 2019, Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse took home the glitterball trophy.

In 2018, Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton (one of several Strictly pairings to end up getting together) won series 16.

In 2017, Joe McFadden and Katya Jones were the winners.

In 2016, the show (the last one featuring Len Goodman as a judge) was won by Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton.

In 2015, the series was won by Jay McGuiness partnered by Aliona Vilani.

In 2014, Strictly was won by Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev.

As well as winning the Strictly Come Dancing glitter-ball trophy, they broke the record for the number of perfect scores in a series.

In 2013, it was won by Abbey Clancey partnered by Aljaz Skorjanec.

In 2012, Strictly Come Dancing was won by Louis Smith and Flavia Cacace.

In 2011, the ninth series of Strictly was won by Harry Judd and Aliona Vilani.

In 2010, Kara Tointon won Strictly Come Dancing, partnering Artem Chigvintsev.

The 2009 Strictly Come Dancing started in September. It was won by Chris Hollins partnering Ola Jordan, who had scored only 23 with their quickstep in the first week of the show.

In 2008, 13 million people watched Tom Chambers and Camilla Dallerup win the title of Strictly Come Dancing Champions.

On 22 December 2007, Strictly Come Dancing was won by Alesha Dixon and Matthew Cutler.

In December 2006, Mark Ramprakash and Karen Hardy won the fourth series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Over 12 million people watched Ramprakash and Hardy beat Matt Dawson and Lilia Kopylova in the final of the fourth series.

On December 17, 2005 Darren Gough and Lilia Kopylova won the third series of Strictly Come Dancing. The final night of the series saw 5 million votes cast and £1.5 million raised for Children in Need.

Series 2 of Strictly Come Dancing proved very popular as former EastEnders actress Jill Halfpenny partnered by Darren Bennett danced to victory. Whilst series one saw Natasha Kaplinsky partnered by Brendan Cole romp home.
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