News / Dundee by Reporter October 25, 2018, 6:06 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter November 17 promises to be a big night in Dundee, when 11 couples bid to wow the crowds at Strictly Come Prancing. The glitzy night at the Apex Hotel will be a culmination of weeks of hard work by the contestants – some who have never danced before in their lives. And looking on will be the instructors who have been supporting the dancers every step of the way. Each couple has been put through their paces by a teacher from the Urban Moves Dance Company, a large-scale street dance programme run by Leisure and Culture Dundee. Alex Hare, dance manager for Leisure and Culture Dundee, said: “We’ve been quite heavily involved, teaching the couples choreography and routines and lending them our studio space. “From what I’ve seen there’s been a lot of nerves turned into a lot of fun. “People who were scared of … [Read more...] about STRICTLY COME PRANCING: Dance instructors put contestants through their paces ahead of big show
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McFly and Strictly Come Dancing star, and junior golf supporter, Harry Judd, will meet British Junior Golf Tour players at Lindfield Golf Club. The Golf College Championship, for junior golfers aged 5-17 years, will be taking place at the Mid Sussex Club, and will be the first three-day tournament that the British Junior Golf Tour (BJGT) has organised.The BJGT is looking for this to become a major fixture on the junior golf calendar in the UK, then using new and existing associations, attract juniors from across Europe and eventually the US. The Golf College Championship will run as three individual competitions, between 10 and 12 August 2018, with BJGT Order of Merit points and trophies available each day; the BJGT will also be crowning an overall champion in each division after 27 or 54 holes (depending on age category), on Day 3. Therefore, players can enter 1, 2 or all 3 days, depending on their availability, but the organisers are hoping that the majority will take the opportunity … [Read more...] about Former Strictly Come Dancing winner to British Junior Golf Tour players at Lindfield Golf Club
Coronation Street favourite Catherine Tyldesley has filmed her final scenes on the cobbles, and she hasn’t ruled out following in the steps of her former co-stars Tina O’Brien and Georgia May Foote and taking to dancefloor on Strictly Come Dancing. Tina, who plays Sarah Platt competed on the BBC1 dance show back in 2010 - five years before her character returned to Corrie - with pro dancer Jared Murillo. And Georgia, who played Katy Armstrong, danced with Giovanni Pernice after waving goodbye to Weatherfield in 2015. Coronation Street’s long-serving actress Beverley Callard has previously claimed stars of the ITV1 soap are not allowed to take part in Strictly, but Cath may now get her chance after leaving the famous street.‘ The mother-of-one, who has been sporting a new shorter brunette hairstyle, told this week’s issue of OK! magazine about her love of Strictly, saying it’s the only reality show she could see herself doing. “I don’t … [Read more...] about Catherine Tyldesley lined up for Strictly Come Dancing after leaving Corrie?
AN EMOTIONAL Catherine Tyldesley has spoken out about leaving Coronation Street and has hinted at exciting new projects to come. The actress, 34, confirmed she was leaving the ITV soap in December last year and celebrated her time on the programme with a beach-themed leaving party at Manchester’s Impossible bar recently. She was joined by many of her co-stars including Jane Danson, Georgia Taylor, Jennie McAlpine, Antony Cotton and Shane Ward amongst others and she has now opened up about why she decided to leave the serial. She told OK! Magazine: “I’ve been there for seven years and I think the fact that my sisters [Jane Danson, who plays Eva’s half-sister Leanne Battersby, and Georgia Taylor, who plays Leanne’s stepsister Toyah] were with me for my last scene made it even more emotional. “They’ve become my best friends. I’ve been with them for 12 hours a day and then all of a sudden I’m not going to be. “Obviously … [Read more...] about Coronation Street’s Catherine Tyldesley opens up about ‘emotional last day’ and says she hopes to bag a spot on Strictly Come Dancing
STRICTLY pro Neil Jones could be left on the sidelines for the third year in a row. By Jack Wetherill / Published 28th June 2018 wenn OUCH: Could Neil Jones be left without a partner for the third year? Neil Jones joined the roster of pros on Strictly Come Dancing back in 2016 alongside wife Katya.But while Katya has been partnered with Ed Balls in 2016 and won with Joe McFadden in 2017, Neil has been left partnerless.Earlier this year, the lineup of pros gearing up for this year's series was confirmed – and Neil was on the list.But he still doesn't know if he'll actually get to dance in the competition with a celebrity.He told Radio Times: "Of Course Brendan [Cole] left, and we didn't want him to go, but he's six foot something. I'm a lot smaller than him, so it now all depends on the celebrities – because Brendan danced with Charlotte [Hawkins] last year and there's no way I would've been able to dance with her because she's taller than me." wenn … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing pro for shock celebrity snub AGAIN?