Full list of Strictly Come Dancing 2019 pairings revealed

This year’s Strictly celebrities were introduced to their professional dance partners during the filming of the pre-recorded launch show, which airs tonight.

With one extra celebrity in the mix, and one new professional dancer added to the line-up, fans of the show have been eagerly anticipating and predicting who has been matched with who.

The matches were announced during tonight’s launch show by hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

As the nation settles down to watch the stars and their pro partners hit the dancefloor, we reveal this year’s Strictly pairings…

Who are the Strictly 2019 pairings?

This year will see 15 celebrities battle it out for the Glitterball trophy. Here is who they have been partnered with:

1. Dev Griffin and Dianne Buswell

2. Karim Zeroual and Amy Dowden

3. James Cracknell and Luba Mushtuk

4. Will Bayley and Janette Manrara

5. Mike Bushell and Katya Jones

6. David James and Nadiya Bychkova

7. Jamie Laing and Oti Mabuse

8. Chris Ramsay and Karen Hauer (Karen Clifton)

9. Michelle Visage and Giovanni Pernice

10. Countess Emma Thynn and Aljaž Škorjanec

11. Alex Scott and Neil Jones

12. Catherine Tyldesley and Johannes Radebe

13. Emma Barton and Anton Du Beke

14. Anneka Rice and Kevin Clifton

15. Saffron Barker and AJ Pritchard

Who are this year’s professional reserve dancers?

For 2019, male dancers Gorka Marquez and Graziano Di Prima have been placed in the reserve dancer pool, alongside new female dancer Nancy Xu.

In Gorka’s place, Neil Jones has been paired with a celebrity for the first time, and Nancy’s arrival has seen Luba Mushtuk promoted to the celebrity-pro line-up.

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