Although the date and time for the Strictly final has yet to be confirmed, we’re having a pretty good guess that it’s going to fall on Saturday 15th December.
Recent years have seen the final hover around the third weekend of the month, falling with just enough time for the celebrities and everyone who works on the show to have a bit of a breather before Christmas.
In 2017, the final landed on 16th December – crowning Joe McFadden the winner – while the year before that it was 17th December that saw Oe Oduba take home the Glitterball trophy.
Going on this basis, we reckon 15th December is a relatively accurate guess.
Although there hasn’t been an official announcement from the BBC, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli, Darcey Bussell and last year’s new Head Judge Shirley Ballas all look set to reprise their seats on the panel this year.
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