The start of this year's season of Strictly Come Dancing has been pretty incredible to say the least, and now it's time for the live shows.


Each week, viewers will watch the celebrities and their Strictly pros dance to the fullest in order to win the Glitterball trophy at the end of the competition.

Hoping win this year's show are Adam Thomas, Amanda Abbington, Angela Rippon, Annabel Croft, Angela Scanlon, Bobby Brazier, Eddie Kadi, Ellie Leach, Jody Cundy, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Layton Williams, Les Dennis, Nigel Harman, Nikita Kanda and Zara McDermott.

As the celebrities prepare to go live on Saturday 23rd September, how can you vote for them to go far on the show? Here's everything you need to know about voting for Strictly Come Dancing 2023.

How to vote online for Strictly Come Dancing

The voting rules for this year are yet to be confirmed by the BBC. However, this series will likely follow the same format as previous years.

Last year, fans could vote online by heading over to the Strictly homepage, where they would be given some instructions on how to place their vote.

Fans could pick their favourites by registering for a BBC account and voting during the show. When the vote was open, the link to submit your choice would appear at the top of the Strictly page.

Fans were able to vote more than once - but there was a limit on how many times viewers could vote per episode.

The celebrities and professional dancers during the Strictly Come Dancing 2023 launch show
The Strictly Come Dancing 2023 launch show. BBC/Guy Levy

When will the vote open?

Voting for the 2023 series is not yet open. But in previous years, voting opens once every couple has performed.

Is it free to vote online for Strictly?

In 2022, voting online was free for Strictly Come Dancing fans.

Can you vote by phone?

Strictly fans will likely still be able to vote via phone. In previous years, the phone numbers for the Strictly duos were made available on the Strictly homepage while the vote was open.

What are the Strictly Come Dancing phone voting numbers?

The Strictly Come Dancing 2023 phone voting numbers are not yet available.

How much does it cost to vote for Strictly by phone?

Costs will vary – see the BBC's Terms and Conditions for full details.

Strictly Come Dancing goes live on Saturday 23rd September on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

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