Strictly Come Dancing 2015 Christmas special line-up includes Lisa Snowdon
PUBLISHED: 11:38 20 November 2015 | UPDATED: 11:44 20 November 2015
Deck the halls with glitter balls as the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 line-up has been revealed – with Welwyn Garden City’s Lisa Snowdon among the celebrities taking part this year.
Following the Grand Final of Strictly Come Dancing 2015, Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly will be back for the annual Christmas Special on BBC One on Christmas Day.
Six Strictly contestants from previous series, including three former winners, will return for a festive edition of the show and add some sparkle to BBC One schedules on Friday, December 25.
The celebrity ladies and gentlemen rocking around the Strictly Christmas tree this year will be model Abbey Clancy, TV presenter Alison Hammond, former Royal Marine medic Cassidy Little, who was the winner of the People’s Strictly for Comic Relief 2015, McFly drummer Harry Judd, WGC’s Lisa Snowdon and actor Tom Chambers.
Professional dancers Pasha Kovalev, Brendan Cole and Robin Windsor will partner the ladies, while Natalie Lowe, Oti Mabuse and Joanne Clifton will partner the men.
Radio and TV presenter Lisa, who will team up with Pasha Kovalev, tweeted: “Sooooo excited to dance again on Strictly!!!”
In this year’s Christmas cracker of a show, all six couples will each perform an enchanting and magical routine themed around a host of family favourites, including Alice in Wonderland, Jack Frost and Scrooge, in a bid to be crowned Christmas champions 2015 and lift the famous Silver Star trophy.
Tom Chambers won Strictly back in 2008 with partner Camilla Dallerup.
For the Christmas show, he will be partnered by South African dancer Oti Mabuse, who made her debut in the UK Strictly this year dancing with boxer Anthony Ogogo.
Stunning Lisa Snowdon also featured in the 2008 Strictly, and danced against eventual champion Tom Chambers in the final.
Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 pairings
* Abbey Clancy and Brendan Cole
* Alison Hammond and Robin Windsor
* Cassidy Little and Natalie Lowe
* Harry Judd and Jo Clifton
* Lisa Snowdon and Pasha Kovalev
* Tom Chambers and Oti Mabuse
She was third in Series 6 with Brendan Cole, despite scoring 40 for both her foxtrot and Cha Cha in the final.
Lisa, who is currently the Capital FM Breakfast Show host, will be partnered by the dashing Pasha Kovalev in the Christmas special.
Former Royal Marine medic Cassidy Little stole the nation’s hearts when he became the first People’s Strictly Champion for Comic Relief this year.
He will be reunited with Natalie Lowe, his partner from the People’s Strictly.
Model and TV presenter Abbey Clancy returns to the Strictly ballroom after lifting the Glitterball Trophy in 2013.
The Liverpudlian won Series 11 with partner Aljaž Skorjanec, and for the 2015 Christmas Special will be partnered by Brendan Cole.
McFly musician Harry Judd became Strictly champion in Series 9, partnered by Aliona Vilani.
For Strictly’s festive fun, Jo Clifton will be his dance partner.
The final contestant is joyous TV presenter Alison Hammond, who will be partnered with Robin Windsor.
The judges – Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli – will score each couple for guidance only, and the studio audience will decide which pair will win the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 2015 and lift the trophy.