Watch Strictly Come Dancing on BBC iPlayer Anywhere

Strictly Come Dancing (commonly known as Strictly) is a British television reality show shown live on BBC TV with catchup streaming on BBC iPlayer.

Strictly Come Dancing officially returns to TV screens on Saturday 23rd September and 2017 looks set to be one of the hottest series ever. Strictly features contestants, celebrities and other people from all the walks of life with professional dance partners competing in a Ballroom and Latin dance competition.

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The show has run on BBC One since 2004, primarily on Saturday evenings with a following Sunday night results show. From series 1 to 11, the late Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly presented the pro-celebrity ballroom dancing competition. Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly are currently co-hosts.

Head Judge Len Goodman retired last year after a 12 year stint and he’s replaced by Shirley Ballas who’s been described as “the Queen Of Latin”.

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How to watch Strictly Come Dancing on BBC iPlayer from anywhere…

When you load BBC iPlayer in the USA, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Australia, Dubai, Canada etc. you will get an error message.  This is basically because their streaming services are geoblocked based on the IP address being used to access it. You must be a UK domestic web user to access BBC live tv streaming and catchup with BBC iPlayer.

  • Get a UK IP address.
  • If you just want to watch on your PC, Mac or iPad. Then you can get a UK Proxy or VPN from Liberty Shield from only £6.99 per month.
  • Prefer to watch on supported media streaming devices like Smart TVs, Apple TV, Xbox, PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku etc? You’ll need a UK configured VPN Router setup as British for only £54.99 with FREE Worldwide Shipping.


Furthermore BBC iPlayer isn’t the only geographically-censored streaming services a VPN or Proxy will allow you to access.  Other UK services like BBC Sport, ITV Hub, All 4, Sky Go and Now TV are available. Plus with the option to switch to our USA service whenever you like, you can access Hulu, HBO GO, Netflix and Pandora.  Essentially you can access international content from virtually anywhere!


Strictly Come Dancing Judges
  • Bruno Tonioli (current)
  • Craig Revel Horwood (current)
  • Darcey Bussell (current)
  • Shirley Ballas (current)
  • Len Goodman (former)
  • Arlene Phillips  (former)
  • Alesha Dixon (former)
  • Jennifer Grey (former) 
  • Donny Osmond (former)
Strictly 2017 Couples
  • Aston Merrygold and Janette Manrara
  • Brian Conley and Amy Dowden
  • Davood Ghadami and Nadiya Bychkova
  • Joe McFadden and Katya Jones
  • Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse
  • Reverend Richard Coles & Dianne Buswell
  • Simon Rimmer and Karen Clifton
  • Alexandra Burke and Gorka Marquez
  • Charlotte Hawkins and Brendan Cole
  • Chizzy Akudolu and Pasha Kovalev
  • Debbie McGee and Giovanni Pernice
  • Gemma Atkinson and Aljaž Škorjanec
  • Mollie King and AJ Pritchard
  • Ruth Langsford and Anton Du Beke
  • Susan Calman and Kevin Clifton


Watch Strictly Come Dancing on BBC iPlayer Anywhere

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