Three South African dancers to feature in new season of Strictly Come Dancing UK



Strictly Come Dancing season 19 professional dancers.

  • Three professional South African dancers will perform on the dance floor in season 19 of Strictly Come Dancing UK.
  • Oti Mabuse, Johannes Radebe and Cameron Lombard will show off their dancing skills on a world-class stage.
  • Johannes is paired with Great British Bake star John Whaite, the show’s first same-sex male couple.

For the first time in Come dance strictly story, there will be three professional South African dancers in the new season of the reality show.

Season 19 will air from Sunday September 26 on BBC Brit (DStv 120) at 7:00 p.m. and will see fifteen famous new contestants and their professional dance partners compete against each other in the hopes of winning this year’s title and the Trophy of the glitter ball.

Pretoria born Oti Mabuse, the current holder of the title Strictly for 2019 and 2020, Johannes radebe, grew up in Sasolburg, won numerous dance titles including two-time South African professional Latin champion and three-time South African amateur Latin champion.

Newcomer Cameron Lombard is originally from Cape Town and is the current Latin American champion and represented South Africa at the Latin World Championships in Russia in 2019. Together the trio will present the best talents in South African dance to a stage of world class.

Johannes is paired with Great british pastry star John Whaite, the first male homosexual couple in the series. In 2019, the 34-year-old performed the first same-sex dance duet with his colleague Graziano Di Prima.

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Other celebrities appearing this season include competitive swimmer Adam Peaty, TV presenters AJ Odudu, Tilly Ramsey and Rhys Stephenson, reporter and presenter Dan Walker, and actors Greg Wise, Nina Wadia, Katie McGlynn and regular Eastenders. Rose Ayling-Ellis. Comedians Judi Love and Robert Webb as well as businesswoman, entrepreneur and TV personality Sara Davies, musician Tom Fletcher and sports specialist and former Rugby Union player Ugo Monye

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman return as co-hosts. Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and Anton Du Beke return as judges.


Strictly Come Dancing UK Season 19 will air Sunday September 26 at 7:00 p.m. on BBC Brit (DStv 120).


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