Who are the professional special Strictly Christmas dancers in 2021?


PREPARE to dance the vertigo with the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special.

With the show airing on Christmas Day, let’s take a look at the professional dancers you can expect to see on your screen..


Discover the professional dancers who will be on your screens this ChristmasCredit: PA

Who are the professional special Strictly Christmas dancers in 2021?

Garziano Di Prima

Graziano Di Prima and Anne-Marie


Graziano Di Prima and Anne-MarieCredit: PA

Graziano Di Prima is a 27-year-old Italian dancer and choreographer.

He joined the BBC Strictly Come Dancing in 2018, but was demoted the following year due to his size.

Di Prima has also appeared in a number of BBC Two’s Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two with Zoë Ball.

This year, he will be associated with singer Anne-Marie, dancing the Cha Cha to Feliz Navidad by Gwen Stefani.

Luba Mushtuk

Luba Mushtuk and Jay Blades


Luba Mushtuk and Jay BladesCredit: PA

Luba Mushtuk is a 31-year-old Russian professional dancer and choreographer.

She joined the show in 2017 and ended up winning the Children in Need 2018 special with Shane Lynch.

For this year’s Christmas special, she teamed up with The Repair Job star Jay Blades.

The duo will be Jiving to Hooky Street / Only Fools and Horses by John Sullivan / Ronnie Hazlehurst.

Diane buswell

Dianne Buswell and Fred Sirieix


Dianne Buswell and Fred SirieixCredit: PA

Dianne Claire Buswell is a 32-year-old Australian professional dancer and YouTuber.

Buswell joined the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2017.

For the show’s sixteenth series in 2018, she teamed up with YouTuber Joe Sugg, with whom she now has a long-term relationship.

Despite rumors of her leaving Strictly, Dianne will be back for the Christmas special, with Channel 4’s First Dates star Fred Sirieix.

They will perform the quickstep of Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin ‘Stevens.

Neil jones

Neil Jones and Mel Giedroyc


Neil Jones and Mel GiedroycCredit: PA

Neil Jones is a 39-year-old British dancer and choreographer.

He first appeared on Strictly in 2016, however, he was not in partnership with anyone but participated in group dances and was on standby for any female celebrity partners who were unable to match. produce.

Jones was on the Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour nationwide tour in 2017.

In August 2021, Jones announced that he would perform with professional dancer Katya Jones at Donaheys Dancing with The Stars Weekend in 2022.

For the Christmas special, Jones teamed up with Great British Bake Off presenter Mel Giedroyc.

They will dance to the Couples Choice on Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice.

Aljaz Skorjanec

Aljaž Škorjanec and Moira Stuart


Aljaž Škorjanec and Moira StuartCredit: PA

Aljaž Škorjanec is a 31-year-old dancer and choreographer from Slovenia.

He became a professional dancer for the Eleventh Series TV series in 2013.

Partnering with model Abbey Clancy, he was the fourth professional to win his first series of the show.

You can expect to see Aljaz on your screens in December playing salsa as Justin Bieber’s Santa Claus comes to town, with host Moira Stuart.

Jowita Przystał

Jowita Przystal and Adrian Chiles


Jowita Przystal and Adrian ChilesCredit: PA

Jowita Przystal is a 27-year-old Polish ballroom dancer.

Przystał joined the nineteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing as a professional.

She will perform Otis Redding’s American Smooth to White Christmas with sports and TV presenter Adrian Chiles for the Christmas special.

When is the Strictly Christmas Special on TV?

The Strictly Come Dancing special will air on BBC One on Christmas Day.

The show will air at 5:10 pm.


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