Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special details: Celebrity line up, date and performances revealed

29 October 2018, 17:18 | Updated: 29 October 2018, 17:19

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Caroline Flack is rumoured to be appearing in the festive episode . Picture: Getty

With only two months until Christmas Day, Love Island presenter Caroline Flack's name has been thrown into the ring to appear on Strictly Come Dancing.

Caroline Flack is among the first names to be rumoured for the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special, after she won the show in 2014.

New reports have claimed she is set to partner with professional dancer Neil Jones, who was recently embroiled in a cheating scandal after his wife and fellow dancer Katya Jones was caught kissing Seann Wash.

Caroline, who has endured a turbulent relationship with Andrew Brady after they got engaged earlier this year, apparently "jumped at the chance" to return to the ballroom for the spin-off.

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A source told The Sun: '"Caroline expected to be paired up with pro dancer Pasha Kovalev again, but Strictly bosses were inundated with requests for Neil to finally get a celebrity dance partner.

"It’s their way of showing Neil they support him and are grateful for the dignified way he handled the situation with Seann and Katya.

"Neil hopes this is the next step to being paired up with a celeb next year on the main series of the show."

So who else is set to star on this year's Strictly Come Dancing special and when is it aired? We have everything you need to know.

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Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special line up

Traditionally, the Christmas special features contestants from previous years as well as those who are currently starring on the show. Could we see Seann Walsh and Katya Jones make a comeback?

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special air date: When is it on?

Christmas Day around teatime is when the festive episode is usually broadcast.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special tickets: Where do I buy them?

You can't buy tickets to the live show but you can apply to get tickets by to entering into a draw where the winners are selected at random.

Fans can apply for a maximum of two tickets, and if you've already been to watch Strictly this season, then you won't be eligible to apply again.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special filming

Filming for the festive episode usually takes place a month before the air date, so anytime in November is primetime to listen out for more details about who will be appearing.