Want to experience Strictly in person? Here's how to get tickets to the live show

Want to experience Strictly in person? Here’s how you can apply for tickets to watch all the action from the studio audience.

The dancers! The lights! The sequins! Dave Arch and his band! For any Strictly Come Dancing fan, attending a taping of the show in person would be a dream come true.

2017’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing will be the hit show’s 15th series. Celebrities such as Alexandra Burke, Debbie McGee and Simon Rimmer will be lacing up their dancing shoes. 

[Read more: Strictly Come Dancing 2017 - the full line-up]

There will also be three new professional dancers this year. Following the departures of Natalie Lowe, Oksana Platero and Joanne Clifton, Dianne Buswell, Nadia Bychkova and Amy Dowden are being added to the roster of professional dancers.

Fan favourites Anton du Beke, Brendan Cole and Kevin Clifton will all be back too. There will be another new face, however, in the form of Shirley Ballas – who will be taking Len Goodman’s place behind the judging table as new head judge.

So, if you want a chance of seeing all the Strictly dancers and judges in person – as well as Tess, Claudia and all the celeb contestants – here’s what you need to know.

[Read more: Strictly Come Dancing 2017 - Live Blog]

How do I get tickets for Strictly Come Dancing 2017?

Much like Wimbledon tickets, you can apply for Strictly tickets via random draw.

The random draw for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing tickets has just opened and online applications will be accepted until 4pm on Thursday September 7, 2017.

To apply go to the Strictly Come Dancing page of the BBC Shows and Tours website. Here you will find all the information you need to enter the random draw.

[Read more: How do I apply for The Chase?]

Photo credit: David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock

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