Here's 2005 finalist Colin Jackson - but this time he is on the dance floor in 2013 with former strictly favourite Erin Boag and they are dancing with NPower Peterlee staff.

Get your gowns on for a look at Strictly - the North East connection over the years

Who knew! Our great region has all these links to Strictly Come Dancing.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th August 2019, 4:56 pm

As we get ready for a new round of cha cha chas, glitterball and gorgeous gowns, we take a look at how the glamorous show has made an impact on the North East over the years.

So take a look through all these photos and remind yourself at just what an impact the show has had over the years.

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