The countdown has begun for all the behind-the-scenes glamour and gossip as Strictly It Takes Two makes its return to BBC Two at 6.30pm on 25th September. Fans can anticipate an exhilarating season, featuring the dynamic duo of Janette Manrara and Fleur East.

Fleur will bring her infectious energy to the It Takes Two stage. With her unique perspective as a Strictly finalist, Fleur is poised to offer insightful commentary and exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpses alongside Janette, a former professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing.

Janette’s wealth of experience on the dance floor has made her a popular figure among contestants and viewers alike, and she is ready once more to conduct engaging interviews with this series’ celebrities and professional dancers.

Joanne Clifton will be back to host Choreography Corner, but this time she is teaming up with her brother, Kevin Clifton. They will be breaking down how you can recreate some fabulous dance moves at home and analysing the weekend’s dance routines.

Janette shares: “I’m home! I’m loving being back with the Strictly family, there’s really nothing like it! I am ready to get stuck into this year’s It Takes Two, especially with the addition of Fleur who I’m SO excited to work with. This year is sure to be an exceptional one, so I really can’t wait to get started.”

Fleur comments: “It’s finally here! I’m so excited to be part of the Strictly family once again and work with Janette on such an amazing show. I loved my experience on the show last year and so it’s a dream to now be presenting it. I can’t wait to get to work on showing everyone the behind-the-scenes world of Strictly, along with meeting all our amazing celebs and pros!”

Eve Winstanley, Executive Producer for BBC Studios and Strictly It Takes Two says “We’re ready for another fabulous year of Strictly It Takes Two! This year you can expect the usual behind-the-scenes exclusives, dance analysis and of course, interviews with our exceptional line up. Janette and Fleur will be a fantastic duo that I’m sure everyone at home will adore.”

The return of Strictly It Takes Two marks the beginning of an exciting journey filled with rhinestones, twirls, and surprises. Don’t miss a beat as Janette and Fleur guide viewers through the glitz and glamour of Strictly Come Dancing.

Strictly It Takes Two is a BBC Daytime Commission. The commissioning Editor is Alex McLeod, the Executive Producer for BBC Studios is Eve Winstanley, and the Series Producers are Sonal Patel and Judith Hay.

Audiences can watch Strictly It Takes Two every weekday at 6.30pm on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.