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Strictly Come Dancing: Cast dress up for Halloween special

Last week Brian Conley, along with dance partner Susan Calman, became became the fourth contestant to be eliminated from the dance competition.

And on Saturday night the remaining contestants were seen getting into the swing of things as they opened the Halloween ‘Strictly Spooktacular’ special of Strictly Come Dancing.

Dressed in ghoulish ensembles, the show was introduced with the cast getting spooked during training, before they opened up with a dramatic Halloween scene in full Georgian-inspired costumes.

Strictly spooky! On Saturday night the remaining contestants were seen getting into the swing of things as they opened the Halloween special of Strictly Come Dancing

Presenter Tess Daly kept it simple in a red velvet pencil dress and matching choker, upping the glamour.

Meanwhile co-presenter Claudia Winkleman injected a touch of glitz in a sequin-encrusted black gown as the duo opened the much-anticipated show, with the help of AJ’s chic mum. 

Opening the show was Jonnie Peacock, dressed a Jack Sparrow, and Oti Mabuse, who dance the Cha Cha to Troublemaker by Olly Murs.

Glam! Presenter Tess Daly kept it simple in a red velvet pencil dress and matching choker, while co-presenter Claudia Winkleman injected a touch of glitz

Glam! Presenter Tess Daly kept it simple in a red velvet pencil dress and matching choker, while co-presenter Claudia Winkleman injected a touch of glitz

Unfortunately the performance was criticized for Jonnie’s ‘lack of hip action’, and the duo were awarded a modest score of 20.

Next up was TV presenter Ruth Langsford, cheered on by audience members Ryan Clarke and former X Factor star Stacey Solomon.

Dressed as a witch- to the theme tune of Bewitched, Ruth Langsford, whose co-presenter and husband Eamon Holmes has been supporting her throughout the show, danced the ‘quivering’ Quickstep to Bewitched by Steve Lawrence and Anton ‘demonic’ Du Beke.

Last week Debbie McGee topped the leaderboard for the first time after a powerful rumba to Tracy Chapman’s Baby Can I Hold You which she dedicated to her late husband, magician Paul Daniels.

And this week she will take to the dance floor alongside Giovanni Pernice to perform the Charleston to Frankie by Sister Sledge.

Next up soap star Gemma Atkinson will dance the Jive to Ever Fallen in Love by The Buzzcocks with Aljaž Škorjanec.

Former Saturdays star Mollie King & AJ Pritchard will dance the Cha Cha to Better the Devil You Know by Kylie Minogue

Susan Calman and Kevin Clifton will dance the Foxtrot to Killer Queen by Queen.

Meanwhile Simon Rimmer and Karen Clifton will dance the Viennese Waltz to Delilah by Tom Jones.

Davood Ghadami and Nadiya Bychkova will dance the Rumba to Wicked Game by Chris Isaak

And Aston Merrygold, who topped the leaderboard in the second week, will dance the Paso Doble to Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana with Janette Manrara. 

Joe McFadden & Katya Jones will dance the Foxtrot to Trouble by Coldplay.

Alexandra Burke, who was the first to top the leaderboard and has tributed Strictly for helping her get over the passing of her mother, will dance the Tango to Maneater by Nelly Furtado with Gorka Marquez. 

Last week Brian Conley, along with dance partner Susan Calman, became became the fourth contestant to be eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing.

The 56-year-old comedian was voted off after competing in the dance-off with Simon Rimmer.

After performing his jive to Tom Jones’ It’s Not Unusual for the second time, Brian struggled to impress the judges, who chose to send Simon through to next week. 

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