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Strictly’s Nadiya Bychkova cuts a glam figure in a pink gown as she cosies up to Kai Widdrington

Strictly’s Nadiya Bychkova and Kai Widdrington put on a loved-up display at Sky’s House Of The Dragon premiere in London’s Leicester Square.

The Ukrainian-Slovenian dancer, 32, cut a glamorous figure in a pale pink gown with a daring thigh-high split.

She elevated her height in a pair of chic heels while strutting her stuff on the red carpet alongside her beau Kai, 26.

Couple: Strictly’s Nadiya Bychkova and Kai Widdrington put on a loved-up display at Sky’s House Of The Dragon premiere in London’s Leicester Square

Nadiya opted for an immaculate blush makeup look with a nude lip, while wearing her blonde locks in a stylish updo. 

Meanwhile, professional dancer Kai cut a dapper figure in an all black ensemble – including a blazer, shirt and trousers. 

The long awaited Game Of Thrones prequel House Of The Dragon is set to unpick the fraught, fractious and undeniably incestuous lives of Daenerys Targaryen’s distant relatives. 

Stunning: The Ukrainian-Slovenian dancer, 32, cut a glamorous figure in a pale pink gown with a daring thigh-high split

Stunning: The Ukrainian-Slovenian dancer, 32, cut a glamorous figure in a pale pink gown with a daring thigh-high split

Looking good: She elevated her height in a pair of chic heels while strutting her stuff on the red carpet

Looking good: She elevated her height in a pair of chic heels while strutting her stuff on the red carpet

Looking good: She elevated her height in a pair of chic heels while strutting her stuff on the red carpet

Dashing: Meanwhile, professional dancer Kai cut a dapper figure in an all black ensemble - including a blazer, shirt and trousers

Dashing: Meanwhile, professional dancer Kai cut a dapper figure in an all black ensemble – including a blazer, shirt and trousers

Nadiya has been dating her Strictly co-star since January, following her split from ex-fiancé Matija Škarabot, 34, in 2021, with whom she shares her daughter Mila, five. 

The couple moved in together in May, with a source telling The Sun: ‘Moving in together was the obvious next step for Nadiya and Kai. They’ve grown so close and it just made sense. 

This week, the 19 professional dancers returned to the studios for group rehearsals, which will run throughout the summer, ahead of the 2022 instalment of the show.

The couple moved in together in May, with a source telling The Sun: 'Moving in together was the obvious next step for Nadiya and Kai. They¿ve grown so close and it just made sense.'

The couple moved in together in May, with a source telling The Sun: ‘Moving in together was the obvious next step for Nadiya and Kai. They’ve grown so close and it just made sense.’

And ex Strictly pro AJ Pritchard has warned that the new arrivals could be a threat.

Four new professional dancers have joined the line-up, which means that 20 in total are ready to bring their skills to the BBC show’s dancefloor later this year.

AJ, who left in 2020, told the Sunday Mirror: ‘I know Lauren and Carlos – because he was taught by one of my teachers, so it’s exciting.

‘I used to compete against Lauren. I think a fresh buzz could be interesting. I think everybody who does dancing is competitive. It will be interesting who gets partnered and who doesn’t. That’s the waiting game.’

Couple: Nadiya has been dating her Strictly co-star since January, following her split from ex-fiancé Matija ¿karabot, 34, in 2021, with whom she shares her daughter Mila, five

Couple: Nadiya has been dating her Strictly co-star since January, following her split from ex-fiancé Matija Škarabot, 34, in 2021, with whom she shares her daughter Mila, five

Career: This week, the 19 professional dancers returned to the studios for group rehearsals, which will run throughout the summer, ahead of the 2022 instalment of the show

Career: This week, the 19 professional dancers returned to the studios for group rehearsals, which will run throughout the summer, ahead of the 2022 instalment of the show

The four new world class dancers completing this year’s professional troupe are European cup winner Vito Coppola, Chinese National Champion Carlos Gu, former Under 21 British National Champion Lauren Oakley and Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas.

They join the professional dancers already revealed for the upcoming series: Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima, Amy Dowden, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Neil Jones, Nikita Kuzmin, Cameron Lombard, Gorka Marquez, Luba Mushtuk, Giovanni Pernice, Jowita Przystal, Johannes Radebe, Kai Widdrington and Nancy Xu.

Show favourites Alijaz Skorjanec and Oti Mabuse both quit Strictly Come Dancing earlier this year.

Not every pro dancer will be paired with a celebrity with four traditionally performing only in the pro routines.

The upcoming series will be the first in three years to be broadcast without Covid measures, which forced bosses to introduce restrictions including ‘bubbles’ for training and limited audience numbers.

The celebrity competitors won’t be confirmed until later in the year with the latest rumours including Channel 4 presenter Steph McGovern, Coronation Street star Kym Marsh and former footballerv Tony ‘Donkey’ Adams.

New faces: The four new world class dancers completing this year's professional troupe are European cup winner Vito Coppola, Chinese National Champion Carlos Gu, former Under 21 British National Champion Lauren Oakley and Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas

New faces: The four new world class dancers completing this year’s professional troupe are European cup winner Vito Coppola, Chinese National Champion Carlos Gu, former Under 21 British National Champion Lauren Oakley and Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas

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