Will Len Goodman perform a special routine in his final Strictly Come Dancing show?

Len Goodman could be poised to show off his twinkle toes when he makes his last appearance on Strictly Come Dancing.

The head judge will be stepping down from the show at the end of the current series but will appear in the Christmas special, which will be his last outing on the panel.

Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli (Guy Levy/BBC)

He has already recorded the Christmas special and is reportedly performing a farewell dance, as part of a group routine, to delight fans.

The show will air on December 25 and a source told The Mirror: “The whole night was very emotional.”

Len Goodman dances with Strictly professional Natalie Lowe (Guy Levy/BBC)

Craig-Revel Horwood had previously said he would love to see Len spin around the dancefloor on his last outing, saying: “I’m hoping we might see him dance, because Len’s a fantastic dancer.”

The Christmas show will features stars including DJ Melvin Odoom, who was the first star to get the boot in the current series, as well as previous show favourites including Olympian Denise Lewis, singer Frankie Bridge, TV presenter Gethin Jones, chef Ainsley Harriott and Billy Connolly’s wife, Pamela Stephenson.

Melvin Odoom and Janette Manrara (Guy Levy/BBC/PA)

The one-off festive episode will see them competing for the Christmas Silver Star trophy.

Len will be joined on the judging panel by Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli and the show will be presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

 

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