Strictly Come Dancing stars take to the dance floor - VIDEO

Strictly Come Dancing stars finally donned the satin, sequins and spray-on tan as they prepared to take their first steps on the dance floor.

contestants including former soccer bad boy Robbie Savage and The One Show presenter Alex Jones took the red carpet in their vibrant outfits to film the launch show.

Singer and actress Holly Valance and TV presenter Jones both wore skimpy mini-dresses while Waterloo Road’s Chelsee Healey went for a hot pants and bustier combination.

VIDEO: Click the play button to watch interviews with some of the contestants taking part in this year’s show.