The first Strictly Come Dancing 2019 live show hits screens on Saturday, and to celebrate glam partner photos have been unveiled.
New couple Oti Mabuse and Kelvin Fletcher lead the way, posing together after the ex Emmerdale star was drafted in to replace injured Jamie Laing two weeks ago.
Speaking to the Radio Times, Kelvin admitted he had just an hour to make his decision about whether to join the show.
Still dancing! The first Strictly live show hits screens on Saturday, and to celebrate partner photos have been unveiled, with Oti Mabuse posing with her new partner Kelvin Fletcher
'I didn’t anticipate this at all! I suddenly received a call from my agent offering me the chance to do Strictly and I had to make the decision within an hour or two,' he explained.
'I was doing a different job towards the end of the year so I had to change my plans, but it was a no-brainer. I’d met the Strictly producers previously so they’d already had a taste of me and what I was about but I was straight in at the deep end.
Oti meanwhile admitted she was 'devastated' when Made In Chelsea star Jamie had to pull out of the show after injuring his foot during rehearsals, and the pro initially thought she'd be left without a partner.
Out: Jamie Laing was forced to pull out of the show after injuring his foot, with Kelvin admitting he had just an hour to make his decision on whether to join the show
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'I had a long, tearful conversation with him. For a while I thought I had no partner and I was in bed all day thinking, “I can’t do the show!” In moments like that you realise how much you love something,' she said.
'I was feeling really bad, but one of the producers said, “We’ll see what we can do.” When