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New Strictly trailer shows celebs preparing for series launch

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The new Strictly Come Dancing trailer shows the celebrity contestants dressed in their glad rags in preparation for series 15.

This year's Strictly Come Dancing contestants have been pictured together for the first time in a trailer for the new series.

TV presenter Ruth Langsford gets a starring moment as her fellow dancers wave feather fans around her.

And contestant Alexandra Burke is heard singing the theme tune as a voiceover tells fans to "feel the Strictly effect".

The thirteen other celebrities battling to lift the Glitterball trophy are former member of The Saturdays Mollie King; Sunday Brunch presenter and chef Simon Rimmer;  performer Debbie McGee; former JLS member Aston Merrygold; sprint runner Jonnie Peacock; comedian Brian Conley; TV presenter Charlotte Hawkins; actress Gemma Atkinson; Scottish comedian Susan Calman actor Joe McFadden; actor Davood Ghadami; actress Chizzy Akudolu and Reverend Richard Coles.

The launch show will feature music from Rita Ora and Shania Twain. It will also see the return of judges Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussell, and introduce new head judge Shirley Ballas.

There will also be a tribute to the late Sir Bruce Forsyth after he passed away last month at the age of 89.

The new series of Strictly Come Dancing begins Saturday 9 September at 7pm on BBC One.