Updated 15th November 2019
Our round-up of this year’s hottest Strictly inspired gifts
‘It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas…’ too early? Well, we hate to jolt you out of your happy place, but the festive season is fast approaching. Stress not, we’re about to make your Christmas shopping a whole lot easier with our Strictly Top 10 Gift Guide.
1. Strictly Come Dancing – The Board Game
Whilst ardent Strictly fans may subscribe to the belief that nothing is as good as the real McCoy, they may just waver when they unwrap this Strictly inspired game. In fact, they may even become more bearable post Strictly once they discover it includes the voice of Craig Revel Horwood and the Strictly theme tune. We kid you not. Plus they’ll get to show off their Strictly knowledge, take on challenges, compete in mini dance offs and be scored by Craig. The game is perfect for 3-6 players and suitable for age 8+ and sounds fab-u-lous, darling.
2. Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2020
The perfect gift for the fan who likes to literally paw over images of the Strictly stars and absorb as many facts as possible about their favourite show. This eagerly awaited annual is available in October and is quickly snapped up by fans, so get a shimmy on if you want a copy.
Price: around £10
3. 5* Weekend Breaks with the Stars of Strictly 2020
Score maximum brownie points for the most thoughtful present, book a Weekend Break with the Stars of Strictly. And if you do it as a surprise, well, your place in the good books is a dead cert. Your loved one will be eternally grateful that you’ve treated them to a weekend away in a 4* or 5* luxury hotel, given them the opportunity to learn to dance with the Strictly pro dancers and to watch them perform stunning dance showcases.
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4. Official Strictly Come Dancing 2020 Diary
The perfect stocking filler for any Strictly Fan looking to get organised next year. This official Strictly Come Dancing A5 diary features beautiful cover artwork. The inside is perfect for keeping organised throughout 2020 with plenty of space for notes / appointments with its week to view layout inside.
Price: Around £10
5. Strictly Come Dancing DVD – Anton’s Truly Madly Strictly 
The ultimate collection of the most memorable, show-stopping and hilarious moments all on one DVD – sure to make great Christmas time viewing. Anton du Beke is the only professional dancer who has been on Strictly Come Dancing since day one! In this special feature length DVD, Anton uses his unique insight to take viewers on a tour of the show’s very best and most memorable dances.
He also shares some of his more personal memories, such as the routine he created and delivered with Sir Bruce Forsyth. Of course, it wouldn’t be Anton without the comedy… His hilarious pairings with contestants like Nancy Dell’Olio and Ann Widdecombe are the stuff of legend.
Price: Around £12.99
6. ‘I’d Rather Be Dancing With Giovanni Pernice’ Mug
Pretty self explanatory this one and ideal for Giovanni obsessives or perfect to annoy peeps who are not big fans of the Italian dancer. But that wouldn’t be in the spirit of Christmas, now would it?!
Price: around £7
7. ‘Eat, Sleep, Strictly’ Vest
The ideal gift for any Strictly fanatic who can’t help but blabber on about Strictly at any given opportunity. They’ll definitely get the message with this gift.
Price: around £12.95
8. Strictly Come Dancing CD
40 dance-inducing songs performed by Dave Arch and his wonderful Strictly Come Dancing Band that will have any Strictly obsessive up on their feet in no time. It’s a must for any serious fan.
Price: around £4.50
9. All things Anton Du Beke
If your nearest and dearest is completely obsessed with Anton (who isn’t?), then they probably already own a smorgasbord of his merchandise. But do they have a copy of his debut CD, ‘From the Top’ his debut novel, ‘One Enchanted Evening’ or his brand new follow-up Novel, ‘Moonlight Over Mayfair’?
Price: ‘From the Top’ CD around £5 and ‘One Enchanted Evening’ & ‘Moonlight Over Mayfair’ hardback from £6.50-£12.99
10. Strictly Come Dancing Mug With Number 10 Paddle Board
For a fan that can never score lower than a ten, the Number 10 Glitter Paddle is just what they need to validate their opinion. Warning: likely to induce the overuse of Len’s catchphrase, ‘It’s a 10 from Len’.
Price: Around £12