Get in the mood for Strictly’s final stages with books on all the judges or some nice fiction featuring dance
Len Goodman’s Dancing around Britain – Len takes a trip through early dance styles and trends while exploring the social impact on people’s daily lives, from the fashion and music to a familiar weekend rite of passage he remembers fondly, plucking up the courage for that ‘tap on the shoulder’. This story follows Len on a personal journey around Britain sharing his dance hall memories in his own unique style and featuring rare and unseen images from the millions of images in the Daily Mirror’s historic archives.
More Like This Darcey Bussell: a celebration by Clive Burton – A lavish tribute to Darcey Bussell capturing special moments – on and off stage.
Strictly shimmer: the novel by Amanda Roberts -Amanda Roberts is a production runner on the set of Strictly Come Dancing. She is desperate to fit into the world of the dazzling and the beautiful. When she discovers all the backstage drama, Amanda wonders if she is tough enough to survive. But then things start to change
Strictly love by Julia Williams – Over the weeks, as Emily, Katie, Mark and Rob foxtrot, tango, waltz and cha-cha-cha their way into each others lives at dance class, they discover the truth about each other – and themselves. But will they like what they learn?
Tales from the dance floor by Craig Revel Horwood Craig turns the spotlight behind the scenes and uncovers some sensational stories from his life and times onstage.
The ballroom class by Lucy Dillon – Angelica’s running away again, whilst Katie and Ross are trying to save their marriage. Meanwhile Lauren is dreaming of the perfect first dance at her wedding. As friendships are formed over the foxtrot at the evening dance classes they all attend, everyone starts to find themselves learning important lessons about life and love.
Bruno Tonioli: my story – The unmistakably flamboyant Italian who has entertained Strictly Come Dancing’s countless fans for a decade. Read all about this highly engaging and life-affirming man who has rapidly established himself as a British national treasure.
Better late than never by Len Goodman – ‘Better Late Than Never’ is the extraordinary story of how a man born into poverty in London’s East End went on to find stardom late in life when he was chosen to be head judge on BBC One’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’