First look inside Blackpool Ballroom as celebrities prepare for iconic live show

THE first look inside the Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool ballroom has been revealed, as celebrities prepare for the iconic live show.

Celebrities and their professional dancing partners will grace Blackpool’s legendary Tower Ballroom as the series returns this weekend, for the first time in three years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Will Mellor took a first look inside the Blackpool ballroomCredit: Instagram
The space looked beautifulCredit: Instagram


It was on and ready before this weekend’s live showCredit: Instagram
Will said everything was


Will said it was all “very real”Credit: Instagram

The show will open with a routine celebrating all things Blackpool, and the contestants will have the opportunity to dance on the famous floor for the audience.

And sharing a preview of what viewers can expect, actor Will Mellor took a short video inside the venue.

He wrote: “It all got very real!!!”

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In the clip, the 46-year-old Corrie star can be seen panning the camera around the very impressive space.

The space is stunning with its huge dance floor and high ceiling, and Will’s video revealed that it had been beautifully lit, ready for the weekend.

White net curtains are draped around the space and red chairs are lined up for spectators around the space.

Will said in the clip: “Well I just arrived at the Blackpool Ballroom for the first time for our rehearsal and watch this.”

The star then scanned the beautiful space with the camera before continuing: “Just got a bit real. Wow.

“It will be a bit dark on Saturday. A little pee just came out.

Fans were in awe of the space, with one person writing: “Went to the ballroom in Blackpool its beautiful good luck saturday go smash it.”

Another person said, “Good luck. It looks amazing ❤”

A third added: “Love this ballroom!

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