SCD2015 Discussion Thread

There’s no better time to start a discussion thread on Strictly Come Dancing than during the launch show. Tonight the celebrities are paired with the pros, and the betting begins in earnest. Peter Andre starts the series as the early favourite. Let us know your fancies and thoughts below.


IACGMOOH betting discussion thread

Daniel and I aren’t watching I’m A Celebrity, but if you are, please do use this thread to discuss it – along with any other non-X Factor betting opportunities that take your fancy. For the record, at the time of posting Melanie Sykes is the favourite at odds of 3.5; of selected others, Gemma Collins […]

Strictly 2014 Discussion Thread

The latest Strictly season got started last weekend with the first full routine from each celebrity. It’s a competitive year with plenty of able dancers and attractive pairings. Frankie Bridge topped the initial leaderboard, closely followed by Pixie Lott, Simon Webbe and Caroline Flack. Eliminations start this coming week, giving punters even more reason to […]

SCD 2013 Final: Keep the faith in good Reid

It’s been a classic series of Strictly Come Dancing, bolstered by high ratings and a good standard among the leading fancies. It all comes to an end tonight with the first all-girl final in the programme’s history.

It’s a show I prefer to enjoy rather than get involved in. However, one of the rules of […]

I’m A Celebrity, Strictly and Off-Topic Discussion Thread

Sofabet’s main writing team won’t be covering I’m A Celebrity (though any commenter interested in guest-posting is always welcome to email us). Here’s a thread for anyone who fancies discussing it. Heisenberg got the ball rolling by describing Joey Essex as the result of “a secret experiment which was devised in 1990 to create the […]

Off-topic and Strictly discussion thread

Boki suggested an off-topic thread for the Sofabet community to discuss bets not related to the main articles, such as Andy’s tips on the Mercury Prize and Guildo’s on tennis. Your wish is our command. As the last Strictly thread is getting to an unwieldy length, please feel free to use this clean slate to […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Preview

The first Strictly Come Dancing competitive shows air this Friday and Saturday. No public vote will take place until the following week, however, to give all the couples at least two bites of the cherry.

Since Chris Hollins’ victory in 2009, the title has gone to the opening night first or second favourite. For value-seeking […]

Strictly 2012 Final: King Louis

Another highly successful run of Strictly Come Dancing comes to a close with tonight’s final. The four couples remaining will perform a showdance and a judges’ choice dance in the first programme before one of them is eliminated at the start of the second show. The three pairings still standing will then reprise their favourite […]