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Strictly Come Dancing - Winner's Acceptance Speech, Entertainment Programme, Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards in 2020

31 July 2020

Winner's acceptance speech for Strictly Come Dancing in the Entertainment Programme category

TESS DALY:Wow thank you so much BAFTA.  This is such an honour.  It’s the second time that we’ve won this award in seventeen series and it’s for the whole team who worked so hard to make Strictly the show that it is so thank you from all of us to every single one of you.


CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN: To everyone at the BBC, to Charlotte, to Kate, to Joe Wallis, to Susie   Lamb, to absolutely everyone at BBC Studios.  Huge thanks to our fantastic executive producer Sarah James and I’ve just got to mention them.  Nobody has judges like us.  So a huge thank you to Shirley, Craig, Bruno and Moxie.


CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD: Why thank you darlings, and thanks to you too, Tess and Claudia.  Can I just say ladies, you two are simply fabulous.


SHIRLEY BALLAS: A huge thank you to all the celebrities who throw themselves into the magical world of Strictly.


MOTSI MABUSE: Thank you to the professional dancers.  I always say that you guys are the heart of the show.  Thank you for your creativity.  Thank you for your dedication and thank you for your hard work.


BRUNO TONIOLI: But there biggest thank you goes to all of you, our viewers.  I’m telling you, without you, we would not be here and we really hope to keep you entertained and happy for many years to come


CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD: There’s just one thing left to do darlings. Oh yes, you knew I had one at home all the time.