We know the contest won't be heading to Blackpool for its special episode filmed in the iconic tower, the home of British ballroom.
A BBC spokesman said: "Blackpool is a milestone moment in every series of Strictly that our audience, our celebs and professional dancers look forward to.
"Whilst we'll be unable to physically go to Blackpool this series, we'll still be celebrating this iconic venue and bringing it to life from our studio in Elstree."
Here's everything you need to know about Strictly 2020...
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Series length
The upcoming season is set to be shorter than we've previously been used to.
"The Strictly Come Dancing team are doing everything they can to bring the nation plenty of Strictly magic later this year," a spokesperson for the show said.
"To ensure we deliver the high standards audiences know and love, and in light of the ongoing considerations around COVID-19, this year’s series of Strictly will have a slightly shorter run than usual.
"The safety of our cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us and further updates will be made in due course," it concluded.
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Social distancing
The BBC's Charlotte Moore said the show would need to "change", and discussed the possibility of eliminating studio audiences in order to cut down the number of people in proximity with cast and crew.
"The other thing I would say is [people think] if it is shiny floor, it needs an audience, and I don't think that's necessarily true," she said.
"When you look at something like Drag Race, which is a big shiny floor talent competition with all sorts of catwalks, singing, dancing, impressions – it never has an audience.
"The audience is the four judges and I don't think it suffers from that at all. I think it is a brilliant show!"
Moore added that finding a way to have Strictly on screens this autumn remains "one of our big priorities", but added: "I think inevitably things are going to change."
Judge Craig Revel Horwood has also spoken about the changes that will have to be made.
"There is some way around it, there has to be. People love the show, it's great entertainment," he said. "We really want it back and I know BBC One are working extremely hard to make that happen for the audience."
Recalling his experience working on Australia's Dancing with the Stars, which had to make changes to its most recent run due to the pandemic, the judge said: "We managed to do it without a studio audience.
"And when people needed to be isolated, one couple, for instance, stayed in a hotel for two weeks and they performed live from the hotel rooftop!"
According to Craig, "remote cameras" were set up and it turned out to be "absolutely amazing".
However, dancers isolating away from families wouldn't be without its challenges. Pro Anton Du Beke has weighed in on why that would, of course, be difficult.
"Potentially we will end up in a hotel for a couple of weeks or a month. That's what has been spoken about and has been provisionally pencilled in. Everything else is contingencies but we're waiting for instructions and the situation is massively fluid at the moment so we will see what happens," he said.
"It will be lovely to be with my Strictly family - they are terrific and I love them all - but being without Hannah and the children will be difficult, especially after having all this time together. I'm hoping we're not going to have to do it but we will wait and see."
Judge Motsi Mabuse spoke about a recent series of Strictly's German equivalent, and how quarantine measures were used in that instance.
"We did have the dancers quarantined in the same hotel and everybody was very careful to really be really restricted from the studio to the hotel," she said.
"I guess if we want to take care of everyone's health we kind of have to stay together and there should be precautions so we are able to deliver the show," Motsi added.
Here's what else we know about the series, however it ends up looking...
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: judges
Due to travel restrictions, Bruno Tonioli's judging role will be rather different this year.
“For years and years I’ve spent two days of each week on the plane flying between London and LA," Bruno told The Sun.
“I leave America on Wednesday and come back every Sunday but now it’s impossible and, because of the current travel restrictions, it’s beyond my control.
“Under normal circumstances I take a deep breath and do the travel. I love the show and love to do it and normally I’m destroyed by Christmas, but this year is different for everyone.
“Under the current restrictions they just won’t allow it. I don’t know what’s going to happen.”
"Vivacious, flamboyant and rambunctious, Bruno Tonioli's infectious energy has delighted Strictly audiences for seventeen series. Whilst circumstances have meant that Bruno is currently in Los Angeles, he's determined to be part of the Strictly series this year," a statement released by Strictly read.
"Bruno will be keeping a close eye on the series throughout the run and will be involved remotely in the Sunday night Results show each week, from across the pond. Plus, Bruno will be making his grand return to the show full time towards the end of the series."
Bruno said of his newly-shaped role: "I absolutely adore being part of Strictly and can't wait to see what incredible dancing this year has in store! Lockdown has resulted in me being in LA for the foreseeable, but I'm excited to be involved as much as I possibly can. There was no cha-cha-chance I'd miss out!"
It's currently unclear whether Strictly will bring in a new judge to keep Bruno's seat warm in the studio. Watch this space for more news.
It's expected Shirley Ballas, Motsi Mabuse and Craig Revel Horwood will be judging as per previous series.
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Celebrity contestants
The contestants confirmed to be taking part are:
Actor Caroline Quentin
Ex American football player Jason Bell
The Wanted Singer Max George
WANTED - a singer / songwriter willing to learn to dance. Must be available Saturday nights. Step forward @MaxGeorge! Our third #Strictly celebrity of 2020! 🎤— BBC Strictly ✨ (@bbcstrictly) September 1, 2020
👉 https://t.co/8Q4dB3cFrp pic.twitter.com/8OoT95H1wm
Good Morning Britain journalist and presenter Ranvir Singh
This just in... GMB presenter, newsreader and journalist Ranvir Singh @ranvir01 is our latest signing. She's sure to make #Strictly headlines in 2020!— BBC Strictly ✨ (@bbcstrictly) September 2, 2020
👉 https://t.co/THS6KSimKk pic.twitter.com/URUeoMn5aH
Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo
Olympic boxer Nicola Adams OBE
Nicola announced that she's going to be part of the show's first same-sex pairing.
"I wanted to thank the BBC for supporting me and making me the first ever all female-pairing; and it’s amazing to be a part of the movement for change, diversity and breaking boundaries in the entertainment industry," she said.
Comedian, musician and actor Bill Bailey
Yes... it's no joke. Award-winning comedian, presenter, multi-instrumentalist and soon-to-be ballroom dancer Bill Bailey, is booked for #Strictly 2020! 🙌— BBC Strictly ✨ (@bbcstrictly) September 3, 2020
👉 https://t.co/n4uDADTFgJ @BillBailey pic.twitter.com/OMNFprtZNA
Television presenter, former Royal Marine and Invictus Games medallist JJ Chalmers
Reality TV star Jamie Laing (who was forced to pull out of the show in 2019 due to injury)
We left the ballroom door open for his return. Now it’s finally Jamie Laing's chance to dance and make it past the #Strictly launch show! 😘— BBC Strictly ✨ (@bbcstrictly) September 3, 2020
👉 https://t.co/6dYpninRDK @JamieLaing_UK pic.twitter.com/wddAIvFHeJ
EastEnders actor Maisie Smith
Former Home Secretary and political broadcaster Rt Hon Jacqui Smith
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Pro dancers
The pro dancer line-up has been revealed as Aljaž Škorjanec, Amy Dowden, Anton Du Beke, Dianne Buswell, Giovanni Pernice, Gorka Marquez, Graziano Di Prima, Janette Manrara, Johannes Radebe, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Luba Mushtuk, Nadiya Bychkova, Nancy Xu, Neil Jones, and Oti Mabuse.
Former dancer Kevin Clifton - who won the series last year with celebrity partner Stacey Dooley - confirmed that he was leaving the show after seven years.
The 37-year-old star announced the news on Twitter, revealing that he was stepping down to focus on other aspects of his career.
"The past seven years have been some of the most wonderful of my life,"Kevin posted. "I am grateful to the BBC and Strictly Come Dancing for giving me the opportunity to have been part of something truly special."
Another pro not returning is AJ Pritchard. In a social media statement announcing his departure, AJ's team said:
"After four years on Strictly Come Dancing, AJ has decided the time is right to leave the show and follow his dreams to explore opportunities in the presenting world alongside his brother Curtis.
"AJ would like to thank the team at Strictly and everyone at the BBC for giving him such a brilliant opportunity.
"AJ would also like to send his love and gratitude to all who have followed and supported his career. He is excited for you all to join him on the next chapter of his journey."
Strictly Come Dancing 2020: air date
It's been reported the show will start in late October and run until late December, but that's not been confirmed by the BBC. Watch this space for more news.
Strictly Come Dancing airs on BBC One.
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