Strictly Come Dancing is strictly for Richard House children’s hospice

PUBLISHED: 14:19 04 August 2011 | UPDATED: 09:52 15 August 2011

Richard House, Beckton

Richard House, Beckton

Richard House

London’s oldest children’s hospice is running its own ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ competition with 30 teams facing off to decide who has the fanciest footwork.

Contestants will spend six weeks getting professional training in Ballroom and Latin dance before showing their new skills in aid of Richard House hospice in Beckton, East London.

The glitzy event is being staged on October 20. Deadline for submissions is August 31, online at

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