How to watch Strictly Come Dancing Final 2022 online from anywhere

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How to watch Strictly Come Dancing Final 2022
Stream from anywhere with ExpressVPN7.05pm GMT, Sat Dec 17BBC One / BBC iPlayer (UK)

How to watch Strictly Come Dancing Final 2022: preview

This year has seen return of Strictly Come Dancing at its full, sequined best. Live audiences have filled the seats, fellow contestants have brush shoulders with one another, and we returned to the famous Blackpool Ballroom. With just one whisper of Kim Marsh testing positive for Covid, Tess and Claudia have brought us home to the comforts of wintry Saturday night television. Now down to our final four couples, find out how to watch Strictly Come Dancing: The Final 2022 online live and see who will raise the Strictly Glitter Ball.

Three dances apiece remain between our final four couples and the coveted Glitter Ball. Fleur and Veto, Helen and Gorka, Molly and Carlos, and Hamza and Jowita will each perform a dance chosen by the judges, their favourite dance of the season, and an explosive Showdance.

Fleur and Vito are the only couple to score a perfect 40 for their Couple's Choice to a Destiny's Child megamix, which they've chosen to perform again in tonight's final. 

Still, there have been plenty of 10-score paddles elsewhere for our other finalists. Wildlife filmmaker Hamza has scored 39 for both his Charleston and Salsa. Tonight will see the return of his Salsa to the song 'Ecuador', as well as his Couple's Choice with Jowita which takes inspiration from Afrobeats and his heritage.

Helen and Gorka are the other couple bringing back their Couple's Choice from Musical Week, while Children's TV presenter Molly Rainford and her partner Carlos Gu have chosen to bring their sensual Rumba back to the Strictly ballroom.

Make sure you're in front of a screen this Saturday night and know how to watch the Strictly Come Dancing final online from anywhere with our guide below.

Strictly Final dances and songs

Judge's choice

  • Fleur and Vito - Samba to Hot Hot Hot by Arrow
  • Helen and Gorka - Jive to Tightrope by Janelle Monáe
  • Molly and Carlos - Quickstep to Love on Top by Beyoncé
  • Hamza and Jowita - Salsa to Ecuador by Sash! feat. Rodriguez

Couple's favourite dance:

  • Fleur and Vito - Couple's Choice to Destiny's Child megamix
  • Helen and Gorka - Couple's Choice to Mein Herr from Cabaret
  • Molly and Carlos - Rumba to All the Man I Need by Whitney Houston
  • Hamza and Jowita - Couple's Choice to Jerusalema Remix by Master KG feat. Burna Boy and Nomcebo Zikode


  • Fleur and Vito to Find Me by Sigma feat. Birdy
  • Helen and Gorka to Shine by Emeli Sandé
  • Molly and Carlos to Kiss/1999 by Prince
  • Hamza and Jowita to Let's Face the Music and Dance by Irving Berlin

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How to watch Strictly Come Dancing Final online FREE in the UK

BBC One 7.05pm GMT Saturday, December 17

After 12 intensive weeks learning Ballroom and Latin, it all boils down to three more dances apiece for our final four Strictly couples. But who will raise the Glitter Ball this year? Tune into BBC One at 7.05pm GMT on Saturday, December 17 for one last wink of sequins.

BBC One is free-to-air with a valid TV licence, with the option to watch live online and on catch-up through BBC iPlayer. Away from home?

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How to watch Strictly Come Dancing online when abroad

For anyone abroad right now who still wants to experience the glitz and glam of Strictly, you might struggle from outside of the UK. But don't let geo-restrictions come between you and your weekly fix of ballroom dancing. 

Simply downloading and installing a VPN to your device will let you watch Strictly Come Dancing on the BBC iPlayer from anywhere. A VPN effectively tricks your device into thinking it's in another location by changing the IP address to elsewhere in the world.  

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Three simple steps to using a VPN to watch Strictly Come Dancing 

1. Download and install a VPN - we recommend ExpressVPN

2. Connect to the relevant server location - launch the VPN app, click on 'choose location' and select the right location i.e. UK for iPlayer

3. Head to the chosen broadcaster's live stream - in this case, head to the BBC iPlayer

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