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Darren and Lilia


As Strictly Come Dancing’s most successful couple, Darren & Lilia need little introduction.  

Darren and Lilia are the most successful dance couple of their generation, winning 4 British amateur championships, 3 UK championships and representing Great Britain at the World and European Championships. Turning professional in 2003, they won the British National Professional Championship two years running and made the final of the World and European Championships. 

They joined the cast of Strictly Come Dancing in 2004 and immediately won the show in consecutive years. At his first attempt Darren, dancing with Jill Halfpenny from Eastenders, won the show and then went on to win the Champion of Champions dance off. In 2005, Lilia waltzed off with the title while partnering cricketing star Darren Gough, after which they also went on to win the International Christmas special.

Today, they continue to perform to audiences across the world with their thrilling theatre shows and corporate performances and are still regarded as one of Britain’s finest Ballroom dance couples. They are still involved with the ‘Dancing with the stars’ brand around the world as choreographers and producers in many countries. Darren is currently head judge of the Middle East version which aired on MTV across the Middle East. attached it a performance for `Dancing with the Stars’ with Middle East with singer Nancy Ajram.


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