The BBC has announced a series of specials including Strictly: The Best Of The Final, which will pay tribute to Flack, who won the 12th series of the celebrity dance contest in 2014.
Flack’s former dance partner Pasha Kovalev and her dancer friend Janette Manrara will be among those sharing their memories of the late TV star, whose life was so tragically cut short earlier this year.
The BBC had previously announced three other Strictly specials to fill its schedules, as the dance competition will be shorter this year due to social distancing measures put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
These are Strictly: The Best Of Movies, Strictly: The Best Of Musicals, and Strictly: The Best Of Blackpool, looking back at highlights from the past 17 years of the dance show.
Hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, each special will feature Strictly judges Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse, Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli, as well as the show’s professional dancers and special guests, reminiscing about their favourite moments from the show.
The BBC has also confirmed Strictly: The Christmas Countdown, revealing the 25 most memorable dances of all time as voted for by viewers.
Flack died a month before she was due to face trial, accused of assaulting Burton, though he did not want the charges to go ahead.
Flack firmly denied being an abuser, and said in an unpublished social media post released by her family that the incident was an argument and accident.
An inquest recently revealed Flack had had suicidal thoughts prior to her death and had been prescribed medication for insomnia in December 2019, just after being charged.
Her family have accused the Crown Prosecution Service of pursuing a “show trial” against her because she was in the public eye.
Strictly Come Dancing – which usually lasts for 13 weeks – will return to screens in October this year.
The shorter series is due to a time period of 14 days needed to quarantine the professional dancers after they have lived together in a hotel while filming group dances.
The celebrity contestants – who may be reduced from 15 to 13 – will also be kept in a “bubble” to allow them to dance in close contact with their professional partners during the competition. And there is unlikely to be the usual live studio audience.
A spokesperson shared in a statement: "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."
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