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Kym Marsh and Helen Skelton lead Strictly stars storming red carpet at Pride of Britain

Strictly Come Dancing's Kym Marsh and Helen Skelton led the glamour on the red carpet for the 2022 Pride of Britain Awards.

Most of the Strictly cast turned out for the prestigious event as Nadiya Bychkova and Kai Widdrington were every bit the power couple as they stepped out in stunning ensembles.

The professional dancers, who have now both been eliminated from the competition, smouldered on the red carpet.

Nadiya looked incredible in a show-stopping metallic green off-the-shoulder dress as she posed for the cameras.

The emerald gown showed off her impossibly long legs with a hip-high split and she topped off the look with a nude clutch bag while she pulled her long blonde hair into a slick pony tail.

Meanwhile, her partner Kai looked just as dapper in a black suit and waistcoat, with a matching black tie.

Kym Marsh stunned in an off-the-shoulder dress (Daily Mirror)
The Countryfile star oozed confidence as she beamed for the cameras on the red carpet (Daily Mirror)

The professional dancers were joined by several of their Strictly Come Dancing co-stars for the heartwarming evening.

Head judge Shirley Ballas looked sensational in a sparkly off-the-shoulder jumpsuit as she greeted fans on the red carpet.

Her chocolate brown locks hung in loose waves and she added a touch of crimson red lipstick to complete her look.

Elsewhere, former Coronation Street star Kym Marsh gave fans the cold shoulder in a stunning black Bardot gown.

Kym Marsh wowed in a stunning black Bardot gown (David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)
Kai and Nadiya looked gorgeous together on the red carpet (David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)

The Strictly star's dress revealed a slither of leg and she added a diamond heart necklace.

Much-loved star Ellie Simmonds, who also opted for a black number, walked the red carpet with dance partner Nikita.

Speaking to The Mirror, Ellie gushed: “Pride of Britain is so special because it’s honouring the people of Britain. There’s so many worthy award winners and it’s always an emotional night.

Swimming champion Ellie was a picture of sophistication in her sheer black dress (Daily Mirror)
Ellie Simmonds and Nikita Kuzmin (Daily Mirror)

"To be here and to celebrate them it’s just such a good night.”

Ellie looked beautiful in the show-stopping black gown, which had a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves.

Elsewhere, Helen Skelton opted for a much more daring look as she sported a bright green floor-length gown with cut-out detailing.

Helen posed up a storm on the red carpet (Daily Mirror)
Nadiya looked incredible in a show-stopping metallic green off-the-shoulder dress (David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)

The Countryfile star oozed confidence as she beamed for the cameras on the red carpet.

Helen topped off her sensational look with silver accessories including an eye-catching clutch bag and some killer heels.

Elsewhere, former Strictly professional Janette Manrara looked sensational in an eye-catching pattered frock with an exaggerated neckline and shoulders.

Shirley Ballas added some sparkle to the red carpet in her incredible jump suit (David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)
Shirley was in high spirits as she walked the red carpet (David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)

This year's festivities are hosted by Carol Vorderman and Ashley Banjo, the ceremony celebrates the nation's heroes in the annual award ceremony.

Carol, 61, looked red hot in a figure-hugging red dress that nipped her in at the waist.

The Countdown Queen who has hosted the event since 1999, said: "We’ll have 12 incredible winners again this year, but it's difficult for the judging panel because we have thousands of nominations and everyone on the shortlist could easily win.

Carol, 61, looked red hot in a figure-hugging red dress that nipped her in at the waist (Getty Images)
Janette Manrara looked dazzling (David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock)

"We try to reflect what’s happened in Britain in the last year, so you’ll recognise people who have been in the news, but we aim to balance that with stories nobody has heard before. It’s a magical combination."

The Strictly Come Dancing professionals and celebs were also joined by Idris Elba, Michael Sheen, Anna Friel, Frank and Christine Lampard, Derek Chisora, Dame Mary Berry, Holly Willoughby, Big Narstie, Molly May Hague and Tommy Fury, Olly Murs, Kate Garraway and Emily Atack.

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This year's winners include a teenager who saved the lives of a young boy and her father before coming close to being swept to her death in a river and brave police officers wounded in a frenzied knife attack.

A sailor who led a four-hour mission to save 27 men from a burning ship in towering seas and a schoolboy who tackles endurance challenges on his walking frame to raise money for charity are also among the winners.

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