The sequence is beginning later and with fewer celebrities however this autumn’s Strictly Come Dancing goes to be each bit as aggressive.
Kate Phillips, boss of BBC leisure, stated: “Strictly is a barely shorter run however, aside from that, I don’t suppose will probably be a lesser present. If something, I believe this sequence will probably be moderately particular.” The sequence – hosted by Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly – kicks off on October 24.
Now the 12-strong line-up has been introduced, it appears like there are already loads of contenders to waltz away with this 12 months’s glitterball trophy.
Right here we have a look at how suited they’re to the cha cha problem forward.
Jason Bell, 42
Profession: Vigorous TV presenter grew up in California and performed cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans and New York Giants. He now stars on the BBC’s NFL protection with Mark Chapman and Osi Umenyiora.
More than likely to: Be good on the lifts.
Least prone to: Carry out to a Ladies Aloud quantity – he cut up with Nadine Coyle in 2014.
Jacqui Smith, 57
Profession: The ex-Labour MP, from Worcestershire, turned the primary feminine House Secretary in 2007 however give up in 2009 amid the bills scandal.
More than likely to: Attempt to declare for her lunches/coffees/snacks throughout coaching.
Least prone to: Ever cease speaking. She says she was speechless with pleasure at being requested to affix Strictly… “and that’s very uncommon for me”.
Clara Amfo, 36
Profession: The Radio 1 DJ grew up in South-West London and fronts the BBC’s Glastonbury protection.
More than likely to: Take pleasure in herself! She says: “Intercourse is a unbelievable, pure factor. We might all be having extra
Least prone to: Baulk on the daring costumes, having declared: “I really like a brief skirt to upset my mum.”
HRVY (Harvey Cantwell), 21
Profession: Pop singer and YouTuber from Kent has 10 million followers world wide.
More than likely to: Discover romance on present, saying “Dancing is so intimate, it could spark one thing”.
Least prone to: Exit within the first week – he claims he’ll change his title and go away the nation if
Nicola Adams, 37
Profession: Former boxer from Leeds was the primary lady to take a boxing gold medal, on the London 2012 Olympics.
More than likely to: Make TV historical past by being partnered with one other lady.
Least prone to: Put on billowing ballgowns – a pointy go well with is extra her type.
Caroline Quentin, 60
Profession: The star, who was born in Surrey, is finest recognized for Males Behaving Badly, Jonathan Creek, Blue Homicide, Kiss Me Kate and Life Begins.
More than likely to: Want the performing hadn’t dried up. Least prone to: Final the gap as a result of her knees are “50 years older” than when she did ballet as a baby.
Maisie Smith, 19
Profession: EastEnders actress from Essex has performed Tiffany Butcher since 2008… and was pictured smoking weed earlier this 12 months.
More than likely to: Wind down after coaching with an fascinating cigarette.
Least prone to: Be unhealthy at dancing (if her performing and singing are something to go by).
JJ Chalmers, 33
Profession: The ex-Royal Marine and Invictus Video games medallist from Scotland survived a devastating IED blast in Afghanistan in 2011.
More than likely to: Make viewers cry as he needed to re-learn learn how to stroll after 30 operations to avoid wasting his life. Least prone to: Be fazed by Craig Revel Horwood’s put-downs.
Invoice Bailey, 55
Profession: The comic and musician, from Somerset, has starred in Black Books, By no means Thoughts the Buzzcocks and QI.
More than likely to: Do dad-dancing and be the John Sergeant of this 12 months’s competitors. Least prone to: Win… unkind bookies have put in him because the 50-1 rank outsider.
Ranvir Singh, 43
Profession: TV journalist from Preston is political editor on ITV’s Good Morning Britain.
More than likely to: Benefit from the regime, having moaned she’d placed on a stone throughout lockdown.
Least prone to: Keep awake – she’ll be juggling Strictly along with her day job on GMB plus new Sunday morning present, All Round Britain.
Jamie Laing, 31
Profession: Nicely-off Londoner is finest recognized for Casanova antics in Made in Chelsea and for being an inheritor to the McVities biscuit fortune.
More than likely to: Look a bit upset in the event you inform him to “break a leg” after what occurred on the opening present final 12 months…
Least prone to: Fall over (absolutely?).
Max George, 31
Profession: Mancunian pin-up was in Glad You Got here boy-band The Needed and is at present stepping out with Ryan Giggs’ ex-wife Stacey.
More than likely to: Want he was pretty much as good as his ex-bandmate Jay McGuiness, 30, who gained the glitterball trophy in 2015.
Least prone to: Be pretty much as good as Jay.
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