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Graeme Swann catches Strictly Come Dancing selectors' eye at last Note the date: August 21, 2015. As everyone who maintains a collection of these columns in the official Times binders will be able to confirm, that was the day we began agitating for the inclusion of Graeme Swann in the Strictly Come Dancing squad. 2015!

Gemma Atkinson flaunts ripped muscles in jaw-dropping body exposé Rocking a tank top and sweatpants, Atkinson allowed her ripped physique to take centre stage as she showed off her core strength. Captioning the sequence for her 675k followers, she wrote: "Still chipping away at my 'pull ups by Christmas' goal. "This was my last set, so a little wobbly.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Kate Silverton excited for 'dancer getting hold of her' The 48-year-old was revealed to be set to make her debut in Strictly Come Dancing 2018 during The One Show this evening. After being unveiled as one of the celebrities in this year's line up by Alex Jones and Rory Reid on the BBC programme, Kate opened up about appearing in the series.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Seann Walsh and Kate Silverton CONFIRMED for line-up Strictly Come Dancing has confirmed comedian Seann Walsh, 32, and BBC newsreader Kate Silverton, 48, for the line-up. The announcement was made tonight during BBC One's The One Show. Speaking to presenters Alex Jones, 41, and Rory Reid, 38, Kate said of her dancing experience: "Nada.

Louise Redknapp drops jaws in curve-hugging jumpsuit: 'Absolute babe' Looking every inch the Brit bombshell, the former Eternal singer wowed in a khaki green jumpsuit. Thanks to the outfit's cinched-in waist, Louise's hourglass figure was on full display. Rocking nude and black high heels, and with her brunette locks styled poker-straight, Redknapp was more than ready for her close-up.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Matt Baker accidentally revealed next star to sign up? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 has been dropping the names of this year's celebrity line-up since Monday but fans have to wait until tonight's The One Show to find out the tenth and eleventh contestants. However, The One Show host Matt may have accidentally revealed the latest star's identity.

This is where you can see Strictly pro dancers in East Anglia Italian pro Giovanni Pernice is returning to the region in 2019 with his smash hit dance spectacular, choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing's creative director Jason Gilkison. His leading lady will be Luba Mushtuk, Strictly's newest female pro dancer.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh confirmed as tenth and eleventh celebs taking part The American singer, 36, was unveiled on the official Strictly Instagram page on Friday morning. Following the BBC's announcement, Ashley tweeted: "So… the pussycat's out the bag!! Ahhh sooo beyond excited for this adventure!!!

Strictly Come Dancing: Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh join up amid 'last minute' race to fill slots For months rumours have swirled that BBC bosses were struggling to fill places on Strictly Come Dancing - and one of the latest contestants preparing to grace the dance floor says the offer arrived at the "last minute".

This Morning's Dr Ranj wants to be first Strictly Come Dancing star with same sex partner This Morning 's Dr Ranj Singh wants to be the first Strictly Come Dancing star to be in a same sex couple on the dance floor. The prospect of two men or two women together on the hit BBC One show has been debated for years. Now Ranj, 39, named as a contestant this week, said: "I would love to dance with a same sex partner.

Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh confirmed for the Strictly line-up Kate Silverton and Seann Walsh have joined the Strictly Come Dancing line-up, becoming the 10th and 11th announcements. The two celebs were announced as part of the Strictly line-up on BBC1's The One Show, hours after Ashley Roberts was confirmed to be joining the show.

Strictly Come Dancing: Star HITS BACK after fans criticise latest signing Ashely was previously a judge on Dancing On Ice and formed part of girl group and dance ensemble The Pussycat Dolls, which many viewers think leaves her at an unfair advantage over the other celebrity contestants. One fan wrote on Twitter: 'Rather unfair that Ashley Roberts is a contestant on @bbcstrictly… she's a professional dancer!!

Strictly Come Dancing adds two more to line-up Strictly Come Dancing has capped off a whirlwind week of cast announcements by adding two more celebrities to its line-up. Since everyone loves a Friday, the BBC One series is giving fans an extra helping of casting news! Strictly started off the day on Radio 2 this morning by revealing that Ashley Roberts will be joining the show.

Strictly Come Dancing fans furious with 'absolutely ridiculous' Ashley Roberts signing Ashley Roberts has felt the wrath of Strictly Come Dancing fans who have lashed out at her signing, claiming her dance training makes her unfair competition. Roberts, 36, was announced as the ninth celebrity for this year's BBC ballroom show after Chris Evans broke the news on BBC Radio 2.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up Holby City star set to join following hint? "Don't tell anyone because the big reveal is coming up after 8am. You can't get too much publicity, can you?" Ashley - who was due to attend the show later that morning - went on to tweet: "En route to @achrisevans Heard ya mentioned my name already.

Strictly Come Dancing: Ashley Roberts CONFIRMED as ninth star It was revealed on Friday that she will join the roster of stars preparing to hit screens later this year for the forthcoming series, yet many fans pointed out that her days in the band and judging role on Dancing on Ice gave her an unfair advantage.

Stacey Dooley in pictures: Presenter confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2018 Stacey Dooley, 31, has been confirmed as one of the latest contestants to take to the dance floor for Strictly Come Dancing when it returns to the BBC this autumn.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who is Ashley Roberts? Everything you need to know Ashley took to Twitter to address the bizarre reveal, telling her 490,000 followers: "En route to @achrisevans, heard ya mentioned my name already. "Why did I have to get up so early?!" she blasted lightheartedly.

Ashley Roberts 'nervous excited' about joining Strictly Come Dancing Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts has said she is "nervous excited" about taking part in Strictly Come Dancing. The singer was the ninth celebrity contestant announced to take part in BBC One's flagship entertainment show.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 contestants revealed as sparkling line up is teased This year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up is really taking shape, already with the likes of Katie Piper, Ashley Roberts and Joe Sugg confirmed to be taking part.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Ashley Roberts takes swipe at Chris Evans after reveal "Don't tell anyone because the big reveal is coming up after 8am. You can't get too much publicity, can you?" The sexy popstar took to Twitter to address the bizarre reveal, telling her 490,000 followers: "En route to @achrisevans, heard ya mentioned my name already.

Pussycat Dolls babe newest star to join the Strictly line-up Ashley Roberts is the latest celeb to join the Strictly Come Danncing 2018 line-up. The Pussycat Dolls star said she wanted to do the show after her famous friends gushed about their experience. She said: "Daisy Lowe loved it, Flacky said it was one of her favourite projects.

Strictly Come Dancing's Ashley Roberts hits back at fans who point out she's a trained dancer and says she signed up to the show 'last minute' STRICTLY Come Dancing star Ashley Roberts has hit back at fans who pointed out she's a trained dancer. After The Sun confirmed the Pussycat Dolls member, 36, had signed up to the show, it was suggested by critics that she could have an unfair advantage come the live shows - but the American singer doesn't think so.

The Strictly Come Dancing line-up so far The television presenter and former model, 34, is best known for sharing her story about surviving an acid attack in the documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face. The mother of two young daughters, she has said she is excited to show her children her dance moves.

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