trictly Come Dancing has confirmed the beginning date for this yr’s season.
The favored BBC One present will return to tv screens on September 18.
The BBC shared the information on Friday by tweeting a video of McFly star Tom Fletcher, who will likely be competing on the dance flooring this yr, holding up a paddle with the quantity 15 on it.
The accompanying message stated: “The countdown is ON! Solely 15 days to go till TomFletcher and our £Strictly stars hit the dancefloor.”
The upcoming sequence will see stars together with comic Robert Webb, Free Girls panellist Judi Love and Olympic champion swimmer Adam Peaty work on their dancing expertise.
Additionally competing will likely be former rugby participant Ugo Monye, EastEnders actress Nina Wadia, TV presenter AJ Odudu, Dragons’ Den investor Sara Davies, Coronation Avenue star Katie McGlynn, BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker, TV presenter Tilly Ramsay, CBBC host Rhys Stephenson and actor Greg Sensible.
EastEnders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis would be the first-ever deaf contestant to look within the sequence.
Former Bake Off winner John Whaite will likely be taking to the dance flooring in one other first for Strictly, as one half of an all-male pairing.
The upcoming sequence may also see Anton Du Beke swap his dance footwear for a full-time position on the judging panel.
The 55-year-old skilled dancer, who judged for a two-week stint through the 2020 sequence, will be part of Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and Shirley Ballas on the panel.
He’ll take over from Bruno Tonioli, who stays unable to participate because of journey uncertainty attributable to the pandemic as a result of he lives within the US and is a choose on American sequence Dancing With The Stars on the identical time.
There may also be 4 new skilled dancers becoming a member of the line-up – Kai Widdrington, from the Irish model of Dancing With The Stars, former Let’s Dance Germany skilled Nikita Kuzmin, reigning South African Latin champion Cameron Lombard, and The Best Dancer winner Jowita Przystal.
Extra reporting by PA