The final three celebrities taking part in Strictly Come Dancing were revealed live tonight on BBC One’s The One Show.
Mrs Brown’s Boys actress Jennifer Gibney, MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace and Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott joined presenters Chris Evans and Gabby Logan live in the studio to make the announcement. Fans of the show now know all 15 of the celebrities taking part in this year’s series.
Jenny said: “As a child I wrote to Blue Peter asking could I dance with Pan’s People. Now at last I get a chance to earn my badge – excited doesn’t cover it!!”
Tim said: “I’m delighted to be joining Strictly Come Dancing. My wife and I are big fans of the show and this year we’ll be celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary. She loves dancing but it’s never really been my specialty. I would love to pick up even just a few moves so that come our anniversary, I can take her out and show her a good time!”
Gregg said: “I absolutely love the show and I love dancing! I cannot wait to get engrossed and live in a Strictly bubble!”
The full line-up for this year’s contest is Frankie Bridge, Judy Murray, Alison Hammond, Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, Sunetra Sarker, Jake Wood, Steve Backshall, Scott Mills, Pixie Lott, Caroline Flack, Jennifer Gibney, Gregg Wallace and Tim Wonnacott.
Strictly Come Dancing will launch at 8pm on Sunday 7th September on BBC One where viewers will find out which celebrity is paired with which pro dancer.