THE NATION’S favourite dance show, Strictly Come Dancing, will shimmy its way triumphantly onto screens later this year for its 15th series.
Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock, Debbie McGee, and The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke are the final 3 celebrities announced for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
Jonnie Peacock, MBE, is an English sprint runner who won gold at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Paralympics.
Debbie McGee is the widow of magician Paul Daniels, and starred as his glamorous assistant during his routines.
Alexandra Burke won the fifth series of The X Factor back in 2008.
Which celebrities are in the confirmed Strictly line-up this year?
Gemma Atkinson is known for appearing on Emmerdale and Hollyoaks, but now she is swapping soaps for Strictly.
Ruth Langsford is the latest ITV presenter to sign up and will be foxtrotting her way on to this year’s show.
Davood Ghadami is this year’s EastEnders actor going on to the show, and producers have him lined up to be this year’s heartthrob.
Mollie King from The Saturdays is the second band member to compete on the show after Frankie Bridge finished runner-up in 2014.
Brian Conley is a panto favourite and TV funny man now part of the dancing show – following his removal from I’m A Celeb in 2012 after he failed to take his anti-depressants.
Rev Richard Coles is a priest and former 80s pop star who had three Top 10 hits with the Communards, now taking to the Strictly floor.
Joe McFadden plays Raffaello di Lucca on Holby City – the TV doctor will be hoping to execute his moves with surgical precision when he gets stuck in to Strictly.
Aston Merrygold’s involvement in the show was revealed exclusively by The Sun – this is despite the JLS star having years of dancing experience.
Simon Rimmer, one half of the Sunday Brunch presenting duo with Tim Lovejoy, was announced as one of the celebs live on the popular Channel 4 show.
Susan Calman is a Scottish comedian and Radio 4 favourite who’s also appeared on QI, Have I Got News for You and Mock The Week.
Charlotte Hawkins is one of the presenters of Good Morning Britain who reads news headlines alongside former Strictly contestants Susanna Reid and Kate Garraway.
Debbie McGee is a TV personality and best known for being the magician’s assistant of her late husband Paul Daniels.
Chizzy Akudolu is an actress, comedian and TV star, best-known for her role as Mo Effanga in hospital-set soap Holby City.
Jonnie Peacock is a Paralympic gold medallist, who was appointed MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to athletics and becomes the first disabled celebrity to grace the show.
Alexandra Burke, who won The X Factor in 2008, what it’s like to win big on a reality TV series, but this time she’ll be competing with her feet rather than her voice