BBC Radio 2's Richie Anderson has signed up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing.The BBC series is scheduled to return next month with presenters Tess Daly, 53, and Claudia Winkleman, 50, back as hosts, while Motsi Mabuse, 41, Shirley Ballas, 61, and Craig Revel Horwood, 57, will be returning to the judging panel, as well as Anton Du Beke, 56, who will be a permanent judge this series.
Hollyoaks star Will Mellor was the first confirmed contestant to take part in the show on Thursday morning, with Kym Marsh joining him on the line-up not long after.
Now, Richie, has been confirmed as the third celebrity joining the 2022 show. The news was announced on Zoe Ball's Breakfast show, where he said: “This is a dream come true!
I cannot wait to get in those sparkles and sequins and shimmy across the most famous dance floor in the world! Strictly is the ultimate feel-good show, as soon as I hear that iconic theme tune it’s just pure escapism. “I’m going to have to cancel my legendary Strictly launch night kitchen party that I throw every year, I’m sure my friends and family will understand." "It’s also a massive honour to be part of an all-male dance partnership, it’s so important we have that inclusion on such a huge show," he added.Read more on ok.co.uk