Strictly Come Dancing has returned to our TV screens as a host of new contestants have their eyes on the Glitterball trophy.
And among those taking part this year is comedian Jayde Adams. The Bristol-born comic has garnered a number of notable awards throughout her career, including the 2014 Funny Women award.
She was nominated for the highly-desired Best Newcomer award for her debut stand-up hour at Edinburgh Fringe. Jayde, 37, also received global notoriety with her Amazon Prime special, Serious Black Jumper, which was longlisted for an Emmy. Read more: Steph and Danny Miller hailed 'couple goals' with sweet throwback photo Born in Bristol, Jayde went to The University of Glamorgan and currently lives in Leigh-On-Sea.
Speaking of her involvement in this year's competition, she said: "Since I watched the first series in 2004, I feel like every step I’ve taken in my career over the last 11 years was to be on Strictly.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk