The BBC has confirmed that the 2021 series of Strictly Come Dancing has kicked off.
In addition, they have published a list of the professional dancers participating this year.
Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will repeat their roles as presenters.
And our Strictly favorites like Oti Mabuse and Giovanni Pernice will return to train celebrities on the dance floor.
Anton Du Beke, who briefly stood up for Motsi Mabuse as a judge last year, will return to the show in 2021, but this time as a dancer.
Rumors are also swirling about the potential celebrity cast for the show, Liverpool Echo reports.
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Full List of Professional Dancers for Strictly’s 2021 Series:
- Aljaž Škorjanec
- Amy Dowden
- Anton Du Beke
- Dianne Buswell
- Giovanni Pernice
- Gorka Marquez
- Graziano Di Prima
- Janette Manrara
- Johannes Radebe
- Karen Hauer
- Katya Jones
- Luba Mushtuk
- Nadiya Bychkova
- Nancy Xu
- Neil Jones
- Oti Mabuse
The rumored celebrity cast for Strictly 2021:
Death in Paradise star Ralf Little said he would never say never to continue strictly.
He said hello !: “I think it’s very easy to reject these things.
“I think people who do Strictly and do well are learning a real skill, an art form, and there is something really rewarding about that.”
The TV host admitted he was “very close” to joining the series last year.
Ben told Metro, “I was very close to doing Strictly last year, but she was [his children] would be absolutely adamant, it would be the most embarrassing thing that had ever happened to them in their life.
“So it didn’t happen because you are my fiercest critics and I couldn’t stand the shame.”
When asked if she would go ahead strictly, Maya told RadioTimes, “I don’t know, I always say I don’t know, I would never say never about any of these things.”
Gogglebox star Tom Malone Jr. has announced that he would like to take part in Strictly Come Dancing after leaving the Channel 4 show.
He told that express: “If the opportunity arose to continue strictly as a candidate, I’ve never played a ballroom in my life. So it would be interesting to see someone break down.”
Strictly 2021 judge
Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Motsi Mabuse are expected to return to the panel.
Due to coronavirus restrictions, Bruno Tonioli was unable to take part in the 2020 series.
It has not been confirmed whether he will appear on this year’s show.