Full Strictly Come Dancing Line Up Revealed

The dance contest is almost upon us!

The BBC have been slowly releasing the names of this year's set of contestants for the annual Strictly Come Dancing, keeping the guessing game going until now.

The full line up for the newest series has finally been announced and as we previously learned, contains one Irish star.

Last night three new celebrities were added to the pack bringing the total amount of dancing hopefuls to fifteen.

The three newly added faces are long jump star Greg Rutherford, Birds of a Feather's Lesley Joseph and EastEnders actress Tameka Empson who plays Kim Fox.

These three celebs will be accompanying the already announced singer Anastacia, model Daisy Lowe, gymnast Claudia Fragapane, TV Judge Robert Rinder, presenter Ode Oduba, former MP Ed Balls, former Hollyoaks actor Danny Mac, singer Louise Redknapp, BBC Breakfast's Naga Munchetty, radio DJ Melvin Odoom, singer Will Young, and TV presenter and Bray lady, Laura Whitmore.

The show is set to kick off on Saturday 3rd September on BBC1 with 'Strictly Come Dancing - The Launch Show''. It is during this show that the celebrities are paired with their professional dancers and we learn a bit more about them all!


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