Line Of Duty stars ‘wanted for Strictly Come Dancing line up’

A trio of Line Of Duty stars have been linked to this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.


It’s claimed that BBC bosses are keen to sign a member of the cast of the hit BBC drama.

The final episode of Line Of Duty series six aired on BBC One on Sunday night, watched by almost 13 million viewers.

Could we next see one of the show’s stars in the Strictly ballroom this autumn?

Those rumoured include Gregory Piper, who plays PC Ryan Pilkington, Vicky McClure who plays Detective Constable Kate and Shalom Brune-Franklin, who plays DC Chloe Bishop.

A source told The Sun newspaper: “Line Of Duty is the biggest show on telly by miles so Strictly producers would love to secure one of its stars to take part.”

As yet no names have been officially announced for this year’s Strictly.


Other names linked to the 2021 Strictly Come Dancing cast currently include BBC weatherman Tomasz Schafernaker, fitness guru Joe Wicks and Westlife star Mark Feehily.

More rumoured celebs for the show are Good Morning Britain stars Alex Beresford and Laura Tobin and TV personality Stacey Solomon.

Meanwhile the pros on the new series will be Aljaž Škorjanec, Amy Dowden, Anton Du Beke, Dianne Buswell, Giovanni Pernice, Gorka Marquez, Graziano Di Prima and Janette Manrara.

They’ll join Johannes Radebe, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Luba Mushtuk, Nadiya Bychkova, Nancy Xu, Neil Jones and Oti Mabuse.


Fronted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, Strictly begins in the autumn on BBC One.

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