Dancing On Ice is back on ITV for a brand new series – who is on the line up in 2021?
Dancing On Ice returned this January for its thirteenth series to date.
Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby are to host Dancing On Ice 2021 – but who will be on the line up?
Here’s a full round up of the confirmed names…
Who’s on Dancing On Ice? Confirmed line up
Myleene is a musician and TV & Radio host who first rose to fame in pop group Hear’Say who were put together in Popstars in 2001. “I just hope my feet are as co-ordinated as my hands – this is the way to find out,” Myleene said on signing up.
Joe-Warren Plant is an actor best known for his role as Jacob Gallagher in ITV soap Emmerdale having appeared since August 2010. He said on joining Dancing On Ice: “I’m so excited to learn something new. I’m in it to win it, 100%.”
Faye Brookes has signed up for this year’s Strictly. The actress is best known for her role of Kate Connor on ITV’s Coronation Street. Faye joined Corrie in 2015 and her final scenes aired last September after she announced her exit in April 2019.
Actor and singer Jason Donovan first rose to fame in Australian soap Neighbours and more recently was in the West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Now he’s confirmed for this year’s DOI cast.
Denise Van Outen
Actress, singer and presenter Denise Van Outen recently appeared on The Masked Singer as the Fox. Now she’s confirmed to have signed up for Dancing On Ice’s next series in a deal said to be worth £40,000.
Capital Radio DJ Sonny Jay is best known for hosting the Capital Radio Breakfast Show alongside Roman Kemp and Sian Welby. He announced “I’m going to be doing Dancing on Ice! I’m so excited, I don’t know how I kept it a secret.”
Athlete Colin Jackson is an Olympic silver medallist turned sports pundit. He previously finished as runner up on Strictly Come Dancing in 2005 – could he go one better on Dancing On Ice?
Graham Bell is an Olympic skier and TV host. On signing up, he confessed: “Ice doesn’t scare me, it’s the dancing” admitting the extent of his dancing experience was confined to “dancing on tables, wearing ski boots in après ski. It’s not graceful and elegant!”
TV personality and wife of Leicester footballer player Jamie Vardy, Rebekah Vardy has been in the headlines over the past year for her ‘WAG war’ with Wayne Rooney’s wife Coleen Rooney. Now Rebekah, who previously appeared on I’m A Celebrity, is set for Dancing On Ice.
Lady Leshurr is a rapper and singer-songwriter. She’s a team captain on ITV2’s Don’t Hate The Playaz and recently took part in Celebrity Masterchef. She said: “I don’t know what I’ve got myself in for but everyone knows me to be that person to just throw myself in at the deep end and I just wing it a lot of the time.”
Reality star Billie Faiers rose to fame on The Only Way Is Essex and now appears alongside sister Sam in ITVBe’s The Mummy Diaries. She said: “I am soooo nervous but so excited… This will honestly be one of my biggest challenges yet!”
Rufus Hound is an actor and comedian who was most recently seen on stage in the West End musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. On signing up, Rufus joked: “I’m doing it for the money. I don’t know if you’ve heard but about six months ago this global pandemic hit and made just about everything I’ve ever done to earn a pound note disappear!”
Olympian Amy Tinkler joined the show as a replacement for injured Denise Van Outen. Amy won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic games and is the 2015 British all-around champion. Amy said: “It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do and it’s definitely a challenge that I really enjoy.”
TV presenter Matt Richardson joined the series in Week 4 after Rufus Hound was forced to leave. He announced on social media: “Very excited to be stepping into @dancingonice with @vickyogden – can’t wait to get out there and try and keep up!”
Dancing On Ice airs Sunday nights on ITV.
Presented by Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, the show will air weekends throughout the winter and spring.