Who is Knickerbocker Glory on The Masked Dancer? Their true identity has been confirmed in the semi-final!
The first ever series of The Masked Dancer airs all this week on ITV.
The show sees celebs fight to put on the most exciting dance routine all while their identities are a secret thanks to dazzling masks and costumes.
The Masked Dancer UK series 1 is presented by Joel Dommett joined by judges Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall, Oti Mabuse and Jonathan Ross.
One of the masked dancers on the series in 2021 is Knickerbocker Glory – who is the celebrity hiding behind the costume?
Who is Knickerbocker Glory on The Masked Dancer?
In the semi-final, Knickerbocker Glory was unmasked as Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood.
He said: “I haven’t danced for years and thought it a fun challenge.”
In their first dance, Knickerbocker Glory performed to Lady Gaga & Beyoncé hit Telephone before dancing to And All That Jazz from Chicago for their second routine. In their third performance, Knickerbocker Glory performed to Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels by Todrick Hall. In the semi-final, Knickerbocker Glory performed to a mash up of Luis Fonsi’s Despacito and Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You.
In their clue packages, Knickerbocker Glory provided references to the seaside, RuPaul’s Drag Race, cooking and magic.
In a teaser clue, which saw the mystery dancers give the panel a hint about their identity with two words blanked, Knickerbocker Glory said: “As a young scoop, I won a BLANK contest with my jelly BLANK.”
In Episode 3, Knickerbocker Glory offered two lies and a truth: “You can put me in your pocket for a good reason”, “I went from late nights to early mornings”, “My other costume is a cat suit”.
Many fans were correct in guessing who was behind the mask, as was panellist Oti.
“Knickerbocker glory is Craig Revel Horwood!! @ThisisDavina! If it’s not I’ll eat my hat!” one fan declared confidently prior to the reveal.
Another added: “Knickerbocker Glory is deffo Craig R-V Grinning face #MaskedDancerUK”
“Knickerbocker Glory is definitely Craig Revel Horwood #MaskedDancerUK” agreed a third.
Others had predicted Knickerbocker Glory could be a star of RuPaul’s Drag Race while other guesses included Jason Donovan, Amanda Holden and Debbie McGee.
The Masked Dancer’s first season airs nightly this week on ITV and the ITV Hub.
Episodes are available to watch online with the ITV website.
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