Strictly Come Dancing 2015 contestants: Countryfile's Anita Rani joins line up

Anita Rani

Countryfile presenter Anita Rani has become the eleventh confirmed celebrity for the new Strictly line up this autumn.

The news was announced tonight on The One Show, the second of two celebs confirmed for the series today following The Wanted singer Jay McGuiness earlier on BBC Radio 1.

“So many elements of Strictly terrify me but I shall try and think #BeyonceAlwaysOnBeat as I hit the dance floor. I'm so excited to indulge that fantasy and hopefully learn some mean moves in the process. Let's get our groove on!” said Anita.

As well as her work on Countryfile, Anita has also appeared on various other TV shows including Watchdog and The One Show.

Jay and Jay join boxer Anthony Ogogo, Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell, singer Peter Andre, Weather presenter Carol Kirkwood, TV host Katie Derham, Corrie star Georgia May Foote, EastEnder Kellie Bright, TV chef Ainsley Harriet and broadcaster Jeremy Vine on the official Strictly 2015 line up so far.

There are now only a handful of celebs yet to be revealed with the final few names set to be confirmed over the next few days.

Those tipped to take to the dancefloor alongside the already confirmed celebs include former X Factor champ Joe McElderry, singer Jamelia and fashion stylist Gok Wan.

Other names rumoured are Call The Wife's Helen George, EastEnder Shane Ritchie and Sky Sports TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher, as well as married couple Jamie and Louise Redknapp and ex ITV presenter Adrian Chiles.

Strictly Come Dancing 2015 starts back on TV in September with the launch date now confirmed for September 5.

The opening show will see the celebs find out their pro partners before a first group dance ahead of the live shows beginning three weeks later.

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