The BBC announced today that three more professional dancers will be joining the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.
The all-British dancers include World Champion Neil Jones and British and European Youth Latin and Ballroom Champions, AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt, who will be the youngest ever professional dancers to appear on Strictly Come Dancing.
AJ said, “Watch out Strictly, here I come, it is going to be amazing and I feel ecstatic!”
Chloe said, “My childhood dream of being on Strictly Come Dancing is now reality! The sheer excitement is exhilarating and I cannot wait to be part of the Strictly family.”
Neil added, "I am so thrilled to be joining the cast of Strictly Come Dancing! As a British dancer I have grown up watching this amazing show, it is a massive honour and I am feeling pumped and excited to be part of the Strictly family."
They join the pros already confirmed for the new series, which already include a trio of newbies: Aljaz Skorjanec, Anton Du Beke, Brendan Cole, Pasha Kovalev, Kevin Clifton, Gorka Marquez, Giovanni Pernice, Karen Clifton, Joanne Clifton, Katya Jones, Janette Manrara, Natalie Lowe, Oti Mabuse and Oksana Platero.
Louise Rainbow, Executive Producer of Strictly Come Dancing said, “We are very excited that three British champions are joining the Strictly family.
"Our viewers are in for such a treat this year and I hope they give our new dancers a big Strictly welcome!”
Strictly Come Dancing returns for its 14th series this autumn on BBC One.