Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Catherine Tyldesley to join this year's cast?

Catherine Tyldesley Eva Price

Catherine Tyldesley has hinted she could join this year's Strictly Come Dancing cast.

The actress is best known for playing Eva Price on ITV soap Coronation Street.

However her final scenes aired on Friday night after seven years on the cobbles.

Catherine has been rumoured for Strictly and recently took to Twitter to say she would be "on it" after encouragement from fans.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain previously, Catherine said she loved the show although insisted her main focus for now was on her acting.

"I love watching Strictly, never say never, but at the moment I'm just focusing on the acting. It's a great show it is, but I’m focused on the acting," she said.

Alongside Strictly, Catherine has also been linked to the I'm A Celebrity line up following her Corrie exit.

Meanwhile, radio DJ and TV presenter Vick Hope is also said to have signed up to Strictly 2018.

Vick is a DJ on Capital FM and recently worked as digital host for The Voice UK.

According to The Sun newspaper, Vick is the first celebrity to be officially signed up for the 2018 Strictly cast.

A spokesperson for the BBC commented on the reports: “We do not comment on speculation. The line-up will be announced in due course.”

Other rumoured names Strictly Come Dancing bosses could sign this year include TV personality Anneka Rice, football pundit Chris Kamara and Radio DJ Maya Jama.

More potential celebs Oscar winner Rachel Shenton and The Chase's Mark Labbett have also been tipped to take part in Strictly Come Dancing 2018, alongside former England footballer David James and X Factor star turned TV host Rylan Clark-Neal.

Strictly Come Dancing begins on BBC One in September.

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