Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Line up of contestants confirmed

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 cast: Celebrities who are on the line up

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Here is the line up of celebrity contestants confirmed for the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line up.

The Strictly Come Dancing cast of 2018 have been announced and here we recap all the names officially.

A total of of fifteen celebs make up the line up for this year's series.

Strictly will begin in September on BBC One where the celebrities will be unveiled in a red carpet launch and matched up with their pro dancers.

Who's on Strictly Come Dancing 2018? Line up of confirmed contestants

Ahead of the launch here are a list of confirmed contestants on the Strictly Come Dancing lineup for 2018.

Katie Piper - author, TV presenter and charity campaigner. Pro partner: Gorka Marquez
Vick Hope - Capital Radio DJ and TV presenter. Pro partner: Graziano Di Prima
Faye Tozer - Steps star. Pro partner: Giovanni Pernice
Joe Sugg - YouTube star. Pro partner: Dianne Buswell

Graeme Swann - England cricketer. Pro partner: Oti Mabuse
Danny John-Jules - Red Dwarf actor. Pro partner: Amy Dowden
Ranj Singh - TV Doctor on This Morning. Pro partner: Janette Manrara
Stacey Dooley - BBC Three documentary maker. Pro partner: Kevin Clifton

Ashley Roberts - Pussycat Dolls singer. Pro partner: Pasha Kovalev
Kate Silverton - BBC News journalist. Pro partner: Aljaž Škorjanec
Seann Walsh - Comedian. Pro partner: Katya Jones
Lee Ryan - Blue singer turned EastEnders actor. Pro partner: Nadiya Bychkova

Lauren Steadman - Paratriathlete. Pro partner: AJ Pritchard
Susannah Constantine - Television presenter and fashion journalist. Pro partner: Anton Du Beke
Charles Venn - Casualty actor. Pro partner: Karen Clifton

Meanwhile, the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 pros have been revealed

The BBC Has confirmed three new pros for 2018: They are Italian Latin Champion Graziano Di Prima, Professional South African Latin Champion Johannes Radebe and four-time winner of the Italian Dance Championship Luba Mushtuk.

But we have lost two Strictly pros: Brendan Cole, a series original, and Chloe Hewitt, who joined in 2016, will both be leaving the show.

Louise Rainbow, Executive Producer, Strictly Come Dancing, said: “This is the biggest line-up of pros that we’ve ever had on Strictly. We are so lucky to have such an array of talent. A huge thank you goes to Brendan from all of us for 15 amazing series of Strictly. We wish him all the very best with his future projects. We would also like to thank Chloe and wish her well.”

As for the judges, Shirley Ballas will return as head judge on Strictly Come Dancing for the next series, alongside Darcey Bussell, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli.

Craig said: "I think it is a great team and it was really good last year. I can't wait to get back into it."

Strictly Come Dancing returns to TV on Saturday, September 22 at 6:15PM with the first live show of the series.

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