When is the next Strictly Come Dancing contestant revealed? All you need to know!

Here’s all the latest on when Strictly Come Dancing’s next celebrity will be revealed.


The countdown to Strictly Come Dancing has started with the BBC currently in the process of announcing the names officially taking part.

The final celebrity reveal will take place tonight during The Lateish Show on Channel 4 at 10PM.

Announcements started last week on The One Show where the first three celebrities were confirmed as McFly’s Tom Fletcher, comedian Robert Webb and TV presenter AJ Odudu.

Further announcements have been TV chef John Whaite, actor Nina Wadia, star of Dragons’ Den Sara Davies MBE, BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker and actress Katie McGlynn.

Also confirmed for the cast are EastEnders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis, social media influencer and CBBC presenter Tilly Ramsay and actor Greg Wise.

Meanwhile earlier today saw lympian Adam Peaty and TV personality Judi Love announced for the cast.


We’ll keep you updated with all the latest news and reveals on our website, on Twitter and Facebook.

Rumoured names for 2021’s Strictly Come Dancing line up currently include BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker, Good Morning Britain stars Alex Beresford and Laura Tobin, Years & Years singer & actor Olly Alexander, former Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas, Gordon Ramsay’s daughter and social media star Tilly and rugby player and new Question Of Sport team captain Ugo Monye.

More rumoured celebs for the show are actor Gregory Piper from Line Of Duty, former England footballer Peter Crouch, Westlife singer Mark Feehily, fitness guru Joe Wicks, former England footballer Michael Owen and BBC weatherman Tomasz Schafernaker.

Meanwhile this year show will introduce four new professionals – Dancing With The Stars Ireland pro Kai Widdrington; former Let’s Dance Germany’s Nikita Kuzmin; reigning African Latin Champion Cameron Lombard; and The Greatest Dancer champion Jowita Przystal.

Presented by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, Strictly begins in the autumn on BBC One

Over on spin-off It Takes Two, Janette Manrara will present following Zoe Ball stepping down.


Motsi Mabuse, Craig Revel Horwood and Shirley Ballas will be back on the panel with Anton Du Beke joining the panel this series. Bruno Tonioli is unable to take part in 2021 due to ongoing travel and quarantine restrictions due to the pandemic.

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