Who’s on Strictly Come Dancing 2021? Full line up of celebrity contestants confirmed

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 line up: Cast revealed

The full list of celebrity contestants on Strictly Come Dancing 2021 have been confirmed.


Strictly will return to BBC One in September for its brand new series.

Ahead of the launch, the BBC has been unveiling new names daily for the confirmed line up.

The first were announced on The One Show while further announcements have followed on BBC Breakfast, This Morning, Radio 1, Loose Women and more.

With all contestants now confirmed, here’s a full run down of the confirmed Strictly Come Dancing 2021 line up…

Who’s on Strictly Come Dancing? Line up revealed!

Tom Fletcher – singer and musician from McFly.

Robert Webb – actor, author and comedian.

AJ Odudu – TV presenter.

John Whaite – TV chef and cookery author.

Rhys Stephenson – Actor and children’s TV presenter

Sara Davies MBE – Dragons’ Den entrepreneur and television personality

Dan Walker – BBC Breakfast host


Katie McGlynn – Actress

Matilda ‘Tilly’ Ramsay – Chef, social media influencer and CBBC presenter

Greg Wise – Actor, writer and producer

Nina Wadia – Actress

Rose Ayling-Ellis – EastEnders star

Adam Peaty – Olympic swimmer

Judi Love – comedian, presenter and regular panellist on Loose Women

Ugo Monye – former England rugby player turned sports pundit

The confirmed line up of celebs will go forward to next month’s launch show where they’ll be partnered up with one of the Strictly Come Dancing 2021 professionals, who were announced earlier this year.

They include new dancers Kai Widdrington, Nikita Kuzmin, Cameron Lombard and Jowita Przystal alongside Aljaž Škorjanec, Amy Dowden, Dianne Buswell, Giovanni Pernice, Gorka Marquez, Graziano Di Prima, Johannes Radebe, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Luba Mushtuk, Nadiya Bychkova, Nancy Xu, Neil Jones and Oti Mabuse.


Anton Du Beke joins the Strictly panel this series in place of Bruno Tonioli while Janette Manrara is the new co-host of It Takes Two alongside Rylan.

Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly will be back to host the main show, which will start in September on BBC One.