Georgia May Foote, Kellie Bright, Katie Derham, Anton Du Beke, Kevin Clifton , Giovanni Pernice - The three finalists, accompanied by their professional partners visit 10 Downing Street - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 15th December 2015
With a short-lived but memorable career in pop behind him, Andre is already the bookies' favourite to win 'Strictly' 2015.
‘90s pop pin-up and TV star Peter Andre has agreed to take part in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ next month, making him the seventh celebrity name to sign up for the BBC show.
The ‘Mysterious Girl’ singer announced the news on Wednesday (August 19th), and revealed that he has been asked to take part in the dancing competition before, but that other commitments have prevented him from taking it on.
Peter Andre is the seventh celebrity name confirmed for 'Strictly' 2015
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She'll be joining Jeremy Vine, Ainsley Harriott, Kellie Bright and Georgia May Foote in the 2015 edition, which starts next month.
TV and radio personality Katie Derham has become the latest celebrity name to sign up for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ later this year. The ex-ITV newsreader and current presenter of the BBC Proms announced that she’ll be participated in the show when it returns in September, which she described as a “national treasure”.
Derham, 45, is the fifth contestant to join the 2015 edition of the ever-popular dance competition, and she gave the following statement after being announced on Saturday (August 15th). “I’m extremely excited to be part of such a wonderful show… …I spend hours admiring professional musicians and performers at the Proms, so I’m thrilled to have the chance to throw myself into an equally demanding and beautiful world. It will be a totally new experience for me and I can’t wait to get going.”
Katie Derham is the fifth 'Strictly' contestant for 2015
Eight celebrities will compete for the chance to conduct at the last night of the Proms in a new BBC2 reality show.
The winner of Maestro, featuring hip-hop artist Goldie, Blur bassist Alex James and actress Jane Asher, will conduct the BBC Concert Orchestra in front of a 30,000-strong live audience on September 13th.
The programme, which is due to air over the summer, will see a judging panel led by eminent conductor Sir Roger Norrington decide which of the eight contestants gets kicked off the show every week.
Newsreader Katie Derham, presenter Peter Snow, actor David Soul, comedienne Sur Perkins and comic actor Bradley Walsh are the other five conducting-wannabes.
"Maestro will take the audience on a fascinating, surprising, thrilling and informative journey into the heart of music-making," commented Peter Maniura, head of BBC Classical Music Television.
"It will delve into the practicalities, magic and mystery of what a conductor actually does to make great music happen."
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