Jayde Adams says she’s living her ‘dream’ by becoming the latest celebrity to sign up for the OLD

Strictly Come Dancing is slowly announcing its lineup for 2022.

In September, the BBC series will return for its 20th anniversary series hosted by Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

The first announcements were made on August 4, with more names being revealed every day for the following week.

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Actor Will Mellor was named as this year’s first contestant. He is best known for his roles in Two pints of beer and a bag of chips and large church.

Will Mellor is appearing on ‘Strictly 2022’ (BBC)

Other Mellor credits include Hollyoaks, line of duty and, more recently, the ITV soap opera Coronation Streetin which he played Harvey Gaskell.

Speaking about his participation, Mellor said, “I’m honestly so excited to be participating in Strictly Come Dancing this year! I’m not going to lie, it’s totally out of my comfort zone and I know it’s going to be a big challenge, but that’s what life is all about.

“This is also my mom’s favorite show and she’s had some really rough years so I’m doing this for her too. May come!”

The second celebrity to be named was the actor and former singer Kym swamp.

Kym Marsh is appearing on 'Strictly' 2022' (BBC)

Kym Marsh is appearing on ‘Strictly’ 2022′ (BBC)

Marsh rose to fame as a member of the pop band Hear’Say after winning the ITV talent series popstars in 2001. However, she pursued an acting career and was cast as Michelle Connor in Coronation Street.

Speaking about his appointment, Marsh said: “I considered doing Strictly for years, but times have never been right. I’m so glad this year they have it!

“I’m a huge fan of the show and I can’t believe I’m going to go from watching at home in my pajamas to dancing in front of the judges in a sparkly dress, it’s unreal!”

The third celebrity to be announced was a DJ and radio host. Richie Andersonwho will participate in the program’s second male partnership.

Richie Anderson is on 'Strictly' (BBC)

Richie Anderson is on ‘Strictly’ (BBC)

Anderson, who presents travel reports on BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show, and is a regular presenter of the only show, said: “This is a dream come true! I can’t wait to get into those glitters and sequins and dance on the most famous dance floor in the world! Strictly is the ultimate feel-good show, as soon as I hear that iconic theme song, it’s just pure escapism.

“I will have to cancel my legendary Strictly night kitchen launch party that I throw every year, I’m sure my friends and family will understand. It’s also a great honor to be a part of a men’s dance partnership, it’s so important that we have this inclusion in such a huge show.”

Celebrity number four is loose women presenter Kaye Adamswho admitted in Friday’s (August 5th) edition that she is “terrified” about the coming weeks.

Kaye Adams has joined 'Strictly' (BBC)

Kaye Adams has joined ‘Strictly’ (BBC)

She told the BBC: “I said I wanted to make the last year of my fifties memorable and I can’t think of a better way to do that than to show the world my two left feet. Pray for me!”

On Saturday (August 6th), the comedian and Soul is not normal Star Jayde Adams was named as the fifth celebrity competing on the show.

appearing in Strictly has been Adams’ dream, as she told the BBC: “Since watching the first series in 2004, I feel like every step I’ve taken in my career over the last 11 years has been Strictly. I can’t begin to express the emotions I’m feeling, it means a lot to me and my family.”

This year’s series Strictly will be the 20th edition of the BBC competition. The most recent series, completed in December 2021, was won by EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis.

Strictly Come Dancing is due to return to the BBC on 10 September.

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