It’s time to get glitter ball glam because Be sure to come dance season is back.
As a sign of late summer and the welcome of long, leisurely evenings, the BBC celebrity dance competition returns to its 20th season, with Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman returning as co-hosts.
Alongside a plethora of professional dancers, 15 famous faces have signed up to show off their footwork in this year’s run. (You can see the full lineup here.)
One of the members of the 2022 cast is Kym Marsh.
Here’s what we know about Marsh and what she said about joining Strict 2022…
Marsh first appeared in public as a candidate pop stars in 2001. She was one of five winners and formed the short-lived pop group Hear’Say. The group had two number one singles, “Pure and Simple” and “The Way to Your Love,” before Marsh left them to pursue a solo career.
After releasing a solo album, Marsh found success as an actor, playing the popular character Michelle Connor Coronation Street from 2006 to 2019. As of October 2020, Marsh has co-hosted the BBC One Lifestyle programme Live tomorrow with presenter Gethin Jones.
Talking about their participation in this year’s Be sure to come dance march said: “ Well it’s always been a little question for me for the last four or five years, it was in the cards and then didn’t happen and I felt like this year was a good year for me.
“There’s a lot of personal reasons for this, but work-wise I’m probably busier than ever and now I’ve taken on that at the same time, which is crazy!
“My husband is in the army and is still stationed in this country at the moment but there is a chance he will leave next year. So if I waited and did it next year, maybe he wasn’t here to watch.
“My dad isn’t doing very well either and he’d love to see me at the show and be able to come in and watch, so it had to be this year to make that happen.”
Be sure to come danceThe live shows are broadcast on BBC One on Saturday nights.
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