It’s time to hang up your disco ball…because Be sure to come dance is back.
The hit BBC reality series has unveiled a whole new roster of contestants for 2022, including TV presenters, athletes and pop stars.
You can see the full line-up here.
Among the contestants competing for the Glitterball trophy this year is Will Mellor.
But who is Mellor and what did he say about his performance? Strict?
Mellor, 46, is an actor who rose to fame in 1995 when he joined the cast of Hollyoaks as James “Jambo” Bolton until 1998.
He is best known for his roles in Two pints of lager and a packet of chips and Broadchurch.
The star’s other credits include exercise of dutyand most recently ITV soap Coronation Streetin which he played Harvey Gaskell.
Mellor also has a music career, reaching number five on the charts in 1998 with his cover of Leo Sayer’s “When I Need You.”
He’s married to a dancer, Michelle McSween, which might come in handy Strict. The couple have two children together, 18-year-old Jayden and 14-year-old Renee.
Speaking of in front of him Strict Appearance, Mellor said: “I’ve been asked to do things over the years and I never wanted to do them, I’ve always been a little wary of doing things that might negatively impact my career.
“My mindset changed a few years ago after losing my father. As I went through the grief, I just realized that you have to take hold of life and start saying “yes” to things…
“I want to do something that is challenging. It’s scary and outside of my comfort zone, but those are the things to remember and that’s why I went for it. Also, it’s my mom’s favorite show and she’s been through a really tough few years, so it’ll give her something to look forward to and smile about.”
Be sure to come danceThe live shows are broadcast on BBC One on Saturday nights.
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