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 most anticipated members of the 2022 cast is Kym Marsh, who was announced as the second person on the August 4 show.
But who is Kym Marsh and what has 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 achieved 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.
With her participation in this year’s Be sure to come dance was revealed, Marsh admitted it took a long time.
“I’ve been thinking about doing it Strict for years, but times never worked out. I’m so happy they did it this year!” she said in a statement.
“I’m a huge fan of the show and can’t believe I’ll be watching from home in my pajamas and actually dancing in front of the judges in a glitter dress, it’s unreal!”
Be sure to come dance will return this September.
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