Omid and Angelos hit the dancefloor

Let's Dance... line-up revealed

Omid Djalili, Angelos Epithemiou and Ava Vidal are among the comedians taking part in this year’s Let's Dance for Sport Relief.

Epithemiou will be teaming up with his former Shooting Stars colleague Ulrika Jonsson; while other celebrity pairings come from old-school DJs Tony Blackburn and David Hamilton, and Amy Childs and Harry Derbidge from The Only Way Is Essex.

Other comics taking part in the contest, which returns to BBC One for a five-week run starting on Saturday February 18, are Fast Show star Arabella Weir, Show Me The Funny winner Patrick Monahan, up-and-coming double act Watson & Oliver, comic and drumer Rowland Rivron and and stand-up Terry Alderton.

The line-up is completed by celebrities Olly Murs, Scott Mills and Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards.

Alex Jones and Steve Jones will reunite as hosts of the BBC charity fundraiser, which has previously been won by Charlie Baker, Robert Webb and Rufus Hound. The final takes place on March 17.

Published: 25 Jan 2012

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