Danny John-Jules joins Strictly | The Cat's out the bag..

Danny John-Jules joins Strictly

The Cat's out the bag..

Red Dwarf star Danny John-Jules it so take part in the next series of Strictly Come Dancing.

The actor – whose credits also include the  children's series Maid Marian and Her Merry Men and  crime drama Death in Paradise – previously worked as a dancer in the West End and was a member of the original cast of Starlight Express. 

However he still admitted that appearing on the BBC One show would be ‘nerve-wracking’ , but said  he was ‘absolutely delighted’ at the prospect of performing in ‘glittery spandex’.

Broadcaster Katie Piper, Steps member Faye Tozer and YouTuber Joe Suggs have also been announced as taking part, with more names set to emerge over the week.

Here is John-Jules dancing on Red Dwarf:

Meanwhile former Cheers star Kirstie Alley is reportedly joining the Celebrity Big Brother house when the series returns to Channel 5 on Thursday.

Published: 14 Aug 2018

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