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MotownGal

MotownGal Report 14 Aug 2021 09:20

It is nearly that time again. The final list has come out for this year. I am not sure who all of them are, so am using the descriptions from media.

Robert Webb - Actor (Peep Show)

AJ Odudu - TV Presenter

Tom Fletcher - Singer/Songwriter McFly

Nina Wadia - Actress

Greg Wise. - Actor

Tilly Ramsay - Celebrity Chef

Judi Love - Loose Women

Adam Peaty - Olympic Swimmer

Dan Walker - BBC Breakfast

Katie McGlynn - Actress Coronation Street

John Whaite - Bake Off Winner

Rose Ayling-Ellis - Actress Eastenders

Rhys Stephenson - TV Presenter Childrens TV

Sara Davies - Dragons Den

Ugo Monye - England Rugby


Anton de Beke is temporarily replacing Bruno as judge.


JustGinnie

JustGinnie Report 14 Aug 2021 09:33

Thank you for the list. I know most of them which makes a change for me.
Looking forward to a bit of sparkle on a Saturday night.

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 14 Aug 2021 09:42

Lovely to see you Ginnie.

Please add your comments when the competition starts.

In the meantime, dust down your tulle and chalk your shoes. ;-) <3

LondonBelle

LondonBelle Report 14 Aug 2021 10:57

I know more than I usually do, I'm sure it will be enjoyable regardless :-D

I think we might be in for a good year....fingers crossed :-D

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 14 Aug 2021 12:06

Lovely to see you too on here Belle. <3

Yes, I know a few. Greg Wise who could give Colin Firth a run for his money in a costume drama.

;-) ;-)

LondonBelle

LondonBelle Report 14 Aug 2021 14:40

Now I've never heard of Greg Wise :-0. Well I don't think I have, perhaps I'll recognise him when I see him :-D

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 14 Aug 2021 15:09

Married to Emma Thompson. He was in Sense and Sensibility.

He was Willoughby, striding across the moors! ;-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 14 Aug 2021 21:37

Let us hope that Covid stays away from them. I did see one of the professional dancers tested positive.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 14 Aug 2021 21:42

So Sinead from Corrie and Frankie from EEnders. Frankie is deaf, that should be interesting.

Kay

Kay Report 14 Aug 2021 23:15

I only know 3!!
I must lead a very sheltered life!!
I was trying to think when it starts. Is it November?

LondonBelle

LondonBelle Report 15 Aug 2021 06:25

I think Strictly normally starts in September but the 2021 launch date has yet to be announced :-D

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 15 Aug 2021 06:52

Greg Wise - actor husband of,Emma Thompson;
Adam Peaty - Olympic swimmer;
Dan Walker - BBC morning news announcer and sports presenter
Katie McGlynn - Corrie.

They’re the ones I have heard of.

In the back of my mind, many years ago, Dan Walker was quite religious and refused to work on Sundays. Or have I got the wrong guy?

One morning a short while ago he announced he was taking a break from the morning news - now I know why!

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 15 Aug 2021 07:59

Nice to see Ann, Kay and Joy twirling onto this thread.

I do hope Covid will not rear its ugly head, and some have to isolate.

I know seven of them!

Tilly is Gordon Ramsey's daughter.

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 15 Aug 2021 08:38

Hi Maddie, always happy to twirl.

I have to admit, though, that I’ve only ever watched one series of Strictly - because a pal told me I ought to watch Jay who was a great dancer. He was!

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 15 Aug 2021 09:03

Robert Webb has 'form' for dancing :-D :-D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Lz6k5Zg2wA

Anyone else remember him dancing to 'What A Feeling' for Comic Relief in 2009?

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 15 Aug 2021 10:21

Yes Maggie, I remember that. Comical, but very, very good. He really perfected his moves.

Florence61

Florence61 Report 15 Aug 2021 19:32

Well. have to say i have only heard of about 3 of those names!!

Better do some googling lol before it starts.

The most memorable one for me has to be Anne Wydicombe (Spelling?)

Florence in the hebrides

Kay

Kay Report 15 Aug 2021 23:27

LondonBelle, thanks for that. No doubt someone will let us know the actual date soon.

MotownGirl, always happy to chat Strictly!! :-D
Still miss the gorgeous AJ. Brilliant dancer, a total gentleman and general all round hunk.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 16 Aug 2021 07:02

Albeit in miniature Kay :-) :-D

Kay

Kay Report 16 Aug 2021 23:13

I can do miniature AnninGlos, also very happy to do toyboy!!!!!!!! ;-)