The new series of Dancing on Ice promises to be a memorable one, as our prestigious judging panel is finally announced.
Former Pussycat Doll and I'm a Celebrity star Ashley Roberts is the newest face to join the team, bringing a wealth of dance and performance expertise to our panel. Ashley also admits to being more than just a little star struck by our Dancing on Ice regulars as she reveals, "I'm beyond excited to be joining Dancing on Ice as a judge, to work alongside Torvill & Dean is such an honour - they're absolute legends."
Karen Barber re-joins us as a judge for the new series and will be making sure our contestants tick all the boxes with their performances. "We have an absolutely wonderful group of celebrity skaters this year who have been training so hard to ensure they deliver on the ice for the viewers, and of course us judges." says Karen.
The first judge to be confirmed for 2013, Jason Gardiner, returns to the rink after a year away from the show. But rest assured he's fighting fit and ready for the challenge: "I'm delighted to be returning to the show. I look forward to seeing what this year's celebrities can deliver on the
ice - I just hope they're ready for my honest critique." says Jason.
Last but not least, we're thrilled to confirm that head judge Robin Cousins returns for his 8th series on the Dancing on Ice panel, but if the celebs expect any easy treatment they had better think again. Robin says, “After a great DOI 2012 with one of our strongest winners, the class of 2013 has their work cut out! It will be no pain, no gain and certainly no sympathy from us judges!”
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