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Skating stars: Past winners of Dancing on Ice

Following Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean's announcement that Dancing on Ice will finish after next year's series, we take a look back at past winners of the show and other notable contestants.

Gaynor Faye - Winner Series 1

The actress, who appeared in Coronation Street and Fat Friends, appeared in the first ever show in 2006. She beat Stefan Booth and Bonnie Langford in the final.

The actress won the first ever series of Dancing on Ice with skater Daniel Whiston. Credit: EMPICS Entertainment

Kyran Bracken - Winner series 2

The former England Rugby Union international beat Blue singer Duncan James and Clare Buckfield to win the 2007 competition.

Kyran Bracken has since taken part in several skating tours. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/

Suzanne Shaw - Winner series 3

The former Hear'Say star skated to glory in 2008 beating Soap star Chris Fountain in the final.

Shaw won acclaim on the show for her daring routines involving technical footwork as well as the "Headbanger" trick. Credit: Joel Ryan/PA Archive

Ray Quinn - Winner series 4

The 2006 X-Factor runner up topped the leader board every week on his way to becoming the 2009 champion.

The 2009 champion was praised for his highly technical performances. Credit: Ian West/PA Archive

Hayley Tamaddon - Winner series 5

The former *Emmerdale *actress was crowned champion in 2010 after skating with professional skater and childhood friend Daniel Whiston.

Tamaddon beat off competition from Hollyoaks star Kieran Richardson and actor Gary Lucy in the final.

Hayley Tamaddon pictured with professional skater Daniel Whiston, who has won the competition three times. Credit: Zak Hussein/PA Archive

Sam Attwater - Winner series 6

Sam Attwater, a former Eastenders actor, won the series in 2011 with partner Brianne Delcourt beating Laura Hamilton in the process.

Dancers Sam Attwater and Brianne Delcourt during a photocall ahead of the Dancing on Ice Live Tour 2012. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Archive

Matthew Wolfenden - Winner series 7

The *Emmerdale *actor used his gymnastic and dance background to his advantage as he stormed to victory in the 2012 final.

Matthew Wolfenden beat fellow soap star Jorgie Porter in the final. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Beth Tweddle - Winner series 8

The Olympic bronze medallist and triple world champion won the 2013 competition with partner Daniel Whiston, beating Eastenders actor Matt Lapinskas in the final.

Beth Tweddle at the launch of ITV's Dancing on Ice 2013. Credit: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

Other notable contestants

Pamela Anderson - Series 8

The Baywatch star was the first casualty of the 2013 series going out in the first week following a stumble and an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.

Pamela Anderson at a photocall for the launch of the 2013 series of 'Dancing on Ice'. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Chico - Series 7

Chico was a last-minute replacement for an injured Chesney Hawkes in the 2012 series. His entertaining and energetic performances with skater Jodeyne Higgins secured him a third place finish.

Dancers Jodeyne Higgins and Chico during a photocall ahead of the Dancing on Ice Live Tour 2012. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Archive

Todd Carty - Series 4

The former Eastenders actor was remembered more for his lack of skating talent than anything else with viewers witnessing Carty skating all the way off the rink mid-routine.

Todd Carty lasted five weeks on the show despite criticism of his skating. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Archive