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Dancing on Ice 2021 contestants and professional dancers

Dancing on Ice 2021

Returning to ITV in the new year, each week twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners as they try to impress both the panel and the viewers who will ultimately decide who wins the show. 

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show and the expert panel of Torvill and Dean, John Barrowman and Ashley Banjo will all resume their roles as judges.

Links to announcements:

Sunday 20 September:

[1] Myleene Klass is Dancing On Ice 2021's first celebrity contestant 

Tuesday 22 September:

[2] Emmerdale actor Joe-Warren Plant is the second celebrity skater confirmed to be taking part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Wednesday 23 September:

[3] Denise Van Outen is the third celebrity skater confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Thursday 24 September:

[4] Actress Faye Brookes is the fourth celebrity skater confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

[5] Actor and singer Jason Donovan has revealed today that he is the fifth celebrity skater confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Friday 25 September:

[6] Capital Radio DJ Sonny Jay has announced this morning that he is the sixth celebrity skater confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Saturday 26 September

[7] [8] Skier Graham Bell and athlete Colin Jackson CBE became the seventh and eighth celebrities confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Tuesday 29 September

[9] TV personality Rebekah Vardy confirmed this morning that she is to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Wednesday 30 September

[10] Musician Lady Leshurr confirmed this morning that she is to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Friday 1 October

[11] TV personality and business woman Billie Shepherd is the eleventh celebrity skater to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

Sunday 4 October

[12] Actor and comedian Rufus Hound revealed today that he is the twelfth celebrity skater confirmed to take part in Dancing on Ice 2021

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Dancing on Ice confirms Professionals for 2021

Dancing on Ice confirms its line up of professional skaters who will be pairing up with this year’s celebrities ahead of the forthcoming 2021 series.

Dancing on Ice regular Matt Evers, who has been a part of the show since it launched on ITV in 2006 will be returning to the ice alongside series favourites Alexandra Schauman and husband Lukasz Rozycki, Mark Hanretty, Hamish Gaman, Brendyn Hatfield and Vanessa Bauer who will be taking their place alongside the class of 2021.

Former Dancing On Ice alumni Andy Buchanan and wife Robin Johnstone return to the ice.   Andy previously skated with Anthea Turner (2013) and Zaraah Abrahams (2014), whilst Robin partnered Gareth Thomas (2013) and Joe Pasquale (2014). 

New additions to the line-up are professional coach and Disney On Ice star Angela Egan, Klabera Komini who is joining the cast as the current reigning champion from Dancing On Ice in the Netherlands and Yebin Mok, who is a member of the UK coaching elite and co-founder of Ice Theatre.  Yebin is married to last year’s professional skater, Doctor and Orthopaedic surgeon Tom Naylor.   

Completing the line-up are former competitive skaters and Cirque Du Soleil performers Karina Manta and skating partner Joe Johnson, who will lead the professional group performances. 

All of the celebrity and professional skating partnerships will be confirmed in due course. 

Dancing On Ice returns to our screens in 2021.  Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show and the expert panel of Torvill and Dean, John Barrowman and Ashley Banjo will all resume their roles as judges.