Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Hollyoaks and Emmerdale actor Gemma Atkinson confirmed as celebrity contestant
12 August, 2017, 00:28
Best known for his role as Kush Kazemi in EastEnders, Davood said, "Having the opportunity to take part in this year's Strictly is such an honour. Put me in a gym with a load of lads and dumbbells I'm fine, put me on a dance floor in a frock and it's way out of my comfort zone, so I've got to do it". I've just been told it's knackering and the hours are long.
If this music video from Rev Coles' pop star days as one half of 80s chart-toppers The Communards is anything to go by, he already has a bit of the Balls magic about him.
Coles co-hosts BBC Radio 4's Saturday Live and recently co-presented BBC One's The Big Painting Challenge.
"As far as any dance training goes, I haven't had any". The likes of Mollie King from the Saturdays and Gemma Atkinson, who have been confirmed for the new series, will fit perfectly into this setting.
The 5ft 9in actress, who became the fourth name confirmed for the ballroom dancing show, hopes she is paired up with a "tall and strong" pro on the new BBC1 series.
"The sum of my dance experience is throwing a few shapes at a party, I've never had a dance lesson in my life".
"Without doubt it will be the scariest yet most exciting thing I've ever done".
The forthcoming series will see legendary choreographer Shirley Ballas claim Len Goodman's Head Judge seat following his shock departure at the end of previous year and, although the fellow panelists - Darcey Bussell, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli - are excited to have her on board, they're convinced she'll stand her ground.
Conservators have been working on Antarctic artefacts from Cape Adare since May past year and have accrued nearly 1,500. The Heritage Trust believes the cake dates from his endeavor, known as the Terra Nova Expedition after the supply ship.
He has said the assembly will promote peace by bringing different sectors of society together to rewrite the constitution. Since late July, President Trump has slapped sanctions on 22 Venezuelan leaders, including Maduro .
Thursday was another comfortable August day across central North Carolina, something we don't see too often this time of year. Thursday , NWS said radar was tracking a storm coming onshore in West Michigan that was moving east at 15 miles per hour .
Chris Christie serves as its chair. "When I was growing up, they had LSD - and they had certain generations of drugs", Trump said. But on Tuesday, Health Secretary Tom Price suggested that Mr Trump already had the necessary authority to tackle the crisis.
They say all of the Exeter Fire Department's units and multiple other units from nearby towns are operating at the hospital. The cause of the staff members' sickness at the New Hampshire hospital remained a mystery Friday afternoon, officials said.
Smith panicked, and ran back to his unit. "Dispatch, please send help", repeats Smith. "I've been shot in the neck", he says. Smith sounds as if he is about to pass out, telling the dispatcher that he was hit in the neck and had two broken arms.
Scientists who collected data for the report attribute the record heat to long-term global warming and El Niño. The leak of the draft report comes amid an unprecedented streak of rapidly rising global temperatures.
McCarthy is charged with first-degree murder in Sunday's death of Clinton police Officer Gary Michael. He eventually changed his story and acknowledged that McCarthy asked him to buy the rifle for him.
The electoral commission said this was "illegal and premature", and said basic mathematical errors had been made. Already, though, tensions have boiled over into violence in some of the slums of Nairobi.
Train collision in northern Egypt kills at least 31
Egypt's Health Ministry has raised to 36 the death toll from a train collision just east of the coastal city of Alexandria. It is not immediately clear had caused the crash, which saw the trains smash into each other head-on by the Suez Canal.
BMW violently plunges off Texas parking garage
Police said the woman survived, but suffered serious injuries during the crash, which happened on July 13. Police say the woman mistook the gas pedal for the brake and crashed through the parking garage barriers.
Science Says: Trump team garbles climate science
NOAA report co-editor Deke Arndt said the only notable normal global measure in 2016 was snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere. A degree and a half may not seem like much, but even slight changes in temperature can have widespread effects.
Eagles trade Jordan Matthews, pick to Bills for CB
But by the same token, we weren't picking up the phone and calling teams on Jordan because of his value to our team. They signed free agents Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith and then drafted Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson.
Guam residents feel patriotism but worry grows
Pacific territory of Guam, hours after President Donald Trump said any threat from Pyongyang would be met with "fire and fury". Others find the inevitable online jokes and dismissive comments about Guam particularly tasteless, given the situation.