POPSTAR Lee Ryan followed Blue bandmate Duncan James' lead by swapping singing for soap acting. He returned to EastEnders for a love triangle storyline with ex-fiancée Whitney Carter and Halfway but after quitting Walford for good he's now heading to the glitz and glamour of Strictly Come Dancing. Who is Lee Ryan? Lee Ryan was born in Kent in 1983 and rose to fame in the early 2000s as one of the founding members of boy band Blue along with Anthony Costa and Duncan James. Since releasing the first of their three UK number one albums, All Rise, in 2001, the band have sold 15 million records worldwide, including a series of hit singles. Blue reunited after a six-year hiatus in 2011 to represent the UK in the Eurovision song contest with their track All Rise, coming 11th. Since taking part in the 2013 ITV show The Big Reunion they have released a further two albums, Roulette and Colours. During his time away from the band, Lee embarked on a solo singing career, his … [Read more...] about Who is Lee Ryan and why did he leave EastEnders? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 star and singer from Blue
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BBC newsreader Kate Silverton is the latest celeb to sign up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing. So we know that she reads the news, but what else do we know about Kate as she bids to waltz off with the 2018 Strictly title? Here's the lowdown... Who is Kate Silverton? Kate Silverton is a journalist who works for the BBC as a newsreader. She was born on August 4, 1970 in Waltham Abbey, Essex - making her 48 years old. She grew up with her parents and two sisters before graduating from Durham University. Kate worked for a London bank before training with the BBC to become a journalist, working on Look North news before turning to reporting and presenting at Tyne Tees Television. She has been working for the BBC since around 2005 and has worked across many news shows such including BBC Breakfast. Kate and her husband have two children. When was the newsreader confirmed to be on Strictly? In August 2018 the 48-year-old was confirmed as the latest official contestant for Strictly Come … [Read more...] about Who is Kate Silverton? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 star and BBC newsreader
STRICTLY Come Dancing is getting ready for another series in 2018, with fans itching for the show to get underway But which celebs have signed up to take part and which professional dancers will be returning to the hit Saturday night show? Which celebrities are rumoured to be on Strictly Come Dancing 2018? Here are the stars that are being tipped to join the line-up: Catherine Tyldesley The Corrie actress has sparked rumours she's about to sign up to Strictly Fans are convinced Cath, who plays Eva Price, has signed up after she publicly told her parents: "I'm on it dad!! Promise!" after being told to be partnered with Alijaz Skorjanec and win the glitterball trophy for them. Anneka Rice The Sun exclusively revealed that TV veteran Anneka is being lined up for this year’s Strictly. The 59-year-old — famed for her jumpsuit-clad bum in Eighties hit Treasure Hunt — had a meeting at the BBC’s London HQ in early April 2018 after show chiefs contacted … [Read more...] about Who’s in the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up and when does it start? Latest rumours on celebrities and professionals
DJ VICK Hope is the first dance contestant to be signed up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing. But who exactly is she, what radio does she present for and when is BBC One's hit ballroom dancing competition returning for its 16th series? Here's what we know. Who is DJ Vick Hope? Vick Hope is a presenter who hosts Capital FM's regional breakfast show and 4Music’s Trending Live. She was a former club dancer before breaking into presenting. On April 18, 2017, it was announced that she would be hosting the radio's popular breakfast show alongside Roman Kemp. The pair started working on the show together on May 2, 2017. The former Cambridge graduate has also tried her hand at TV presenting. She hosts Sky One's Carnage with Freddie Flintoff and Lethal Bizzle which sees engineers build their own weapons on wheels. When was the DJ confirmed to be on Strictly? In August 2018 the 28-year-old was confirmed as the first official contestant for Strictly Come Dancing … [Read more...] about Who is DJ Vick Hope? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 contestant and Capital radio presenter
STRICTLY Come Dancing will soon return for another action-packed series. But when does it start and how can you get tickets? Here's the lowdown. When does Strictly Come Dancing 2018 start? Strictly will be returning with a glitzy red carpet event on August 27. The event will launch the stars of this year's show. It will take place at The Piazza at BBC New Broadcasting House in London. The launch show will then take place on August 31 at Elstree Film Studios in Hertfordshire. This show is recorded in advance and will see the celebrities get paired up with their professional partners. Can I get tickets to the launch show and red carpet events? Yes. The BBC are operating a random draw for both the red carpet launch and live show. Registration will remain open for both events until Saturday 4 August 2018 at 4pm. You can apply for a maximum of two tickets for the premiere red carpet event and launch show. Entering the random draw does not guarantee tickets and you will only be … [Read more...] about When does Strictly Come Dancing 2018 start and can I get tickets to the launch show and red carpet events?