Relatives Fortunes star Les Dennis has reportedly signed up to take aspect in Strictly Arrive Dancing.
The 69-yr-aged is set to be a lover favorite many thanks to his illustrious Television occupation – and bosses are claimed to be “thrilled” he’s getting element.
Les is considered to have to start with been requested to take section for the duration of his time on Coronation Road, but was first to convert it down.
A resource advised The Mail On Sunday: “The viewers are going to enjoy Les. He is a Tv icon and now he will be dancing on one particular of the most common demonstrates all over.
“He could be about to switch 70 but he is a showman and he will be excellent entertainment for individuals watching at residence. There is authentic enjoyment about Les having section.”
Les may well be nicely recognized as an actor, but he can dance – and he’s at this time touring with the West Close creation of the musical 42nd Road.
Les, who was after married to Amanda Holden, is most effective known for presenting Family Fortunes from 1987 to 2001.
He appeared onMassive Brother in 2002 although his to Amanda Holden was breaking down.
And he also played Michael Rodwell in Coronation Street from 2014- 2016.
The next series of the BBC hit is anticipated to start in September with a quantity of stars presently signed up.
The Sun exclusively revealed that ex Coronation Street star Ellie Leach would be onfollowing her exit from the cleaning soap.
Her addition to the line-up, which has yet to be confirmed by the BBC, will see the exhibit indicator up the “full cleaning soap set” as it’s by now set to involve former Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas, 34, as perfectly as EastEnders’ Bobby Brazier, 20, who is the late Jade Goody’s son.
We also told how former newsreader Angela Rippon is in talks to waltz in to Strictly at the age of 78 — generating her the show’s oldest contestant still.
Angela has loads of dance sort having hosted the preceding incarnation of the BBC show between 1988 and 1991, then returning in 1998 prior to it ended.