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    Posted: 22 July 2016 at 16:49
ooo getting excited

Red Carpet 30th August
Launch Show 31st August
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  Quote Jo Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 July 2016 at 20:41
Crumbs. That's early this year.

I'm guessing most of the celebs must be signed up.
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  Quote Andrew Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 July 2016 at 23:23
It seems to get earlier each year!
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 July 2016 at 11:51
I think Craig Revel Horwood said more or less in an interview all celebs signed.
As didn't Cheryl Baker say, 'Thats me scuppered' - or words to that effect.
Could be a bluff tho.
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  Quote Bren Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Aug 2016 at 13:35
Rehearsals have begun today
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Aug 2016 at 14:51
ooooooooh, any leaks/info yet?

see Kristina and Ben in the current Hello, with baby 'Melina'
that's her salary this year then.
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See Ed Balls and Will Young now believed have been added to the line up
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Aug 2016 at 11:58
Originally posted by littlesue

See Ed Balls and Will Young now believed have been added to the line up


Is he still in Politics?? (or just his wife now)

They could also have had Ed Milliband, and David Cameron, do they have much on at the moment??
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Aug 2016 at 12:02
Norwich City chairman Ed Balls set to become first male politician to take part in Strictly Come Dancing
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and lifelong Canaries fan Ed Balls appointed as NCFC Chairman of the Board of Directors. Photo : Steve Adams
Former Cabinet Minister and lifelong Canaries fan Ed Balls appointed as NCFC Chairman of the Board of Directors. Photo : Steve Adams
Norwich City chairman Ed Balls has reportedly signed up to take part in Strictly Come Dancing 2016 alongside the likes of Will Young and Louise Redknapp who are also believed to be joining the show.

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Former Labour shadow chancellor Ed Balls stated in an interview with the BBC in 2015 that he didn’t feel “equipped for Strictly”, however time seems to have changed his mind, as he will reportedly be putting on his dancing shoes this year and taking to television to perform in the hit ballroom show.

The ex-MP is set to become the first male politician to ever take part in the programme, following in the footsteps of former conservative MPs Ann Widdecombe and Edwina Currie.

The 49-year-old is no novice when it comes to the limelight, having previously taken part in The Great Sport Relief Bake Off, where he was a firm favourite with viewers but sadly lost out to Girls Aloud singer Kimberley Walsh whose Kilimanjaro cake stole the show, and last year revealed that he had also been offered a chance to appear on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here after the election in May.

As for his dancing skills, the father-of-three proved he can move back in 2014 when he was caught on camera doing a rendition of Psy’s Gangnam Style at a Labour Party conference in Manchester.

Strictly’s autumn series will coincide with the release of Mr Balls’ memoir of his time in politics, ‘Speaking Out - Lessons In Life And Polictics’ which is set to come out on September 8.

Other stars believed to be joining Ed Balls on this season of Strictly Come Dancing include actress Lesley Joseph, singer Will Young, TV presenters Laura Whitmore and Louise Redknapp, and former royal butler Paul Burrell.

• How do you think Ed Balls will fare on Strictly? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
http://www.edp24.co.uk/going-out/norwich_city_chairman_ed_balls_set_to_become_first_male_politician_to_take_part_in_strictly_come_dancing_1_4641075

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  Quote Jo Bird Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Aug 2016 at 16:29
Didn't Vince Cable do the Xmas special one year...
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  Quote littlesue Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Aug 2016 at 21:14
Yes he did Jo.
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  Quote Eviesmum Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Aug 2016 at 08:02
Oh I love will young so hope that's true.
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Aug 2016 at 15:59
Originally posted by Eviesmum

Oh I love will young so hope that's true.

Is he tall? ie could Natalie perhaps get someone with half a chance this year??
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  Quote littlesue Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Aug 2016 at 19:52
Will 5ft 11, Natalie 5ft 9.5, so about the same in her heels so doable
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  Quote deborah31 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 Aug 2016 at 21:15
Originally posted by littlesue

Will 5ft 11, Natalie 5ft 9.5, so about the same in her heels so doable

I'd like to see her last more than the first few weeks,
She's had a few older guys recently hasn't she (Tim Wonnacott springs to mind)

I wonder who Anton will get this year

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