Strictly Come Dancing 2017 full line-up: Meet the contestants

The BBC has announced the full line-up for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, featuring a former X-Factor winner, various Holby City actors, and a Paralympic champion. 

Joining them are a vicar, two comedians, and a magician’s widow, making up the 15 contestants to take part in the 15th series. 

So, who exactly will take part in this year’s Strictly? Flick through the gallery below to find out more about each contestant.

Bruno Tonioli, Darcey Bussell and Craig Revel Horwood return as judges for the series, while Len Goodman has been replaced as head judge by Shirley Ballas.

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman will once again host, while the launch show will pay tribute to former host Bruce Forsyth. 

“The thoughts of everyone here at are still very much with Sir Bruce’s family,” a statement from Louise Rainbow, executive producer, reads. 

“Of course, we will be paying tribute to Sir Bruce at our launch show and this will include a heartfelt performance from out Strictly professional dancers. 

“We want to celebrate him and all that he loved about the show. Sir Bruce was, and will always be, a huge part of Strictly Come Dancing.”

Catch up with the latest on the show here.

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