The soap star named the late TV presenter who won the Glitter Ball in 2014 as he biggest inspiration on the dancefloor.
One of the professional dance partners has caught COVID and must isolate for 10 days.
The soap star hopes to break down stereotypical attitudes around deaf people and music.
The McFly singer said his three sons get embarrassed when he tries practising his moves for the BBC show.
The former 'Corrie' star says she won't be at the centre of any 'Strictly curse' rumours this year.
Simon Rimmer says the time when he was working on both Strictly and Channel 4's Sunday Brunch left him so tired he was on the brink of hallucinating.
TV chef and restaurateur Simon Rimmer said he and his family risked going bankrupt because he 'got cocky' opening a new restaurant site in the wrong place.
Kate Thornton's podcast White Wine Question Time is heading towards its 150th episode - with live shows around the corner in the autumn.
The BBC dance show promises fans a full-length series this year including Halloween Week, but there will be no return to Blackpool.
The 'Countryfile' presenter was sent home by judges following the semi-final dance off in 2015 and admits the loss still hurts.
The 60-year-old 'Strictly' judge has had seven stitches and is believed to have suffered tendon damage after slicing open her hand.
Legendary choreographer Arlene Phillips said she had to find herself again after hearing she had lost her 'Strictly Come Dancing' role by a phone call from Radio 5 Live.
After his 2015 election defeat, former Labour leader Ed Miliband was inundated with reality offers - but he's not interested.
The 'Strictly' stars are living 'The Good Life' after moving to a farm in Devon where they grow their own food and keep alpacas.
The dancer had a temporary stint on the judging panel last year, but he'll be a full-time fixture in 2021.