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Vanessa Feltz confirmed for Strictly

1 of 1 Zoe Ball and Vanessa Feltz
Zoe Ball and Vanessa Feltz

Radio presenter and TV personality Vanessa Feltz is the first celebrity officially announced in the line-up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing.

The 51-year-old broadcaster shared the news this morning (Auguest 29th) on the BBC's Radio 2 breakfast show.

It Takes Two host Zoe Ball spoke to fellow DJ Feltz while filling in for Chris Evans's breakfast show.

A total of 15 celebrities - eight women and seven men - will take part in the 11th series of Strictly.

Famous names rumoured to be taking a spin around the ballroom include ex-Desperate Housewife Teri Hatcher, Coronation Street star Natalie Gumede, Countdown's Rachel Riley, rugby player Ben Cohen and singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

Strictly Come Dancing will launch on Saturday, September 7th on BBC One.

Let us know who you would most like to see join the show.

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