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Mrs Brown's other half joins Strictly line-up

1 of 2 Brendan O'Carroll and Jennifer Gibney
Brendan O'Carroll and Jennifer Gibney
2 of 2 Mrs Brown's Boys
Mrs Brown's Boys

Brendan O'Carroll's (aka Mrs Brown) missus will be donning sequins and getting a spray tan as Jennifer Gibney takes the last place on this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.

Jennifer Gibney has been announced, alongside Gregg Wallace and Tim Wonnacott as the final contestants for this year's Strictly Come Dancing. 

Gibney, who plays real-life husband Brendan O'Carroll's daughter on Mrs Brown’s Boys, said she was thrilled to be joining this year’s line-up.

“As a child I wrote to Blue Peter asking could I dance with Pan's People. Now at last I get a chance to earn my badge - excited doesn't cover it,” she said.

Masterchef fans can delight as Greg Wallace has also been confirmed. He said: “I absolutely love the show and I love dancing. I cannot wait to get engrossed and live in a Strictly bubble.”

And finally Tim Wonnacott, of Bargain Hunt fame, is thrilled to be joining a show – he plans on learning a few moves to impress his wife.

“I’m delighted to be joining Strictly Come Dancing. My wife and I are big fans of the show and this year we’ll be celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary. She loves dancing but it’s never really been my specialty. I would love to pick up even just a few moves so that come our anniversary, I can take her out and show her a good time.”

The full line-up for this year’s contest is: Frankie Bridge, Judy Murray, Alison Hammond, Thom Evans, Simon Webbe, Mark Wright, Sunetra Sarker, Jake Wood, Steve Backshall, Scott Mills, Pixie Lott, Caroline Flack, Jennifer Gibney, Gregg Wallace and Tim Wonnacott.

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One on September 7. 

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