TV presenter Helen Skelton has been announced as the 15th and final contestant for Strictly Come Dancing 2022.

The news was announced on Saturday morning on Claudia Winkleman's Radio 2 show, who also co-hosts the dance competition with Tess Daly.

Speaking about joining the popular show, Skelton said: "I'm really excited to get stuck into a fun adventure. My family and friends have always loved the show and can’t wait for me to get started."

Skelton started her TV career in children's television, presenting Newsround and Blue Peter on the BBC.

As a radio presenter, Helen has stood in for Dermot O'Leary and OJ Borg on BBC Radio 2, hosted various shows across BBC Radio 5 Live.

Recently, she was announced as the host of the new-look BBC Radio 5 Live Sunday morning show.

Skelton joins the previously announced contestants including EastEnders star James Bye, singer Fleur East, Ted Lasso star Ellie Taylor, Bros singer Matt Goss, Kiss radio host Tyler West, Former England footballer Tony Adams and Britain's Got Talent finalist Molly Rainford.

Paralympic swimming gold medallist Ellie Simmonds, comedian and actress Jayde Adams, Coronation Street actors Will Mellor and Kym Marsh, Loose Women star Kaye Adams, Radio 2’s Richie Anderson and Wildlife cameraman and presenter Hamza Yassin.

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One in the autumn.

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