DANCING On Ice’s line-up is complete – with Love Island’s Liberty Poole and Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt among the daring dozen who will take to the rink.
The 12 celebrities now have three months to polish up their skating skills before the new series of the hit ITV dance competition begins in January.
Coronation Street’s Sally Dynevor, who plays Sally Webster, and former Dancing On Ice pro dancer Brendan Cole have also joined up to take part.
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are back as hosts, alongside judges Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean and Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo.
The Sun revealed last week that actor John Barrowman had been axed from his position on the panel after he repeatedly exposed himself on the sets of other TV shows.
Former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips, 78, who was axed from the BBC show in 2009, is now hot favourite to replace him.
A source said: “Dancing On Ice bosses see her seniority as a brilliant way to create a diverse panel of experts on the show. It means the DOI judges will now be made up of two men and two women spanning an extensive age range.”
Here we bring you the full line-up — and what they have said about their own chances.
Liberty Poole: 3/1
LOVE Islander Liberty, 21, said: “I grew up watching Dancing On Ice and I ice skate as a hobby sometimes so I can get around the rink.
"But I can’t do any tricks – no pirouetting or anything.”
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Kimberly Wyatt: 8/1
THE Pussycat Dolls star, 39, said: “I’m nervous, that ice is going to hit hard.
“I’m just excited to see what I can do there. I’m up for a challenge!”
Connor Ball: 10/1
VAMPS bassist Connor, 25, said: “I’m excited, obviously, but I’m really nervous. I’m quite clumsy, accident prone. Ice is hard.”
Ria Hebden: 20/1
TV presenter Ria, 38, said: “You’ve got to say yes to things that excite you, that are a little bit scary.
"I’m hopefully going to inspire everyone to give things a go.”
Kye Whyte: 4/1
THE 22-year-old BMX Olympic silver medallist said: “I think I can win Dancing On Ice.
“I’d love to see if I can make the final. I’m very competitive.”
Sally Dynevor: 33/1
CORRIE star Sally, 58, said: “It’s a massive challenge. I’m not getting any younger.
“I’ve got to take every opportunity so when I’m old I can say, ‘I gave it a go’.”
THE Happy Mondays dancer, 57, said: “I don’t know how I got picked, as I was absolutely awful at the audition.
“But they must have seen some potential.”
Brendan Cole: 4/1
FORMER Strictly pro dancer Brendan, 45, said: “I’ve had one skate – and I was terrible.
“I was hoping I was going to be better than I was. I’ve got time to learn.”
Rachel Stevens: 12/1
THE 43-year-old former S Club 7 singer said: “I skated when I was ten years old and dabbled in it for a little bit and I really loved it – but I’m very wobbly.”
Ben Foden: 6/1
THE former England rugby star, 36, said: “I’m quite competitive so I like the challenge of competing at something that I’m not necessarily good at.”
Stef Reid: 16/1
LONG jump Paralympian silver medallist Stef, 36, said: “I’m swapping my running blade for a skating blade.
“It’s a little bit scary, but I can’t wait.”
Regan Gascoigne: 6/1
THE 25-year-old dancer and son of soccer legend Paul said: “Obviously I love dancing but it’s the skill of this.
“I’ve wanted to do it since I was a kid.”
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