BBC name celebrities taking part in Let’s Dance For Sport Relief 2012

BBC name celebrities taking part in Let’s Dance For Sport Relief 2012

In just over three weeks, the BBC’s Let’s Dance For Sport Relief will return to BBC One for a spectacular fourth series.

The dance competition, hosted by Alex Jones and Steve Jones, will see stars of comedy, television, entertainment and sport, slipping on their dancing shoes and showing off their dance moves to raise money for Sport Relief.

This year, the competition has been extended across five weeks, with four heats culminating in a spectacular final on Saturday 17 March 2012.

Let’s Dance For Sport Relief will see a mix of solo dancers, duos and groups dance their version of some of the world’s most iconic dance routines in front of a live studio audience.

Who goes through to compete in the final will be down to the public and the panel of three, which will be made up of comedians, who will rotate each week.

The final will see eight celebrity acts dance with the hope of being crowned the Let’s Dance For Sport Relief Champion.

Among the celebrities taking part are British skier Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, The Only Way Is Essex stars Amy Childs & Harry Derbridge, shooting Stars regulars Angelos Epithemiou & Ulrika Jonsson, comedians Ava Vidal and Terry Alderton, and comic performer and writer Arabella Weir.

Joining them will also be broadcasters Tony Blackburn & David Hamilton, radio 1 DJ Scott Mills & pop star Olly Murs, comedian Omid Djalili, comedy double act Watson & Oliver, stand-up comic Patrick Monahan and comedian, writer and presenter, Rowland Rivron.

There will also be weekly performances from the likes of JLS, Will Young, LMFAO, Tinchy Stryder and Pixie Lott.

Let’s Dance For Sport Relief starts on Saturday 18 February 2012 on BBC One.

Updated: Wednesday 25 January 2012
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