Find out who has been revealed so far in the Dancing On Ice 2022 lineup
It might only be fall, but the lineup for Dancing On Ice 2022 is starting to release.
The 12 celebrities who will participate are slowly starting to be revealed.
Who are Dancing On Ice’s confirmed competitors?
Back on ITV in the New Year, twelve celebrities will take on the Dancing On Ice challenge.
Each week, they will skate live with their professional partners in an effort to impress both the panel and the viewers who will ultimately decide who wins the show.
Celebrity names have been confirmed, with more to be announced.
TV star Ria participates in Dancing on Ice.
She told ITV: “It will be fun. It’s one of ITV’s brightest shows, so when they asked me if I absolutely was, we watch it at home. It will be great to learn a scary new skill.
Ria added, “You have to say yes to the things that turn you on, that are a little bit scary because that’s when the growth happens – I hope so anyway!”
“I’m going on this trip and I hope to inspire moms, dads and everyone to try things out.”
Kye Whyte, who just made history at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and won Britain’s first-ever BMX Olympic medal, is now ready to take on the ice.
The silver medalist broke the news on CBBC Newsround and said, “I feel great.”
When asked if he had skated before, he replied: “I have [rollerskated] when I was younger then we’ll see how it goes.
When asked how long he had kept the secret, he replied, “Only three or four weeks.
“I think I was the last person to be selected. I was told not to tell anyone and I was waiting for the big reveal!
“My family knows about it. My dad and brother are rollerblading so I think they’re excited.
Professional dancer and former Strictly pro Brendan Cole takes to the ice.
Appearing on Loose Women, he said, “I’m so, so excited. It’s been a while now.
“I knew I would be doing the show for a while and want to start, I’m so excited to be on the show.”
Commenting on his ice skating experience to date, he said: “I only tried it.
“I’m a pretty confident person and I like to think I’m going to be good at whatever I put my hand or my feet into!” “
Former S Club Seven star Rachel takes her skates and trades the stage for the rink.
Speaking on This Morning, she said: “It now feels really real, it’s really happening. I’m so excited, obviously very nervous. It’s one of those things, until you do, you do. don’t know what’s going to happen.
As to whether she has skated before, Rachel said, “It’s only with The Penguin with my kids that you know every Christmas.
“I did it when I was 10 (years old) and I dabbled in it a bit and I really loved it but I’m very wobbly.”
She has just left the villa on Love Island, but already the new reality TV star Liberty has been recruited for DOI.
Trading the sun for ice, Liberty told ITV, “I grew up watching Dancing On Ice and my mom was actually a figure skater.
“I sometimes ice skate as a hobby so I can move around the rink, but I can’t do tricks, no spins or whatever, so I’m really looking forward to pushing myself and doing learn as much as possible.
“Not just skating around the ice, but actually dancing on the ice. Bring it on!”
Rugby ace Ben Foden is no stranger to ITV’s talent shows, having appeared on Celebrity X Factor.
Taking the ice, sportsman Ben told ITV: “I skated a bit when I was a kid.
“I used to go to ice clubs when I was 15, 16 (years old) and you would always see these kids who could do pirouettes and had a good dance training.
“I like the idea of learning a new sport and a new skill.
“I’m also quite competitive so I like the challenge of competing with others by doing something I’m not necessarily good at! “
Singer and dancer Regan is the son of legendary footballer Paul Gascoigne.
Speaking of joining DOI, he told ITV, “Obviously I dance and I love to dance, but that’s the skill of it.
“I’ve always wanted to do it. Always! Since I was a kid! “
Paralympic medalist Stef takes up her next challenge by joining Dancing On Ice.
She lost her right foot in a boating accident at the age of 16.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain, she said: “I have some really exciting news.
“I’m going to be getting into a new sport this winter and it comes with a bit of showbiz.
“I’m going to participate in Dancing On Ice and it’s a little scary but I can’t wait!”
Bez – real name Mark Berry – rose to fame in the ’90s as part of the Happy Mondays, but has since made a name for himself on reality TV.
He won Celebrity Big Brother in 2005, he is known for Celebrity Gogglebox and even competed in Celebrity MasterChef.
Speaking on This Morning Bez said, “At the moment, it looks more like Bambi on Ice, not Dancing On Ice.
“How I was chosen, I don’t know because I was absolutely horrible at the audition, but they must have seen potential in me!
“I can’t wait to learn a new skill and can’t wait to be on the Christmas rinks again and I can get in there and really show myself. “
Coronation Street star Sally Dynevor was the first celebrity to be announced for Dancing On Ice 2022.
Speaking to ITV’s Lorraine, the soap opera actress said, “Now everyone knows I do, I can’t back down, can I ?! And I’m so scared!
When asked if she had skated before, Sally – whose daughter is Phoebe Dynevor from Bridgeton – replied, “No, never! I went with Hattie [her daughter] when she was little and I had a penguin and then I thought it was too hard so I’m going to go have a coffee!
She added: “It’s a huge challenge, Lorraine.
“It really, really is. I’m not getting any younger, I just have to take every opportunity I have so that when I’m old I can say y’know what? I have tried it.
Who are the contenders for Dancing On Ice?
Denise Van Outen
Denise unfortunately had to leave Dancing On Ice in early 2021 after suffering a horrific shoulder injury during rehearsals.
A celebrity has never returned to the ice two series in a row, but The Sun has revealed how it could happen for DVO.
Her skating partner Matt Evers discussed the rumors that she could make a big comeback in the series.
He told us, “There’s been a lot of comments online for ‘Denise and Matt 2022’, they’ve never really done that before.
“At this point we’re only watching next week, but Denise has a lot of support to do the show again next year. I would like to.”
Reality TV star Olivia has expressed interest in joining the series.
She would follow in the footsteps of fellow Love Island stars, Wes Nelson and Maura Higgins.
“I would love to do the jungle. I would try Dancing on Ice, even if it scares me, ”she told RadioTimes.com.
“I’m a bit of a baby, so I don’t like to hurt myself. I feel like the minute I fall once, I’ll be done. I know it sounds dramatic, but I’m just kind of like that.
Former Coronation Street star Lucy Fallon is another name that has been added to the mix.
Former DOI star and ex-Corrie de Lucy’s co-star Brooke Vincent would love to see her on the show.
She told the Daily Star: “I told Lucy Fallon she should try it too.
“It’s crazy the support you get in your workplace when you do something different, and it means a lot. “
When does Dancing On Ice begin?
The start date for the new series has yet to be revealed, but it will likely be January 2022.
Season 13 kicked off on January 17, 2021 and ran through March 14, 2021.
With that in mind, the 14th series could kick off on Sunday, January 16, 2022 – but that has yet to be confirmed.