Strictly stars hit the studio for their FIRST day of training!

Strictly stars hit the studio for their FIRST day of training!


Strictly Come Dancing 2021’s celeb individuals have hit the coaching studio for their first day of dancing.

Greg Wise lead the cost on Tuesday, noticed at the London rehearsal area trying sporty and raring to go.

Masked up, actor Greg, 55, donned sweats and carried a yoga mat beneath one arm, slinging a big tan holdall over his torso.

And they're off! Strictly Come Dancing 2021's celebrity participants have hit the training studio for their first day of dancing, with Greg Wise leading the charge on Tuesday

And they’re off! Strictly Come Dancing 2021’s celeb individuals have hit the coaching studio for their first day of dancing, with Greg Wise main the cost on Tuesday

Joining him was TV chef John Whaite, 32, who snapped a selfie forward of coaching.

Looking the half, John donned an all-grey get-up – together with a really tight muscle T-shirt and Lycra leggings.

He additionally took a selfie chowing down on toast and jam – thanking Greg for supplying him with the condiment.

‘Thank the LORD for Greg Wise’s damson jam as just a little pre-workout sugar hit!’ he penned. 

'Now we dance!' Joining him was TV chef John Whaite, 32, who snapped a selfie ahead of training

‘Now we dance!’ Joining him was TV chef John Whaite, 32, who snapped a selfie forward of coaching

Nearly time: Masked up, actor Greg, 55, donned sweats and carried a yoga mat under one arm, slinging a large tan holdall over his torso

Nearly time: Masked up, actor Greg, 55, donned sweats and carried a yoga mat beneath one arm, slinging a big tan holdall over his torso

Tasty! Looking the part, John donned an all-grey get-up - including a very tight muscle T-shirt and Lycra leggings. He also took a selfie chowing down on toast and jam - thanking Greg for supplying him with the condiment

Tasty! Looking the half, John donned an all-grey get-up – together with a really tight muscle T-shirt and Lycra leggings. He additionally took a selfie chowing down on toast and jam – thanking Greg for supplying him with the condiment

Their co-star Adam Peaty has admitted it is going to be ‘very very completely different’ competing for the Glitterball trophy after his medal-winning summer season at the Tokyo Olympics.

The swimmer, 26, informed MailOnline that he believes there’s an expectation that he’ll ‘work laborious’ in the coaching room after spending years of specializing in his dream of successful gold.

Adam defined that he signed up for Strictly after deciding he nonetheless needed a brand new problem whereas he takes a break from swimming.

'People expect me to work hard': Strictly's Adam Peaty admitted it's going to be 'very very different' competing for the Glitterball after his gold medal success in Tokyo

‘People anticipate me to work laborious’: Strictly’s Adam Peaty admitted it is going to be ‘very very completely different’ competing for the Glitterball after his gold medal success in Tokyo

Speaking to MailOnline about taking to the Strictly dancefloor, Adam mentioned that he does really feel added strain to carry out effectively after successful two gold medals in Tokyo.

The sportsman received his first medal in the 100 m breaststroke, earlier than scooping his second gold in the 4×100 m combined medley. 

He mentioned: ‘People expect me to work laborious and prepare laborious, as a result of I’ve received each competitors I’ve gone into, however going into that is very very completely different.

Determined: The swimmer told MailOnline he believes there's an expectation that he will 'work hard' in the training room after his Olympic success (pictured in Tokyo 2020)

Determined: The swimmer informed MailOnline he believes there’s an expectation that he’ll ‘work laborious’ in the coaching room after his Olympic success (pictured in Tokyo 2020)

‘I’m used to being in the water, I’m not used to being on land towards gravity, however hopefully my hips are fairly fluid.

‘I feel it is essential to be challenged in life, I’m a sportsperson so I’m continually being challenged, however I felt I wanted to take a bit of time away from swimming, it is all about the problem.’

Adam additionally informed MailOnline that he fears it is going be ‘extraordinarily laborious’ to tackle the problem of studying how one can dance, particularly given he is by no means educated with a companion earlier than.

He added: ‘The swimming coaching is one of the hardest sports activities I’m used to going up and down for 4 hours a day, for me dancing is music however it is going to be extraordinarily laborious, I’ve educated my thoughts and physique for a very long time so I’m hoping I can put the laborious work to make use of.’ 

Getting his glitter on! Adam also told MailOnline that he fears it's going be 'extremely hard' to take on the challenge of learning how to dance

Getting his glitter on! Adam additionally informed MailOnline that he fears it is going be ‘extraordinarily laborious’ to tackle the problem of studying how one can dance

‘With the Olympics you are not on TV, however the preparation could be very completely different, however clearly you are carrying individuals by means of that coaching cycle.

‘I can take criticism, but when I’ve put my coronary heart and soul into it, and get a 3 or 4 I’m not going to be very joyful.’

‘Those first few weeks are going to be fairly laborious, the whole lot round that’s fairly unsettled however as soon as I get a couple of weeks of will probably be good.’

Focused: 'I can take criticism, but if I've put my heart and soul into it, and get a 3 or 4 I'm not going to be very happy,' he said (pictured during the Tokyo Olympics)

Focused: ‘I can take criticism, but when I’ve put my coronary heart and soul into it, and get a 3 or 4 I’m not going to be very joyful,’ he mentioned (pictured throughout the Tokyo Olympics)

Adam joins a slew of former Olympians who’ve taken to the Strictly dancefloor, together with Louis Smith, Victoria Pendleton and Claudia Fragapane, however he insists he hasn’t picked up any ideas from his fellow sports activities stars.

‘I do not need to know an excessive amount of I do not need to spoil the shock, simply me figuring out I’ll get pleasure from it, it is a competitors simply with a recent thoughts and see what we get,’ he mentioned. 

This yr’s Strictly will see 15 celebrities take to the dancefloor with their skilled companions, with the pairings set to be revealed in Saturday’s launch present.

Stars together with actor Greg Wise, comic Judi Love, singer Tom Fletcher and presenter AJ Odudu will take to the dancefloor in their sequins in the hope of impressing the judging panel.

Despite the easing of Covid restrictions throughout the UK, bosses have confirmed that many of final yr’s protocols will proceed for this collection, together with {couples} forming Covid-safe ‘bubbles’ to allow them to prepare and carry out safely.

The present may even see the return of a reside viewers, after most of the 2020 collection was suffering from England’s ongoing lockdowns.

Strictly Come Dancing returns on Saturday 18th September on BBC One.

STRICTLY COME DANCING 2021: WHO ARE THE CONTESTANTS?

TOM FLETCHER

Age: 36

Profession: McFly musician

Tom says: ‘I’m so happy the information is out it’s been so laborious conserving it secret. Equal components excited and terrified.’

Fun reality: Tom’s McFly bandmate Harry Judd received Strictly Come Dancing in 2011. Tom’s spouse Giovanna Fletcher is the reigning champion of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

ROBERT WEBB

 Age: 48

Profession: Actor and comic

Robert says: ‘It’s very thrilling however with a slight undertone of quivering terror.’

Fun Fact: Robert squeezed right into a shiny leotard to take the title of Let’s Dance For Comic Relief in 2009, performing What A Feeling from ’80s movie Flashdance, beating the likes of Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness to the title. 

RHYS STEPHENSON  

Age: 27

Profession: CBBC presenter  

Rhys says: ‘I’ve dreamt about being on this present, and I do know for a proven fact that it will exceed each expectation’

Fun reality: Rhys has been an actor since the age of ten, performing alongside Matt Smith and Hugh Bonneville. 

KATIE MCGLYNN

 Age: 28

Profession: Actress

Katie says: ‘I’m actually not a dancer, however I’m so excited to study a brand new ability on this loopy journey and can’t wait to slide into some sequins alongside the means.’

Fun reality: Katie, who performed Sinead Tinker in Corrie, received a NTA for Best Serial Drama Performance in 2020. 

TILLY RAMSAY

Age: 19

Profession: CBBC presenter

Tilly says: ’I’m going to place my coronary heart and soul into this and may’t wait to get my dancing sneakers on!’

Fun reality: Tilly’s father is celeb chef Gordon Ramsay and the pair typically star in dancing TikTok movies.

NINA WADIA  

Age: 52

Profession: Actress

Nina says: ‘I feel I ought to do that earlier than I’m too previous and may’t stroll anymore. I simply need to seize life by the horns and simply get pleasure from it.’

Fun reality: Nina is a JDRF Ambassador and was awarded an OBE in the 2021 New Year’s Honours List. 

ADAM PEATY

Age: 26

Profession: Athlete 

Adam says: ‘I’m actually trying ahead to doing one thing completely completely different and difficult myself away from the pool.’

Fun reality: Adam turning into the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.

UGO MONYE

 

Age: 38

Profession: Rugby participant and sports activities pundit

Ugo says: ‘What a dream come true! Strictly is the largest leisure present on TV and I can’t wait to point out everybody I’ve acquired extra than simply dad dancing strikes.

Fun reality: Beginning his rugby profession at Harlequins in 2002, Ugo went on to make 241 appearances for the membership the place he scored 89 tries, received a Premiership and made his England debut in 2008.

 

AJ ODUDU

Age: 33

Profession: TV presenter

 AJ says: ‘I feel it is going to be actually difficult. I am unable to wait for the sequins, the wigs, the glitz and the glamour.’

Fun Fact: Apocalypse Wow hosts AJ has featured on a whopping 14 TV reveals this yr, competing in the likes oF Cooking With The Stars and Celebrity Karaoke Club. She has appeared as a panelist on Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two in the previous, too.

JOHN WHAITE

Age: 33

Profession: Great British Bake Off Winner and TV chef

 John says: ‘I’m so grateful, excited, and nervous to be becoming a member of the Strictly 2021 household… I’ve been sporting sequins and jazzy apparel since I used to be three years previous and may’t wait to hurl myself, full throttle, round the most glamorous dance ground on earth’

Fun Fact: John is ready tp be half of the first ever all-male partnering – the first in 17 years of the present.

SARA DAVIES 

Age: 37  

Profession:  Businesswoman

Sara says: ‘I’m actually nervous as a result of up to now the producers preserve asking me if I can dance… Truth be informed – I have not acquired a clue! I’ve not danced since I did ballet classes once I was little.’

Fun reality: Sara was the youngest ever dragon on BBC present Dragons’ Den.

DAN WALKER

Age: 44 

Profession: Journalist

Dan says: ‘I’m having fun with the expertise when it begins of studying to bounce. I’ll be sincere I’m not making room on any cabinets in my home for the glitterball.’

Fun reality: Dan just lately stop Football Focus after 12 years at the helm and has been masking Tokyo Olympics.

 GREG WISE

Age: 55

Profession: Actor

Greg says: ‘It’s about being on the market and exposing your self as somebody who cannot dance, and studying.’

Fun reality: Greg is married to the actress Emma Thompson who he met whereas filming Sense and Sensibility.  

ROSE AYLING-ELLIS

Age: 30

Profession: Actress

Rose says: ‘I hope I’ll do the deaf group proud and break down extra boundaries. I’m additionally very excited to study an unbelievable new ability.’

 Fun reality: Rose will make historical past as Strictly’s first deaf contestant. 

 JUDI LOVE

Age: 41

Profession: Comedienne 

Judi says: ‘I’m actually trying ahead to pushing myself in one thing that I might have solely dreamed of doing and now it’s really coming true!’

Fun reality: Judi started comedy when she carried out a set in entrance of her class for a level module.

 

 

 

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