Three More Professional Dancers Announced

The BBC have today revealed 3 more professional dancers to join the line up of 14 dancers previously announced

British Dancers AJ Pritchard, Chloe Hewitt and Neil Jones join Aljaz Skorjanec, Anton Du Beke, Brendan Cole, Pasha Kovalev, Kevin Clifton, Gorka Marquez, Giovanni Pernice, Karen Clifton, Joanne Clifton, Katya Jones, Janette Manrara, Natalie Lowe, Oti Mabuse and Oksana Platero who were announced last month.

AJ and Chole together won the 2015 British Open Youth Latin Dance Championships and have been competing professionally for 9 years. At 20 years old Chloe is the youngest professional ever to take part in Strictly Come Dancing.

Neil is a 4 time British champion and three times winner of the World Amateur Latin Championships along with his wife and dance partner Katya Jones who joined Strictly last month. In 2015 they won the World Professional Latin Showdance Championships.


AJ Pritchard, Chloe Hewitt and Neil Jones

The BBC have not revealed if this new lineup means there will be a huge 17 celebrities competing this year or if some of the new pros will be purely taking part in professional routines.

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